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The Diploma in Border and Biosecurity
These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates.
1. Admission to the Diploma in Border and Biosecurity requires that the candidate will meet the University admission requirements as specified.
2. Candidates for the Diploma in Border and Biosecurity shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits, comprising:
(a) at least 75 credits at 200 level or above; and including:
(b) any compulsory courses;
(c) attending Contact Workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.
3. The Diploma in Border and Biosecurity is awarded without an endorsement.
4. Any timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates will apply.
5. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes; candidates who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded a Certificate in Border and Biosecurity should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.
Unsatisfactory Academic Progress
6. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.
Schedule for the Diploma in Border and Biosecurity
Compulsory courses (30 credits from)
294.101 Introduction to Biosecurity 15 credits
294.170 Introduction to Border Security 15 credits
Compulsory course selection (At least 75 credits from)
114.240 Organisational Behaviour 15 credits
117.301 Animal Biosecurity and Health 15 credits
146.209 Food and Eating 15 credits
155.202 Essentials of Law 15 credits
157.216 Management, Analytics and Decision Making 15 credits
Elective courses (No more than 15 credits from)
120.101 Plant Biology 15 credits
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Last updated on Monday 20 September 2021