2013 change register

About this change register

Authorised changes to course and areas of study entries in the 2013 Handbook:

  • are detailed below
  • are recorded as a note in the relevant course or area of study entry
  • supercede any previously published information in the Handbook.

The notes in this register must be read in conjunction with the corresponding course or area of study entry provided in the 2013 Handbook.

Courses and areas of study in this change register

Courses and areas of study are listed under the relevant level heading in alphabetical order. Follow the link to see the details of the changes made.

Courses

Areas of study

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Research

 

COURSES


 

2552 Diploma of Tertiary Studies

Areas of study

The following streams renamed:

  • 'Art and design' changed to 'Visual and media arts'

The following streams deleted:

  • Health promotion
  • Information technology
  • Social welfare

3426 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Social Work

There is now a requirement for mandatory on-campus attendance by off-campus students for workshops held at the Caulfield campus.

Requirements, First year

The following units:

  • PSY1011 Psychology 1A or ATS1261 Understanding human behaviour
    PSY1022 Psychology 1B or ATS1262 Introduction to social behaviour

Replace:

  • one undefined arts unit in semester one
  • one undefined arts unit in semester two

3964 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Social Work (with Honours)

There is now a requirement for mandatory on-campus attendance by off-campus students for workshops held at the Caulfield campus.

Requirements, First year

The following units:

  • ATS1251 Introduction to Australian Indigenous studies
  • ATS1365 Introduction to sociology 1
  • ATS1366 Introduction to sociology 2
  • PSY1011 Psychology 1A or ATS1261 Understanding human behaviour
  • PSY1022 Psychology 1B or ATS1262 Introduction to social behaviour
  • two first-year arts units

Replace:

  • three undefined arts units in semester one
  • four undefined arts units in semester two

2224 Bachelor of Business and Commerce

Areas of study

Tourism major removed from this course.

3123 Bachelor of Communication Design

Requirements, first year, second semester

The following unit:

  • TDN1002 Design and the avant-garde

Replaces:

  • TDN1002 Design theory A

3281 Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering and Bachelor of Arts


Requirements, Engineering component,Level five

The following unit:

  • TRC40029 Professional practice

Replaces:

  • ECE4099 Professional practice

3282 Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering and Bachelor of Science

Requirements, Stage five

The following unit:

  • TRC40029 Professional practice

Replaces:

  • ECE4099 Professional practice

4618 Bachelor of Mining Engineering (Honours)

Requirements

The following text replaces the entire previously published requirements from level two:

Level 2

Core units

  • CIV2206 Mechanics of solids
  • CIV2242 Geomechanics 1
  • CIV2263 Water systems
  • ENG2091 Advanced engineering mathematics A
  • ESC2111 The dynamic Earth I: Building of continents and the environment
  • MNE2010 Mine power and drainage

Electives

12 points from the following:

  • CIV2201 Computing and water systems modelling
  • ESC2132 Field geology
  • ESC2122 The dynamic Earth II: Global processes*

* This unit is required as a prerequisite for students planning to enrol in the level three elective unit ESC3162.

Total: 48 points

Level 3

Core units

  • ENE3608 Environmental impact assessment and management systems
  • MNE3010 Rock mechanics
  • MNE3020 Mining systems planning
  • MNE3030 Mine ventilation
  • MNE3040 Surface mining systems
  • MNE3050 Underground mining systems
  • MNE3060 Drilling and blasting

Electives

  • 6 points from the list of electives below

Total: 48 points

Level 4

Core

  • MNE4xxx Hard rock mine design and feasibility project
  • MNE4xxx Coal mine design and feasibility project
  • MNE4xxx Mine management and economics
  • MNE4xxx Mineral processing
  • MNE4xxx Mining research project I
  • MNE4xxx Mining research project II

Electives

  • 12 points from the list of electives below

Total: 48 points

Electives

  • ESC3162 Ore deposit geology and global metallogeny*
  • ESC3190 Hydrogeology and environmental geoscience
  • ESC3201 Deformation and metamorphism of the crust**
  • CIV3204 Engineering investigation
  • CIV3248 Groundwater and environmental geoengineering
  • CIV4248 Ground hazards and environmental geotechnics
  • MNE4xxx Advanced mine ventilation
  • MNE4xxx Mining asset management and services
  • MNE4xxx Mine disaster, rescue and recovery
  • MNE4xxx Mine health and safety

* Requires ESC2111 and ESC2122 (level two elective) as prerequisites.

