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Regulations - Business And Economics

Graduate Diploma in Commerce – GradDipCom

The regulations for this graduate 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 completed the requirements for:


a the Degree of Bachelor of Commerce


b any other degree approved by Senate or its representative


c a professional qualification in Commerce approved by Senate or its representative.

2 With the approval of Senate or its representative, a student may enrol for this graduate diploma after passing at least 345 points for the Degree of Bachelor of Commerce or the equivalent in other such degrees. The graduate diploma will not be awarded until such qualifying degree is completed.

Duration and Total Points Value

3 A student enrolled for this graduate diploma must follow a programme equivalent to two full-time semesters and pass courses with a total value of 120 points.

4 The total value of the courses credited to this graduate diploma must not exceed 160 points.

Structure and Content

5 Of the 120 points required for this graduate diploma, a student must pass:

a at least 75 points above Stage II, including at least 45 points above Stage II from courses listed in the Bachelor of Commerce Schedule

b up to 45 points from Stage II courses listed in the Bachelor of Commerce Schedule.

6 Up to 30 points above Stage I may be taken from other programmes offered by this University.

7 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.

8 Cross-credits will not be granted towards the Graduate Diploma in Commerce.


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


10 These regulations have been amended with effect from 1 January 2021.