Course rules and resolutions - Marketing coursework programs

 

Master of Marketing

Graduate Diploma in Marketing

Graduate Certificate in Marketing


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2000 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Resolutions of the University of Sydney Business School, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended) and the Academic Board policies on Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course title

MAMARKET-01

Master of Marketing

GNMARKET-01

Graduate Diploma in Marketing

GCMARKET-01

Graduate Certificate in Marketing

 

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time according to candidate choice.

3 Master's type

The master's degree in these resolutions is a professional master's course, as defined by the Coursework Policy.

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Master of Marketing
(b)
the Graduate Diploma in Marketing
(c)
the Graduate Certificate in Marketing
(2)
Providing candidates satisfy the admission requirements for each stage, a candidate may progress to the award of the courses in this sequence. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.

5 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants ranked on merit in accordance with the following criteria:
(a)
Master of Marketing
(i)
an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 or higher qualification with a minimum credit average (or equivalent) at an institution approved by the Business School; and
(ii)
professional work experience of no less than three years in a relevant field; as defined by the Business School; and
(iii)
a selection interview establishing the candidate's suitability for the degree; and
(iv)
a statement of motivation; and
(v)
satisfaction of the English language requirements; and
(vi)
any other minimum standards specified by the Business School.
(b)
Graduate Diploma in Marketing
(i)
an Australian Qualification Framework Level 7 or higher qualification (or equivalent) at an institution approved by the Business School and graded at a standard acceptable to the Business School; and
(ii)
professional work experience of no less than three years in a relevant field, as defined by the Business School; and
(iii)
a selection interview establishing the candidate's suitability for the degree; and
(iv)
a statement of motivation; and
(v)
satisfaction of the English language requirements; and
(vi)
any other minimum standards specified by the Business School.
(c)
Graduate Certificate in Marketing
(i)
an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 or higher qualification (or equivalent) at an institution approved by the Business School and graded at a standard acceptable to the Business School; or
(ii)
equivalent professional work experience of no less than three years in a relevant field, as defined by the Business School; and
(iii)
a selection interview establishing the candidate's suitability for the degree; and
(iv)
a statement of motivation; and
(v)
satisfaction of the English language requirements; and
(vi)
any other minimum standards specified by the Business School.
(2)
In exceptional circumstances the Business School may admit applicants without these qualifications who, in the opinion of the Business School, have qualifications and evidence of experience and achievement sufficient to successfully undertake the award.

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the course are set out in the Table of postgraduate units of study: Marketing.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Marketing a candidate must complete 60 credit points, comprising:
(a)
48 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
12 credit points of research project units of study.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Marketing a candidate must complete 36 credit points of core units of study.
(4)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Marketing a candidate must complete 24 credit points of core units of study.

7 Progression rules

Unless otherwise permitted, candidates must complete the units of study in a prescribed sequence as specified by the Business School.

8 Recognition of prior learning

(1)
Waivers may be granted or the volume of learning may be reduced in recognition of prior learning.
(2)
Candidates for the Master of Marketing may be eligible for the a reduction in the volume of learning of up to 30 credit points for relevant postgraduate studies where no award has been or will be made.
(3)
Candidates for the Graduate diploma in Marketing may be eligible for a reduction in the volume of learning of up to 18 credit points for relevant postgraduate studies where no award has been, or will be made.
(4)
Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Marketing may be eligible for a reduction in the volume of learning of up to 12 credit points for relevant postgraduate studies where no award has been, or will be made.
(5)
Notwithstanding any reduction in the volume of learning granted on the basis of work completed or prior learning, in order to qualify for an award a student must complete at least 50 per cent of the requirements prescribed for the award course at the University of Sydney.

9 Course transfer

(1)
A candidate for the master's degree or graduate diploma may elect to discontinue study and graduate with a shorter award from this embedded sequence, with the approval of the School, and provided the requirements of the shorter award have been met.
(2)
A candidate for the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma may elect to upgrade to the Master's degree with full recognition of prior learning upon completion of a minimum of 24 credit points and graded at a standard acceptable to the Business School.

10 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2015.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2015 will complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement, provided that requirements are completed by 1 January, 2020. The School may specify a later date for completion or specify alternative requirements for completion of candidatures that extend beyond this time.