the australian national university
Programs and Awards Statute 2013
ANU Medical school Academic Progress Order 2014
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) of The Australian National University makes this Order under subsection 6.2 of the Programs and Awards Statute 2013 and subsection 10.3 of the Academic Progress Rules 2014.
Dated: 9 December 2014.
Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington
DEPUTY VICE-CHANCELLOR (ACADEMIC)
1 Name of Order and commencement
1.1 This Order is the ANU Medical School Academic Progress Order 2014.
1.2 This Order commences on 1 January 2015.
2.1 In this Order, unless the contrary intention appears, words and expressions used in this Order and in the Academic Progress Rules have the same respective meanings as they have in the Academic Progress Rules.
3.1 This Order applies to a student enrolled, at any level, in the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor Surgery (MBBS) program or the Medicinae ac Chirurgiae Doctoranda (Doctor of Medicine and Surgery - MChD) program.
4 Coursework: failure to maintain satisfactory standard
4.1 A student who fails one or more courses in a year of enrolment is considered to have failed to maintain a satisfactory standard of academic progress in his or her program, and is to be regarded as being on probation for the remainder of that program.
4.2 A student who is, or is regarded as being, on probation must be notified in writing, as soon as practicable after the failure occurs.
4.3 Upon notification of being on probation, a student must meet with the Delegated Authority and may be directed to take remediation activities.
4.4 For subsection 4.3, remediation activities may include, but are not limited to, undertaking a targeted academic revision program or satisfying a specific requirement from the Professional Behaviours Committee.
4.5 If a student to whom subsection 4.1 applies, fails, for a second or subsequent time, any course in any year of his or her enrolment, the student is considered to have failed to have maintained a satisfactory standard of academic progress, and may be excluded by the Delegated Authority from enrolling in graduate or undergraduate coursework as the case requires.
4.6 If a student fails to meet any of the conditions imposed by an Academic Progress Committee under section 14 of the Academic Progress Rules, the student may be excluded by the Delegated Authority from enrolling in graduate or undergraduate coursework as the case requires.
4.7 However, notwithstanding subsection 4.1and 4.5, a student who fails any course in their final year (or part-time equivalent) is considered to have failed to have maintained a satisfactory standard of academic progress, and may be excluded by the Delegated Authority from enrolling in graduate or undergraduate coursework as the case requires.
4.8 If a student is to be excluded from their program under subsection 4.5, 4.6 or 4.7 the student must, as soon as practicable, be given written notice of the exclusion.
4.9 A notice under subsection 4.2 or 4.8 must set out the right of the student to whom it is addressed to appeal against the decision in writing to the appropriate Academic Progress Committee and tell the student to whom an appeal must be sent.
5. Coursework: appeal after exclusion
5.1 An appeal after exclusion and any subsequent processes are administered under sections 12 to 16 of the Academic Progress Rules.