Faculty of Arts
Postgraduate Diploma in Theology – PGDipTheol
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 completed the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Theology or an equivalent qualification as approved by Senate or its representative
b passed the specified prerequisite courses for one of the subjects listed in the Postgraduate Diploma in Theology Schedule
c approval from the Head of School of Theology.
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 30 points from the Core Courses listed in the Postgraduate Diploma in Theology Schedule
b 30 points in courses selected from one of the subject areas listed in the Postgraduate Diploma in Theology Schedule
c a 15 point Research Essay in the same subject area
d up to 45 further points from courses listed in the Postgraduate Diploma in Theology Schedule.
5 Up to 30 points may be substituted for some of the courses required in Regulation 4d, from other 700 level courses offered at this University with the approval of all Heads of Departments concerned.
6 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme which does not conform to these regulations.
7 This postgraduate diploma may be awarded with Distinction or Merit in accordance with the General Regulations – Postgraduate Diplomas.
8 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2006.
- 30 points: THEOLOGY 701, 702
Prerequisite: 45 points in Biblical Studies at Stage III, and at least 30 points from BSTHEO 135, 136, 175, 176
- 15 points: BSTHEO 789 Research Essay
- 30 points from BSTHEO 710-716, 720, 721
Christian Thought and History
Prerequisite: 45 points in Christian Thought and History at Stage III
- 15 points: CTHTHEO 789 Research Essay
- 30 points from CTHTHEO 710-712, 721-723
Prerequisite: 45 points in Practical Theology at Stage III
- 15 points: PTHEO 789 Research Essay
- 30 points from PTHEO 710-716
Source: The University of Auckland 2013 Online Calendar
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