** Recommended elective (by School of Geosciences, Faculty of Science).

Below are the previous requirements (from level two) now superceded:

Level 2

Core units

  • CIV2206 Mechanics of solids
  • CIV2242 Geomechanics 1
  • ENG2091 Advanced engineering mathematics A
  • ESC2111 The dynamic Earth I: Building of continents and the environment
  • ESC2132 Field geology or ESC2122 The dynamic Earth II: Global processes
  • MEC2404 Fluid mechanics I
  • MIN2xxx Mineral processing

Electives

One from the following:

  • CIV2201 Computing and water systems modelling
  • CIV2263 Water systems
  • ESC2132 Field geology or ESC2122 The dynamic Earth II: Global processes (if not done as core unit)

Total: 48 points

Level 3

Core units

  • ENE3608 Environmental impact assessment and management systems
  • MIN3xxx Resource estimation
  • MIN3xxx Mining geomechanics or CIV3247 Geomechanics 2
  • MIN3xxx Mining systems
  • MIN3xxx Mine planning
  • MIN3xxx Mine ventilation I
  • MIN3xxx Rock breakage

Electives

One from the following:

  • ESC3162 Ore deposit geology and global metallogeny
  • ESC3201 Deformation and metamorphism of the crust*
  • CIV3204 Engineering investigation
  • MIN3xxx Surface mining systems or CIV3247 Geoengineering
  • MIN3xxx Underground mining systems

Total: 48 points

* Recommended elective (from School of Geosciences, Faculty of Science).

Level 4

Core units

  • MIN4xxx Hard rock mine design and feasibility project
  • MIN4xxx Coal mine design and feasibility project
  • MIN4xxx Mine geotechnical engineering
  • MIN4xxx Mine management
  • MIN4xxx Mining research project I
  • MIN4xxx Mining research project II

Electives

Select two units from the following:

  • CIV3248 Groundwater and environmental geoengineering
  • CIV4248 Ground hazards and environmental geotechnics
  • ESC3190 Hydrogeology and environmental geoscience
  • MIN4xxx Advanced mine ventilation
  • MIN4xxx Mining asset management and services
  • other units not chosen from level two or three elective lists

3953 Bachelor of Nursing Practice and Bachelor of Midwifery

Requirements

Second year

The following unit added:

  • NUR1202 Legal issues and concepts

The following unit deleted:

  • SRH2002 Indigenous health and wellbeing

Third year

The following units added:

  • NUR3204 Integrated community care
  • SRH2002 Indigenous health and wellbeing

The following unit deleted:

  • MID3201 Midwifery practice elective
  • NUR1002 Health, illness and professional nursing
  • NUR1202 Legal issues and concepts

Fourth year

The following units added:

  • MID3201 Midwifery practice elective
  • NUR2003 Context of health care

The following unit deleted:

  • NUR3204 Integrated community care

2770 Bachelor of Software Engineering

Structure

The following text:

  • This four-year course is based upon the four-year engineering degree structure, from which it is derived. In particular, the honours program is integral with the four years of study, rather than a separate degree, and is undertaken in the fourth year, with enrolment in the honours research program predicated upon students reaching a credit level of performance in the first three year levels with a distinction average in level three FIT units.

Replaces:

  • This four-year course is based upon the four-year engineering degree structure, from which it is derived. In particular, the honours program is integral with the four years of study, rather than a separate degree, and is undertaken in the fourth year, with enrolment in the honours research program predicated upon students reaching a credit level of performance in the first three year levels.

3059 Master of Arts (Music Performance)

Credit for prior studies

The following units added:

  • APG5161 Research project in orchestral studies 1
  • APG5162 Research project in orchestral studies 2

Requirements

The following text replaces the entire previously published requirements:

Students in the orchestral studies stream must complete:

  • APG5161 Research project in orchestral studies 1
  • APG5162 Research project in orchestral studies 2

All other students must complete:

  • APG5836 Directed reading in music
  • APG5840 Research project in musicology or ethnomusicology

Students must seek approval from the course coordinator if they wish to enrol in a unit/s from the above list which is not in their stream.

Full-time candidates are required to attend a minimum of 10 of the school's postgraduate seminars during each year of their candidature. Part-time candidates are required to attend a minimum of five seminars per year.

Additional stream requirements

Solo performance stream


In addition, students in the solo performance stream must complete a portfolio comprising a 60-minute solo or solo and ensemble recital (65 per cent), which is recorded on compact disc and submitted with a recital annotation booklet of 1,500 words (10 per cent) and a research essay of 9,000 words (25 per cent) in a bound folder.

