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.
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.