Current Student Information
As far as possible, the Faculty urges students to adhere to the recommended enrolment patterns as detailed in the relevant sections. Completion of pre-requisite and/or co-requisite courses is mandatory unless approval has been granted by the Administration Coordinator (Student Support).
Maximum course load
The course load for on-campus students is four courses per semester. The normal load for external students is two courses per semester. However, students may vary this load, depending on individual circumstances, up to a maximum of four courses per semester in semester one and two and a maximum of three courses in semester three.
Study pattern adjustments
The Faculty's Senior Administration Officers (Student Support) reserve the right to amend, add or delete courses as deemed appropriate and in accordance with suggested study patterns, enrolment requirements, maximum course load or other reasons. Students will be notified of any changes to their enrolments that are initiated by the Faculty.
Important dates for drops/adds
Students are reminded to be aware of the important student dates of the University.
Single course enrolments
It is possible for students from other tertiary institutions to undertake single course enrolment as cross-instititutional students. Approval from your home institution is required. For further details please contact us. Further cross institutional and professional development enrolment is also available.
Maximum duration of programs
Maximum duration applies to all programs offered by the Faculty (see individual program entries for details). Study should be completed within the maximum duration. Extensions may be granted in extenuating circumstances.
Claims for exemptions for previous study need to be submitted prior to or at the time of enrolment in a program. Each claim will be assessed on individual merit in line with USQ, Faculty and relevant Professional Bodies exemption policies.
Students considering cancelling their program of study should refer to Student Services for further advice.
Exit from a program
There may be opportunities for students to exit their program with a lesser qualification if their personal circumstances change.
Leave of absence
Students may wish to undertake a leave of absence from their studies.