Subject Outline Template

The Subject Outline Template represents the minimum requirements for all JCU Subject Outlines.

The 2024 version is available

Download template

The yellow highlighted text in the downloadable template file indicates text changes from the previous year.

JCU Australia:

  • 2024 Subject Outline with compulsory black text and Subject Coordinator instructions in brown text - download file

JCU Singapore:

  • 2024 Subject Outline with compulsory black text and Subject Coordinator instructions in brown text - download file

If you require the 2023 version, please contact [email protected].


Use the Subject Outline Generator

The Subject Outline Generator was introduced in 2023 to reduce the workload associated with preparing the Subject Outline.  This tool inserts content already stored in CSDB, TRDB and Contact Details into a generated subject outline file. We expect it will save you time and improve accuracy and consistency.

Want to try out the new tool? Head over to the guide.

Subject Outline Generator Guide


Before publishing the subject outline to LearnJCU, ensure:

  • All instructions are removed from the document
  • Highlighting is removed and any red text is converted to black
  • The Table of Contents has been refreshed to reflect updates
  • Filename is 'Subject Outline <insert Subject name>'
  • Filename does not include any special characters (e.g. - ^ & _ * < : >)

By setting the filename as advised, will ensure the Subject Outline is captured in reporting.

When developing a subject outline, refer to the assessment methods.

Colleges and disciplines may choose to provide additional information to students or make minor alterations to the format, however, the core information provided in the template is mandatory for all subjects.

The subject outline procedure and subject outline template are informed by TEQSA's Higher Education Standards Framework and the following 国产自拍 University policies: