Course (University only)

A course is a component within a qualification that carries credits towards the qualification. It has these characteristics: (a) It is an identifiable teaching/ learning component that may be undertaken in more than a year, in a year or semester or shorter

period. (b) Student performance in the component is assessed and recorded in the central record system. (c) The component has a unique identifying ‘course code’ which is assigned to it in the institution’s central record system. A course may be a component undertaken as coursework, or as a project, or as a thesis, or as a dissertation, or as a practicum, or as a mixture of such types.