Advanced Standing

Advanced Standing:

The recognition granted towards meeting the requirements of an award of the University, either on the basis of prior formal study or recognised prior learning

General Advanced Standing:

Advanced standing granted to the value of a specified number of credit points for previous study or recognised prior learning for which there is no precise equivalent at this University

Exempt Advanced Standing:

Advanced standing granted in the form of exemption from the requirements of a particular subject for previous study or recognised prior learning which is or similar content and standard as required for a passing grade in that subject

Designated Advanced Standing:

Is the same as Exempt Advanced Standing except that the result/s obtained for the completed study are recorded and included in calculations such as the Course Weighted Average

Advanced Standing and Articulation

Students are advised that JCU’s policies relating to credit transfer were reviewed during 2007, and the term “credit” was replaced with the term “advanced standing”.

Advanced Standing and Learning Pathways between James Cook University and Other Education Providers

James Cook University has credit transfer arrangement with other universities and vocational education providers.