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Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture – PGDipArch

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:

either

a completed the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Architectural Studies

or

b completed the requirements for an equivalent qualification approved by Senate or its representative

and

c achieved a sufficiently high average grade, as determined by the Head of School of Architecture and Planning.

2 A student who has not completed all the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Architectural Studies but who, for that qualification, has:

a no more than 20 points left to complete

and

b achieved an average grade of B– or higher in at least 70 points at the highest level of that qualification

may, with the approval of the Head of School, enrol for this postgraduate diploma. However, the remaining points required for the qualification must be completed within 12 months of initial enrolment for this degree. Should this requirement not be completed in this time, the enrolment for the Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture 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 75 points from the Core Courses listed in the Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture Schedule

and

b at least 45 points from the Elective Courses listed in the Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture Schedule, as approved by the Head of School of Architecture and Planning.

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.

Variations

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

Distinction

8 This postgraduate diploma may be awarded with Distinction or Merit in accordance with the General Regulations – Postgraduate Diplomas.

Commencement

9 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2006.

Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture (PGDipArch) Schedule

Requirement:

Core Courses

75 points: ARCHGEN 702, 799

Elective Courses

45 points from ARCHGEN 711–715, 721–725, 731–735, 741–745, URBDES 702

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