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Regulations - Business And Economics

Postgraduate Certificate in Business – PGCertBus

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 degree deemed relevant by Senate or its representative


b (i) completed the requirements for a professional qualification in Accountancy, Engineering, Medicine or a related healthcare subject, Science or other discipline deemed relevant to the programme of study by Senate or its representative


(ii) at least two years of relevant work experience approved as appropriate by the relevant Head of Department


c at least five years of employment experience deemed relevant to this programme by Senate or its representative.

Duration and Total Points Value

2 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.

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

Structure and Content

4 A student enrolled for this postgraduate certificate must complete the requirements as listed in the Postgraduate Certificate in Business Schedule.

5 A student must complete the University of Auckland Academic Integrity course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar.

6 Courses selected for this qualification are subject to the confirmation of the Programme Coordinator.


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


8 These regulations and/or schedule have been amended with effect from 1 January 2022.

Postgraduate Certificate in Business (PGCertBus) Schedule


60 points: BUSMAN 771–774, or other approved courses from the PGDipBus or MBA Schedules