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This instrument specifies courses of study that are designated courses of study for the purposes of subsection 30-12(2) of the Higher Education Support Act 2003.
Administered by: Education, Skills and Employment
Registered 20 Jul 2020
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Higher Education (Designated Courses of Study) Specification 2020

I, Dan Tehan, Minister for Education, make the following specification.

Dated 9 July 2020                                          

Dan Tehan

Minister for Education

 

 

 


Contents

1  Name........................................................................................................................................ 1

2  Commencement........................................................................................................................ 1

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 1

4  Definitions................................................................................................................................ 1

5  Schedules................................................................................................................................. 2

6  Specification of designated courses of study............................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Repeals                                                                                                     3

Higher Education (Designated Courses of Study) Specification 2011                                      3

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Higher Education (Designated Courses of Study) Specification 2020.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered on the Federal Register of Legislation.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subsection 30-12(2) of the Higher Education Support Act 2003.

4  Definitions

Note:          A number of expressions used in this instrument are defined in Schedule 1 of the Act, including the following:

(a)    Australian Qualifications Framework;

(b)    enabling course; and

(c)    Table A provider

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Higher Education Support Act 2003.

advanced diploma means an award that is specified as a higher education award in the Australian Qualifications Framework with the AQF Qualification of an Advanced Diploma.

AQF Qualification has the same meaning as in the Australian Qualifications Framework.

associate degree means an award that is specified as a higher education award  in the Australian Qualifications Framework with the AQF Qualification of an Associate Degree.

diploma means an award that is specified as a higher education award in the Australian Qualifications Framework with the AQF Qualification of a Diploma.

undergraduate certificate has the same meaning as in the Addendum No. 3 to AQF Second Edition January 2013 – Additional AQF Qualification: Undergraduate Certificate.

5  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Specification of designated courses of study

For paragraph 30-12(1)(c) of the Act, the following courses of study are specified as designated courses of study in relation to a Table A provider:

                         

                            (a) courses leading to an award of diploma;

                            (b) courses leading to an award of advanced diploma;        

                            (c) courses leading to an award of associate degree;

                            (d) courses leading to an award of undergraduate certificate; and

                            (e) enabling courses.


 

Schedule 1—Repeals

Higher Education (Designated Courses of Study) Specification 2011

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument