Regulations - Creative Arts And Industries


Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Arts – PGDipFA

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 completed the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts or Bachelor of Visual Arts from this University or an equivalent qualification as approved by Senate or its representative

and

b achieved an overall grade of B or higher in the final year of that degree.

2 Admission to this postgraduate diploma is at the discretion of Senate or its representative.

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.

Structure and Content

4 A student enrolled for this postgraduate diploma must pass FINEARTS 756 Research Project or FINEARTS 795 Research Portfolio.

5 A student must carry out work to the satisfaction of Senate or its representative within an individually planned programme approved by the Head of School of Fine Arts, including the presentation of an exhibition of their work deemed appropriate by Senate or its representative.

6 The programme for each student requires the approval of the Head of School of Fine Arts.

7 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.

Distinction

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

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 2006. The 1996 regulations for the Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Arts were thereby repealed.

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