Orchestral studies stream

Students in the orchestral studies stream must complete a portfolio conforming to one of the following options:

  • Option 1 - 60-minute recital, plus a 45-minute DVD submission of a mock audition consisting of orchestral excerpts and a movement from a solo concerto, and a 3,000 word exegesis.
  • Option 2 - 60-minute recital, plus a 30-minute DVD submission of a mock audition consisting of orchestral excerpts and a movement from a solo concerto, and a 5,000 word exegesis.
  • Option 3 - 60-minute recital, plus a 9,000 word exegesis.

Below are the previous requirements now superceded:

Students must complete:

  • APG5836 Directed reading in music
  • APG5840 Research project in musicology or ethnomusicology

In addition, students must complete a portfolio comprising a 60-minute solo or solo and ensemble recital (66 per cent), which is recorded on compact disc and submitted with a recital annotation booklet of 1,500 words (10 per cent) and a research essay of 9,000 words (24 per cent) in a bound folder.

3844 Master of Business

Requirements, (a.)

The following unit:

  • MGX9602 Foundations of management

Replaces:

  • MGX9600 Managing people and organisations

3412 Master of Forensic Medicine

Notes

The following text added:

  • Students have a maximum of five years to complete this course.

3896 Master of Medicine

Alternative exit(s)

The following text:

  • Students who complete 48 credit points after completing POM5001, POM5002, POM5003 and POM5004 and do not wish to, or are unable to continue with the master's program will be offered the opportunity to exit with a Graduate Diploma of Medicine, provided they have satisfied the requirements for that award. Students choosing this option will have a perioperative specialisation noted on their transcript.

Replaces:

  • Students wishing to exit this course may apply to graduate with a Graduate Diploma of Medicine, provided they have satisfied the requirements for that award. Students choosing this option will have a perioperative specialisation noted on their transcript.

 4508 Master of Mental Health Science

Structure

The following text:

  • (c.) an additional eight units (48 points) chosen from a specialist pathway or any of the core and elective unit offerings, completed with a minimum High Distinction (80 per cent) average score, and an agreed supervised research project (12 points).

Replaces:

  • (c.) an additional 10 units (60 points) chosen from a specialist pathway or any of the core and elective unit offerings, completed with a minimum High Distinction (80 per cent) average score, and an agreed supervised research project (12 points).

4080 Doctor of Philosophy (Translation Studies)

Structure and Requirements

The requirement to complete a coursework study and training program changed to include all on-campus students.

 

AREAS OF STUDY


 

Accounting and finance HDR program

Hours of skills training required changed from 26 to:

  • 9.5 hours of mandatory training and up to 18 hours of other training options

Applications development (undergraduate)

Units, Major in applications development

The following core unit:

  • FIT2077 Advanced data management

Replaces:

  • FIT2077 Database design

Classical studies (postgraduate)

Units, Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Research), Coursework units

The following unit:

  • ATS4702 Research seminar: Ritual and drama, the politics of antiquity

Replaces:

  • ATS4653 Research seminar: Ritual and drama, the politics of antiquity

Communications (undergraduate)

Units

First-year level

The following unit:

  • AZA1433 Interpersonal communication

Replaces:

  • AZA1280 Media technology and everyday life

Second/third-year level

The following units added:

  • AZA2030 Corporate communication
  • AZA2045 Public relations and the media
  • AZA2549/AZA3549 Poverty and power: The uneven world

The following units deleted:

  • ATS2818 Public relations theory and processes
  • AZA2433/AZA3433 Communication realms and interfaces
  • AZA2435/AZA3435 Strategic communications/public relations
  • AZA3549 Power and poverty: The uneven world
  • AZAxxxx Public relations and the media

Economics HDR program

Hours of skills training required changed:

  • from 8 to 9.5

Econometrics and business statistics HDR program

Hours of skills training required changed:

  • from 23 to 24.5

French (undergraduate)

Units, Major sequence, Entry point 2

The following units:

  • ATS3065 French proficient 1
  • ATS3066 French proficient 2

Replace:

  • ATS2065 French proficient 1
  • ATS2066 French proficient 2

Geography, environment and sustainability HDR program (research)

Program requirements, Skills training component

The following text:

  • to the value of 96 hours for Doctor of Philosophy candidates, with a total of 38 hours to be completed prior to confirmation
  • to the value of 48 hours for master's candidates, with a total of 38 hours to be completed prior to confirmation

Replaces:

  • to the value of 32 hours per year in the first three years of candidature for a total of 96 hours for Doctor of Philosophy candidates
  • to the value of 48 hours for master's candidates, with a total of 36 hours to be completed prior to confirmation

Skills training units

The following unit deleted:

  • RST0004 Research practice

History HDR program (research)

Program requirements, Skills training component

The following text:

  • to the value of 48 hours for master's students, 38 hours of which will need to be completed prior to confirmation.

