Senate meetings

Decisions of Senate, and decisions by Committee under delegated authority

2 September 2013

Set out below are non-confidential decisions made by Senate on 2 September 2013.


F

  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
    Senate
    (1) endorsed the Academic Board's approval of minor amendments to the Resolutions of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences to raise the minimum average for Honours admission to 70%.
    (2) endorsed the Board's approval of the formation of partnerships between the Faculty and Fudan University, Shanghai and Peking University, Beijing to establish a Chinese In-country Study program.
  • Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery
    Senate endorsed the Board's approval of minor amendments to the Master of Cancer and Haematology Nursing, the Master of Clinical Nursing, the Master of Emergency Nursing, the Master of Intensive Care Nursing, the Master of Mental Health Nursing, the Graduate Diploma in Cancer and Haematology Nursing, the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Nursing, the Graduate Diploma in Emergency Nursing, the Graduate Diploma in Intensive Care Nursing, the Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing, the Graduate Certificate in Cancer and Haematology Nursing, the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing, the Graduate Certificate in Intensive Care Nursing, the Graduate Certificate in Emergency Nursing and the Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing.
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
    Senate endorsed the Board's approval of minor amendments to the Tables of Units of Study for the Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise Physiology), the Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science)/Master of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy), the Bachelor of Applied Science (Diagnostic Radiography) and the Bachelor of Health Sciences.
  • Faculty of Medicine
    Senate
    (1) endorsed the Board’s approval of the following proposals from the Faculty:
    - to change the name of the Graduate Diploma in Refractive Surgery and the Master of Medicine (Refractive Surgery) to the Graduate Diploma in Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the Master of Medicine (Cataract and Refractive Surgery)
    - to change the name of the higher doctorate known as the Doctor of Medicine to the Doctor of Medical Science
    (2) approved the amendment of the Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty with effect from 1 January 2014
    (3) approved the amendment to the University of Sydney (Higher Degree by Research) Rule 2011 with effect from 1 January 2014.
  • Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery
    Senate endorsed the Board's approval of minor amendments to the Table of Units of Study for the Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies).
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
    Senate endorsed the Board's approval of minor amendments to the Table of Units of Study for the Bachelor of Pharmacy.
  • Faculty of Veterinary Science
    Senate endorsed the Board's approval of minor amendments to the list of streams in the Master of Veterinary Studies /Master of Veterinary Clinical Studies and to amend the admission requirements of the Master of Animal Science, the Master of Veterinary Public Health, the Master of Veterinary Studies and the Master of Veterinary Public Health Management.

S

  • Sydney Conservatorium of Music
    Senate endorsed the Board's approval of minor amendments to the Doctor of Musical Arts.

U

  • University of Sydney Business School
    Senate endorsed the Board's approval of the proposal to continue offering the Master of International Business with its existing volume of learning and to amend the course.