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Assumed Knowledge

Definition overview

1 Definition

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of achievement in a Senior subject (or equivalent) considered necessary for successful first year tertiary study. Students lacking the assumed level of knowledge are not prevented from being made an offer and enrolling; however, they may be disadvantaged unless they undertake recommended bridging, preparatory or appropriate introductory subjects prior to or during their first year of study.

2 References

USQ Defined.

3 Definition Information

Approved Date


Effective Date


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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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