An area of specialised study within a program, e.g. history. A major, extended major or dual major may be a formal requirement in a program (refer to the program rules for the program or consult the faculty office). Within UQ, a major is sometimes also referred to as a plan.

Formal definitions are found in the UQ policy, Program Nomenclature in the Policies and Procedures Library (PPL), section 3.20.04.

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