Regulations - Arts

Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Interpreting – PGCertAdvInterp

New admissions to the Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Interpreting were suspended in 2017. Students who have a current enrolment in this qualification should contact their faculty for advice regarding completion.

The regulations for this postgraduate certificate 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 a Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of tertiary study and professional qualifications and/or experience as approved by Senate or its representative

b competence in English and a further language or languages as approved by the Director of the Programme, to at least the following levels:

(i) IELTS score of 7.5 in the oral band for non-native speakers of English

(ii) for languages other than English, oral and written competency equivalent to at least the level of advanced undergraduate courses at this University.

2 Admission to this postgraduate certificate is at the discretion of Senate or its representative and will require an interview in both languages and an aptitude test.

Duration and Total Points Value

3 A student enrolled for this postgraduate certificate must:

a pass courses with a total value of 60 points


b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Postgraduate Certificates.

4 The total enrolment for this postgraduate certificate must not exceed 90 points.

Structure and Content

5 a Of the 60 points required for this postgraduate certificate a student must pass the courses listed in the Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Interpreting Schedule.

b The language or languages studied for this postgraduate certificate are to be those to which competence has been attested as required in Regulation 1b.

6 A student admitted to this programme must complete the University of Auckland Academic Integrity Course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar.


7 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme which does not conform to these regulations.


8 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2006. The 1999 regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Interpreting were thereby repealed.

Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Interpreting (PGCertAdvInterp) Schedule


30 points: TRANSLAT 713

30 points from TRANSLAT 705, 708