Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this version of the document. It also contains information contact details for the subject matter expert.  To the right, a brief summary of the changes between this and the previous version is provided.

JMP - Award of Bachelor of Medicine with Distinction Guideline

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Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 23rd October 2019 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 23rd October 2022 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority Academic Senate The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 3rd December 2008 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date Not Applicable This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Responsible Executive Elizabeth Sullivan
Pro Vice-Chancellor Health, Medicine and Wellbeing
This is the senior officer with responsibility for the document.
Enquiries Contact Kate Akhurst-Dennis
JMP Coordinator
49218606
College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing
General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

16 December 2020:  Blockquote added at beginning of document. Approved by University of Newcastle President Academic Senate, 4 December 2020; and University of New England Academic Board 11 December, 2020.


This is the first version of this document to be published in the new University of Newcastle Policy Library. For all intents and purposes, this version is reflective of the version that was approved, published and in effect from 27 May 2014. In migrating the document to the new Policy Library it was subjected to reformatting, including the application of a new numbering system. The following information details the history of changes to the document prior to its publication in the new University of Newcastle Policy Library: 27 May 2014: Amendments approved by the Teaching and Learning Committee (UON) - refer to documents FHMTLC14:016a and FHMTLC14:017. 24 July 2013: Amendments to clauses 3, 4, 4.1, 6 and Title. Approved by Academic Senate Resolution (AS13:80), with immediate effect, as a result of a new assessment structure for Year 4, requiring changes to the items (but not their weighting) included in the calculation of award with distinction. 24 October 2012: Revised guideline (Doc JMP C11:47) approved by President of Academic Senate, under delegated authority, to change the calculation of Award of Distinction for the B Medicine - JMP degree. 10 May 2010 - Initially endorsed by the JMP Committee (Doc JMP C10:11).

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