Changes to professional pathways from 2012

Wednesday, 19 May 2010

With the introduction of New Courses 2012, most professional qualifications from UWA will be obtained by completing a postgraduate degree course following an undergraduate degree. The timetable for the introduction of new professional postgraduate courses has been set.

Students reading

UWA Future Framework Implementation update - April 2010

Thursday, 15 April 2010
  • New Courses 2012: information leaflets and website
  • Undergraduate majors for new courses: development and decision process

66 majors accepted by Interim Boards of Studies

Wednesday, 14 April 2010

Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Winthrop Professor Bill Louden, says the proposed major EOI submissions have now been considered by the respective Interim Boards of Studies.

As a result, 66 majors have been accepted by these Boards.

Two new working parties established

Wednesday, 14 April 2010

The Future Framework Implementation Committee has established two new working parties to provide advice on some key matters. These working parties will each meet in April for the first time.

UWA Future Framework Implementation update - March 2010

Tuesday, 2 March 2010
  • The general picture
  • Development of new undergraduate majors
  • Some general issues arising

Phase 2 course development

Thursday, 10 December 2009

The Future Framework course development process involves two distinct phases. Phase 1 was a draft (concept building) process, involving Expressions of Interest for offering majors. The closing date for those submissions was 30 November 2009.

New sources of Future Framework information

New sources of Future Framework information

Friday, 6 November 2009

We have developed two initiatives to assist with communication and clarification of issues arising from the course restructure.

Reaffirmation of structural principles for majors

Friday, 6 November 2009

This short summary provides further guidance to faculties as they prepare their Phase Two proposals for majors within the Future Framework.

Working Party reports now available

Working Party reports now available

Wednesday, 7 October 2009

The Academic Council has approved reports from three of the working parties that the Future Framework Implementation Committee had commissioned.

Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor Professor Bill Louden

New courses given a start date

Monday, 7 September 2009

UWA’s new course structure – hailed as the biggest  academic change in the hundred year history of the University – will come into effect from 2012.

The implementation phase of the course restructure began after the decision of the Senate in December 2008 to approve the recommendations of the Review of Course Structures report: Education for Tomorrow’s World.

Communicating within the university

Communicating within the university

Tuesday, 1 September 2009

Now that 2012 has been confirmed as the Future Framework commencement date, a major task over the months ahead is to ensure that staff members are kept well enough informed to be able to engage constructively with course development and other transition planning.

Expressions of interest sought for new courses

Expressions of interest sought for new courses

Friday, 28 August 2009

The University of Western Australia is calling for expressions of interest from any group of staff members for offering majors in any of the new three-year undergraduate courses.

The courses are Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Design or Bachelor of Science.

Clarifying the main structural features

Clarifying the main structural features

Thursday, 27 August 2009

The University of Western Australia has issued a paper to clarify the main structural features of undergraduate courses within the Future Framework.

It deals in particular with the relationships between units, levels and majors.

Vice Chancellor Alan Robson

A message from the Vice Chancellor

Wednesday, 19 August 2009

"I would like to confirm to all staff that the implementation of the new course structure at The University of Western Australia will commence in 2012."

Reference forum

Future Framework Reference Forum

Wednesday, 12 August 2009

The Vice-Chancellor will soon announce his decision on a starting date for the new undergraduate degrees.

New course outlines

The Academic Council endorses the new course outlines

Tuesday, 5 May 2009

The University of Western Australia will be replacing the current complex structure of multiple, different degree choices with a streamlined structure of just a small number of three-year undergraduate courses. A fourth (Honours) year will still be available to suitably qualified students.  All fields of study that UWA currently covers will continue to be offered under the new structure, though in different forms.

Vice Chancellor Alan Robson

A message from the Vice Chancellor

Tuesday, 5 May 2009

By August this year, the University will be in a position to finalise the timeline for implementing the recommendations of the Review of Course Structures.

Implementation of UWA Future Framework

Implementation under way

Friday, 13 March 2009

We have now begun the implementation phase of the UWA Future Framework set by our Review of Course Structures. An Implementation Committee is charged with ensuring that the necessary changes are made in a systematic, timely and appropriate manner, with adequate notice to all stakeholders.