Regulations - 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.

Admission

1 In order to be admitted to this postgraduate diploma, a student must have completed the requirements for a Bachelors degree from this University and passed the specified prerequisite courses in the selected subject for the postgraduate diploma with a Grade Point Average of 3.5 or higher in 45 points above Stage II in that subject, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative.

Note: This programme includes some subjects that are limited entry as per the Limitation of Entry Statute 1991 and selection criteria apply. Selection criteria are available from the Faculty of Arts.

Duration and Total Points Value

2 A student enrolled for this postgraduate diploma must:

a pass courses with a total value of 120 points

and

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

or

b (i) at least 90 points in one of the subjects listed in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Schedule

and

(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 Academic Heads or nominees concerned is required

or

c Applied Behaviour Analysis: 120 points from PSYCH 711, 741, 750, 751, 754.

5 The programme for this postgraduate diploma may include a research essay or research project for which the student is approved by the Academic Head or nominee as suitably qualified.

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 The programme for each student requires the approval of the relevant Academic Heads or nominees and the Dean of Faculty of Arts.

Research Essay / Research Project

8 a The research essay or research project, when included in the programme, is to be carried out under the guidance of a supervisor appointed by Senate or its representative.

b The research essay or research project topic must be approved by the relevant Academic Head or nominee or Programme Coordinator prior to enrolment.

c The research essay or research project must be completed and submitted as specified in the General Regulations – Postgraduate Diplomas.

Distinction

9 This postgraduate diploma may be awarded with Distinction or Merit as specified in the General Regulations – Postgraduate Diplomas.

Variations

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

Amendment

11 These regulations have been amended with effect from 1 January 2020.

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