Regulations - Business And Economics


Postgraduate Certificate in Commerce – PGCertCom

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.

Admission

1 In order to be admitted to this postgraduate certificate, a student must have:

a completed the requirements for a Masters degree from this University, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

and

b passed any prerequisite requirements specified in the Master of Commerce schedule for the subject intended for this postgraduate certificate with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher, or the equivalent as approved 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

and

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 Of the 60 points required for this postgraduate certificate, a student must pass:

a at least 60 points in one of the subjects listed in the Master of Commerce Schedule

or

b (i) at least 45 points in one of the subjects listed in the Master of Commerce Schedule, excluding thesis courses

and

(ii) up to 15 points from other courses listed in the Master of Commerce Schedule or other approved 700 level courses offered at this University.

5 A research essay may be included as approved by the Academic Head or nominee.

6 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 .

7 Courses selected for this qualification are subject to confirmation by the relevant Academic Head or nominee.

Research Essay

8 a The research essay, 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 topic must be approved by the relevant Academic Head or nominee prior to enrolment.

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

Variations

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

Commencement

10 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2022.

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