Faculty Enrolment Rules

Here you will find the Faculty Rules regarding non-standard enrolment in the following areas:

You may submit a request to your Program Authority, if you meet the requirements as stated below. Please always include your Student ID in your correspondence.


Note: by submitting any of these requests you are confirming you are aware of the UNSW Key Dates (including census dates) and the UNSW Late Enrolment Changes Policy. You are also committing to keep up-to-date with your academic record by regularly checking your Academic Statement through myUNSW


 

Faculty Rules Details
Timetable clash

By submitting a timetable clash request to your Program Authority you acknowledge that:

  1. A timetable clash must not exceed one hour in duration; and

  2. A timetable clash is only permitted between a [lecture] and [lecture or tutorial or laboratory]; and

  3. You intend to miss the lecture; and

  4. The lecture is recorded; and

  5. If your timetable clash requires you to miss a lecture in a course outside the Engineering Faculty, you should receive permission from the other Faculty; and

  6. A timetable clash is never recommended and should be avoided where possible; and

  7. A timetable clash is not grounds for special consideration in the event you perform poorly; and

  8. You are responsible for revising any missed content resulting from the timetable clash; and

  9. You must ensure there are no assessments in any clashing classes or make appropriate arrangements with the course convenor, if there are any.

Late Enrolment

By submitting a late enrolment request to your Program Authority you acknowledge that:

  1. A late enrolment is not grounds for special consideration in the event you perform poorly; and

  2. You are responsible for revising any missed content resulting from the late enrolment; and

  3. You must ensure there are no assessment in the classes you have missed or make appropriate arrangements with the course convenor, if there are any.

Overloading

By submitting an overloading request to your Program Authority you acknowledge that:

1. Overloading students are required to meet the following requirements; and

      • A University WAM no less than 65; and
      • Be in good academic standing; and
      • Have completed a minimum of 36 UOC; and
      • Have successfully completed 24 UOC in one term prior to 2019 or 18 UOC in one term in 2019 onwards; and
      • Have successfully completed your enrolment if you previously overloaded.

If you do not meet these requirements, but you have 24 UOC left remaining for completion, you are permitted to submit a request to overload.

2. Overloading requires taking on additional workload, above what is recommended by the Faculty, and you are aware of, and take responsibility for, the risk associated with this; and

3. Taking on extra UOC may impact on your studies and results for all courses taken in that semester; and

4. Overloading is not grounds for special consideration in the event you perform poorly.

Requisite Waiver

By submitting a requisite waiver request to your Program Authority you acknowledge that:

  1. You are required to submit the transcript of the host institution, if you are requesting a requisite waiver based on a course completed on exchange or cross-institutional study; or

  2. You are required to submit the transcript and course outline (in English) of the host institution, if you are requesting a requisite waiver based on a course completed in your prior studies; or

  3. You are required to submit supporting documentation (e.g. resume), if you are requesting a requisite waiver based on knowledge gained in other experience (e.g. work experience); and

  4. A requisite waiver is not grounds for special consideration in the event you perform poorly.

Course Substitution

By submitting a course substitution request to your Program Authority you acknowledge that:

  1. A course substitution is not grounds for special consideration in the event you perform poorly; and

  2. You can submit a request if the core or compulsory course is not running in semester, and not taking it will delay your graduation or progression; and

  3. The course substitution is valid for that one semester only, if approved. This means that upon failing your course substitution, you need to enrol in the core or compulsory course again, if available in semester; or

  4. If you wish to complete a course outside your program requirements, due to career aspirations and/ or breadth of knowledge and you have no room to complete this course as elective or general education, then you are required to submit a strong case with reasons.

Transfer Credit

By submitting a transfer credit request to your Program Authority you acknowledge that:

  1. You are required to submit an official transcript and detailed course outlines (in English) with your request; and

  2. Transfer credit will be granted in accordance with the UNSW Transfer Credit Policyand

  3. Credit must be granted for bachelor level courses (or equivalent) unless otherwise agreed with the host institution; and

  4. If you have commenced a course for which you are requesting transfer credit, and the census date has passed, credit for this course cannot be granted; and

  5. Transfer credit is not grounds for special consideration in the event you perform poorly; and

  6. You have reviewed the UNSW course material to ensure your knowledge is current.

Postgraduate Internal Program Transfer

By submitting a PG Internal Program Transfer request to your Program Authority you acknowledge that:

  1. You are required to meet the entry requirements of the program you wish to transfer to; and

  2. To be eligible for an Internal Program Transfer (IPT), you must have undertaken a minimum of one semester of study; and

  3. For international students only, it is your responsibility to apply for a Visa Extension from the Department of Immigration and Border Protection if your program transfer is successful.