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Block Exemption

Definition overview

1 Definition

The waiving of the requirement to complete one or more Units in an Academic Program as a result of a Student's prior studies in another program, work experience, or recognised prior learning. A Block Exemption may be granted for a single Unit, or for one or more structural elements of a program (i.e. Core, Major study, Minor study or Elective). The award of a Block Exemption does not imply that a Student has satisfied all of the requirements of one or more Courses, or structural elements in a program.

2 References

USQ Defined.

3 Definition Information

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Failure to comply with this Policy or Policy Instrument may be considered as misconduct and the provisions of the relevant Policy or Procedure applied.

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