Program characteristics

All Holmesglen higher education programs have a defining set of characteristics embedded within them.

Course characteristics

A Holmesglen higher education course:

  • is designed and delivered using applied learning and student centred principles including project-based learning, case-based learning or problem-based learning approaches
  • identifies clear professional outcomes and delivers career alignment
  • develops profession-ready graduates
  • includes industry-focused content to a breadth and depth appropriate for a higher education qualification
  • benchmarks against similar courses in higher education
  • exposes students to current discipline, relevant scholarship and theoretical underpinning
  • embeds scholarly activity
  • encourages learner autonomy
  • demonstrates progression of learning towards relevant Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) level outcomes by the completion of the course
  • provides articulation and credit for Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications into higher education programs
  • provides articulation pathways to higher level qualifications
  • is subject to a rigorous review and maintenance process incorporating both internal and external moderation and review.