Replaces:

  • to the value of 48 hours for master's students, 30 hours of which will need to be completed prior to confirmation.

Immunology (undergraduate)

Units

The addition of the following unit:

  • HUP3990 Human pathology in action research project

Sequence requirements

Major sequence in human pathology (48 points)

The addition of:

  • HUP3990

Major sequence in immunology and human pathology (48 points)

The following text:

  • HUP3011*, HUP3022, and two of IMM3031, IMM3042, IMM3051, IMM3062, IMM3990 or HUP3990 (but only one of IMM3062, IMM3990 and HUP3990 can be taken)

Replaces:

  • HUP3011*, HUP3022, and two of IMM3031, IMM3042, IMM3051, IMM3062 or IMM3990 (but not IMM3062 and IMM3990)

Information and communication technologies (undergraduate)

Units, Major in information and communication technologies

The following core unit:

  • FIT2077 Advanced data management

Replaces:

  • FIT2077 Database design

Journalism (undergraduate)

South Africa, Units, Second/third-year level

The following units added:

  • AZA3808 Investigative journalism in the South African and African context
  • AZA3919 Professional placement in journalism: South Africa

The following units deleted:

  • ATS3808 Investigative reporting
  • AZA3919 Journalism internship

Management HDR program

Hours of skills training required changed from:

  • 26 to 27.5

Marketing HDR program

Hours of skills training required changed:

  • from 20 to 21.5

Music composition HDR program (research)

Program requirements, Skills training component, Skills training units

The following unit:

  • RST0003 Project management

Replaces:

  • RST0004 Research practice

The following unit made available for PhD students only:

  • RST0002 Professional skills

Music performance HDR program (research)

Program requirement, Skills training component, Skills training units

The following unit:

  • RST0003 Project management

Replaces:

  • RST0004 Research practice

Musicology HDR program (research)

Program requirement, Skills training component, Skills training units

The following unit:

  • RST0003 Project management

Replaces:

  • RST0004 Research practice

The following unit made available for PhD students only:

  • RST0002 Professional skills

Philosophy HDR program (research)

Program requirement, Skills training component

The following text:

  • to the value of 96 hours for Doctor of Philosophy candidates, with 38 hours to be completed prior to confirmation.
  • to the value of 48 hours for master's candidates, with a total of 38 hours to be completed prior to confirmation.

Replaces:

  • to the value of 96 hours for Doctor of Philosophy candidates, with 28 hours to be completed prior to confirmation.
  • to the value of 48 hours for master's candidates, with a total of 22 hours to be completed prior to confirmation.

Skills training units

The following unit added to the list of those in which candidates must enrol at the beginning of their candidature:

  • RST0004 Research practice

Psychology (undergraduate - Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences)

Units

The following elective units added:

  • PSY2112 Organisational psychology
  • PSY3120 Introduction to counselling
  • PSY3130 Health psychology
  • PSY3150 Contemporary social psychology
  • PSY3280 The neuronal basis of consciousness 

Theatre and performance studies HDR program (research)

Program requirement, Skills training component, Skills training units

The following unit added to the list of those in which candidates must enrol at the beginning of their candidature:

  • RST0003 Project management

The following unit deleted:

  • RST0004 Research practice

The following unit made available for PhD students only:

  • RST0002 Professional skills

Theatre performance HDR program (research)

Program requirement, Skills training component, Skills training units

The following unit added to the list of those in which candidates must enrol at the beginning of their candidature:

  • RST0003 Project management

The following unit deleted:

  • RST0004 Research practice

The following unit made available for PhD students only:

  • RST0002 Professional skills

Tourism (undergraduate - Business and Economics)

Tourism major removed from the following courses:

  • 2224 Bachelor of Business and Commerce
  • 3831 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems

Translation studies HDR program (research)

Program requirements, Coursework component

The following unit added:

  • APR6724 Literary and cultural theory: An overview

The following unit deleted:

  • APR5021 Research methods in linguistics and applied linguistics