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Regulations - Creative Arts And Industries

Postgraduate Certificate in Design – PGCertDes

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 postgraduate certificate, a student must have completed the requirements for a Bachelors degree from this University with a Grade Point Average of 3.5 or higher in 90 points at Stage III, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative.

2 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve admission of a student who has:

a attained extensive relevant practical, professional or scholarly experience deemed equivalent by Senate or its representative to the requirement in Regulation 1


b performed at an acceptable level in any tests of academic aptitude, portfolio and/or interviews prescribed by Senate or its representative.

Duration and Total Points Value

3 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


c not exceed 90 points for the total enrolment in this postgraduate certificate.

Structure and Content

4 A student enrolled for this postgraduate certificate must complete the requirements as listed in the Postgraduate Certificate in Design 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 In exceptional circumstances, Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme which does not conform to these regulations.


7 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2021.

Postgraduate Certificate in Design (PGCertDes) Schedule


60 points: DESIGN 700–702