Coursework Units: Units designed to form component parts of coursework courses.
Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA): A calculation used in Malaysia to indicate the average grade achieved across a course.
Grade Point Average (GPA): A calculation used to indicate the average grade achieved across a course at Monash University.
Grading Scale: The framework correlating a percentage of marks to a level of achievement on an individual task or a whole unit or course.
HDR Coursework Units: Coursework units that are taken as part of a higher degree by research.
HDR Skills Training Units: Units that may be taken as part of a higher degree by research that represent training activities around a theme.
Hurdle Requirements: Requirements that a student must complete as part of a unit of study but which are not graded. Hurdles might include attendance requirements, theory and practice completion requirements, and requirements in relation to assessment and examination. (Effective until 15 February 2010).
Research Unit: A unit that identifies a student's enrolment in research, which generates equivalent full-time study load, and is differentiated by the Faculty and Department/field of study.
Standard Semester: Refers to either Semester 1 or Semester 2 which are the main two teaching periods when the majority of university teaching occurs. A standard semester has start and end dates that conform with a typical two semester academic year and has a census date of either 31 March or 31 August.