Regulations - Business And Economics


Postgraduate Diploma in Property – PGDipProp

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.

Admission

1 In order to be admitted to this programme, a student needs to have:

a (i) completed the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Property

or

(ii) completed the requirements for any other degree qualification approved by Senate or its representative that is indicative of ability to undertake advanced study in Property

and

b achieved an average grade of at least B in at least 75 points in Stage III Property courses or equivalent.

2 A student who has not completed all the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Property but who, for that degree, has:

a passed courses with a total value of at least 345 points

and

b achieved an average grade of B or higher in at least 75 points for Part III

may, with the approval of the Head of Department, enrol for this postgraduate diploma. The remaining points required for the Degree of Bachelor of Property must be completed within 12 months of initial enrolment for this diploma. Should the requirements for the Bachelor of Property not be completed in this time, the Postgraduate Diploma in Property enrolment will be suspended until they have been completed.

Duration and Total Points Value

3 A student enrolled for this postgraduate diploma must:

a pass courses with a total value of 120 points

and

b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Postgraduate Diplomas.

4 The total enrolment for this postgraduate diploma must not exceed 160 points.

Structure and Content

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

a at least 120 points from courses listed in the Postgraduate Diploma in Property Schedule

or

b (i) at least 90 points from courses listed in the Postgraduate Diploma in Property Schedule

and

(ii) up to 30 points at 700 level from a related subject, provided it is deemed by the Head of Department of Property to be relevant to the student’s programme and appropriate to be taken as part of this postgraduate diploma.

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.

Dissertation

7 a A dissertation (when included in the programme) is to be carried out under the guidance of a supervisor appointed by Senate or its representative.

b The dissertation topic must be approved by the Head of Department of Property prior to enrolment.

c The dissertation is to be completed and submitted in accordance with the General Regulations – Postgraduate Diplomas.

Variations

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

Distinction

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

Commencement

10 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2006. The 1997 regulations for the Postgraduate Diploma in Property were thereby repealed.

Postgraduate Diploma in Property (PGDipProp) Schedule

Requirement:

15 points: PROPERTY 701

105 points from PROPERTY 713–786, 790 Research Essay

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