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New honours specialisation proposal

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This information is intended to assist schools and other stakeholder who are developing a new honours specialisation or honours course proposal.

What do I need to do?


Essential reading material


The development of a new honours award course involves the formulation of a proposal:

New Honours award course Proposal

Development of  proposal 

Submission of  proposal

Endorsement of detailed proposal by University  Curriculum Committee

Approval of detailed proposal approved by Academic Council



New Honours specialisation

Development of detailed proposal:

  • New unit proposals
  • Mapping documents
Submission of proposal
Approval by relevant Board of Studies

Proposal forms are available on UWA's online curriculum management system, CAIDi. Links to relevant policy and guidance documents are included in all proposal forms. Getting started with Curriculum Management provides more information.


When do I need to submit?

Submit your proposal as early as possible!

What are the benefits of early submission?

Early submissions take full advantage of international and domestic marketing opportunities. Critical dates for curriculum approval provides more information.

Do school submission dates differ from central submission dates?

Yes. When developing your proposal, consider internal school approval processes and timings.

Is there flexibility in submitting proposals?

You are invited to submit your proposal any time; however, to guarantee approval for 2022 offerings, proposals have to be received by the latest recommended date.


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