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Postgraduate Diploma in Information Governance – PGDipInfoGov

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 must have completed the requirements for a Bachelors degree from this University with a Grade Point Average of 4.0 or higher in at least 90 points of the most advanced courses, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative.

Note: This is a limited entry programme as per the Limitation of Entry Statute 1991 and selection criteria apply. Selection criteria are available from the Faculty of Business and Economics.

Duration and Total Points Value

2 A student admitted to 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


c not exceed 160 points for the total enrolment for this postgraduate diploma.

Structure and Content

3 A student enrolled for this postgraduate diploma must complete 120 points from courses listed in Master of Information Governance Schedule, excluding INFOGOV 780.

4 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.

5 Cross-credits will not be granted towards the award of the Postgraduate Diploma in Information Governance.

Transfer from Postgraduate Certificate in Information Governance

6 A student who has passed courses towards the Postgraduate Certificate in Information Governance that are available in this postgraduate diploma may apply to reassign those courses to this postgraduate diploma provided that the postgraduate certificate has not been awarded.


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 2022.