Unit:: The basic component of a course in which a student will enrol to undertake study in a particular discipline.
Coursework units:: Units designed to form component parts of coursework programs.
Multi-level unit:: A unit listed as being taught at two levels.
Cross-listed unit:: A unit cross-coded with different ALPHA prefixes as being approved to be part of more than one defined major sequence or specialist course.
Administrative unit:: A unit in which students are enrolled while undertaking part of their study at another institution, for instance through study abroad, student exchange, cross institutional study or work experience.
Research unit:: A unit used to enrol research students in order to calculate fees and to facilitate reporting to DEEWR. Enrolment in the unit is not displayed on the students’ academic transcripts.
Course Managing faculty:: The faculty that is assigned responsibility to coordinate administrative matters for each single or double degree program (including but not restricted to admission, enrolment, course advice, academic progress and academic referral). Only one faculty can manage a course/enrolment; for example the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws has the managing faculty of Law.
Degree Awarding faculty:: The faculty that is responsible for approving the course regulations that must be satisfied to be granted the award.
Unit Reference Code:: An additional identifying code recorded on Callista to indicate that the unit has more than one code to differentiate students from different year levels (multi level) or different disciplines (cross-listed). The unit reference code allows these different cohorts to be grouped.
Specialist Course:: A structured course with a high proportion of units in an area of specialisation / a specific field of education.