Sydney Professional Certificate

Course rules

 

Sydney Professional Certificate


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 2014 (the ‘Coursework Rule’), the Coursework Policy 2014 (the ‘Coursework Policy’), the Learning and Teaching Policy 2019, the Resolutions of the Board of Interdisciplinary Studies, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended), the Academic Honesty in Coursework Policy 2015 and the Academic Honesty Procedures 2016. Current versions of all policies are available from the Policy Register: sydney.edu.au/policies.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course title

Faculty or University School administering the course

GSABTSHP-01 

Sydney Professional Certificate in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Promotion 

Faculty of Medicine and Health

GSBISTHL-01 

Sydney Professional Certificate in Biostatistics in Health

Faculty of Medicine and Health

GSDTLTHP-01 

Sydney Professional Certificate in Data Literacy for Health

Policymakers

Faculty of Medicine and Health

GSHLTCMG-01

Sydney Professional Certificate in Health Technology Management

Faculty of Medicine and Health

GSLDRHLT-01 

Sydney Professional Certificate in Leadership in Health

Faculty of Medicine and Health

GSQLHLTR-01 

Sydney Professional Certificate in Qualitative Health Research

Faculty of Medicine and Health

GSCMPHMD-01

Sydney Professional Certificate in Commercialisation of Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices

Faculty of Medicine and Health

GSCMPMRG-01 

Sydney Professional Certificate in Complementary Medicines Regulation

Faculty of Medicine and Health

GSDIABMG-01 

Sydney Professional Certificate in Diabetes Management

Faculty of Medicine and Health

GSDGNEEG-01 

Sydney Professional Certificate in Diagnostic Electroencephalography (EEG)

Faculty of Medicine and Health

GSFNDIMT-01 

Sydney Professional Certificate in Fundamentals of Immunotherapy

Faculty of Medicine and Health

GSINCRMD-01 

Sydney Professional Certificate in Intensive Care Medicine

Faculty of Medicine and Health

GSINOPNM-01 

Sydney Professional Certificate in Intraoperative Neuromonitoring

Faculty of Medicine and Health

GSMETBHL-01 

Sydney Professional Certificate in Metabolic Health

Faculty of Medicine and Health

GSMETBMG-01 

Sydney Professional Certificate in Metabolic Management

Faculty of Medicine and Health

GSNRLELD-01 

Sydney Professional Certificate in Neurological Electrodiagnosis

Faculty of Medicine and Health

GSONBRSR-01 

Sydney Professional Certificate in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery

Faculty of Medicine and Health

GSORFPSC-01 

Sydney Professional Certificate in Orofacial Pain Science

Faculty of Medicine and Health

GSPSYPAI-01 

Sydney Professional Certificate in Psychology of Pain

Faculty of Medicine and Health

GSRETRMD-01 

Sydney Professional Certificate in Retrieval Medicine

Faculty of Medicine and Health

GSFNDHIE-01 

Sydney Professional Certificate in Foundations in Higher Education

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

 


2 Attendance Pattern

(1)
The attendance pattern for this course is part-time. Some units of study are only available in distance mode.

3 Qualification type

(2)
This course leads to a Professional Certificate, in accordance with requirements set out in the Coursework Rule 2014 and the Coursework Policy 2014.

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
Study in the Sydney Professional Certificate may be used for credit in Graduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Master degrees subject to the resolutions of those awards and the Coursework Policy 2014. The embedded courses for a Sydney Professional Certificate course are given in the award resolutions for the relevant Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Masters degree as approved by the relevant faculty or University school board and approved by the Academic Board.
(2)
Providing that candidates satisfy the admission requirements for each stage, a candidate may progress to the award of any of the courses in this sequence and receive full credit for work completed in the prior award. Only the highest award completed will be conferred.

5 Course and candidature management

(1)
Candidates in the Sydney Professional Certificate will be under the general supervision of the faculty or University School administering the course as specified in 4(1) above.
(2)
The Dean or Dean and Head of School of the faculty or University school and the Chair of the Board of Interdisciplinary Studies shall jointly exercise authority in any matter concerned with the Sydney Professional Certificate not otherwise dealt with in these resolutions.

6 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants in the order in which complete applications are received, according to the following admissions criteria.
(2)
Admission to candidature requires:
(a)
A bachelor’s degree or higher award; where relevant this must be in a discipline related to the Sydney Professional Certificate course as specified in Table A; or
(b)
Where specified in Table A, qualifications and documented relevant professional experience and achievement sufficient to successfully undertake the award; and
(c)
Other admission requirements for the course as specified in Table A.

7 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the course/s are set out in Table A for the relevant Sydney Professional Certificate course.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Sydney Professional Certificate a candidate must complete 12 credit points from the relevant course as specified in Table A.

8 Recognition of prior learning

(1)
No recognition of prior learning will be granted for any Sydney Professional Certificate course unless the prior learning involves units of study that have been completed as part of an incomplete articulated postgraduate coursework program in a cognate discipline at the University of Sydney.

9 Progression rules

(1)
Candidates must complete all requirements for a Sydney Professional Certificate course within a period of 2 years.

10 Cross-institutional study

(1)
Cross-institutional study is not available in this course.

11 International exchange

(1)
International exchange is not allowed in this course.

12 Award of the Sydney Professional Certificate

(1)
The Sydney Professional Certificate will be awarded in the pass grade.
(2)
The testamur for the Sydney Professional Certificate will specify the course completed
(3)
The testamur will be forwarded to successful candidates after the University has certified that requirements for the course have been met.

13 Course transfer

(1)
A candidate in the Sydney Professional Certificate may apply to transfer into another award as set out in section 4 of these resolutions and subject to the resolutions of the award into which they seek to transfer.
(2)
Candidates who transfer into another award will not be awarded the Sydney Professional Certificate but will be awarded the qualification into which they transfer upon completing requirements for that award.

14 Commencement of these resolutions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January 2020.