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Regulations - Arts

Postgraduate Diploma in Indigenous Studies – PGDipIndigSt

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 postgraduate diploma, a student needs to have:

a been enrolled in the Degree of Master of Indigenous Studies


b passed at least 30 points for that degree


c been recommended for admission by the Academic Head or nominee.

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: INDIGEN 700


b 90 points from courses listed in the Master of Indigenous Studies Schedule, excluding INDIGEN 792.

5 The programme for each student must be approved by the Coordinator for the Master of Indigenous Studies.

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


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


9 These regulations have been amended with effect from 1 January 2016.