Faculty of Arts
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts – PGDipArts
The regulations for this postgraduate diploma are to be read in conjunction with all other relevant statutes and regulations including the Academic Statutes and Regulations.
1 In order to be admitted to this programme, a student needs to have:
a (i) completed the requirements for a Bachelors degree at a university in New Zealand
(ii) passed the specified prerequisite courses in the selected subject for the postgraduate diploma
b attained a level of competence recognised by Senate or its representative as equivalent to that specified in Regulation 1a above, and appropriate for the proposed programme for this postgraduate diploma
c the approval of the relevant Head of Department.
Duration and Total Points Value
2 A student enrolled for this postgraduate diploma must:
a pass courses with a total value of 120 points
b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Postgraduate Diplomas.
3 The total enrolment for this postgraduate diploma must not exceed 160 points.
Structure and Content
4 Of the 120 points required for this postgraduate diploma, a student must pass:
a at least 120 points in one of the subjects listed in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Schedule
b (i) at least 90 points in one of the subjects listed in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Schedule
(ii) up to 30 points from other subjects listed in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Schedule or from other 700 level courses offered at this University. The approval of all Heads of Departments concerned is required.
5 The programme for this postgraduate diploma may include a dissertation for which the student is approved by the Head of Department as suitably qualified.
6 The programme for each student requires the approval of the relevant Heads of Departments and the Dean of Faculty of Arts.
7 a The dissertation, when included in the programme, is to be carried out under the guidance of a supervisor appointed by Senate or its representative.
b The dissertation topic must be approved by the relevant Head of Department or Programme Coordinator prior to enrolment.
c The dissertation must be completed and submitted as specified in the General Regulations – Postgraduate Diplomas.
8 This postgraduate diploma may be awarded with Distinction or Merit as specified in the General Regulations – Postgraduate Diplomas.
9 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme which does not conform to these regulations.
10 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2006. The 2000 regulations for the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts were thereby repealed.
Source: The University of Auckland 2013 Online Calendar
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