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

Status Current This displays the current status of the document, either Historic, Current or Future.
Effective Date 23rd October 2019 This displays the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 23rd October 2022 This displays the date on which the review process for this version of the document is due to commence.
Approval Authority Academic Senate This displays the final approval authority for this version of the document prior to publication.
Approval Date 3rd December 2008 This displays the date on which the final approval was granted for this version of the document prior to publication.
Expiry Date Not Applicable Where applicable, this displays the date on which this version of the document expired, or is due to expire.
Responsible Executive Zee Upton
Pro Vice-Chancellor Health, Medicine and Wellbeing
This displays the current Responsible Executive for this version of the document.
Enquiries Contact Kate Akhurst-Dennis
JMP Coordinator
49218606
College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing
This displays the officer to whom enquiries about this version of the document should be relayed.

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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