Regulations - Creative Arts And Industries


Postgraduate Diploma in Music – PGDipMus

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 Bachelor of Music

or

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

or

c attained a level of competence approved by Senate or its representative as equivalent to that specified in a or b above, and appropriate for the proposed programme for this postgraduate diploma.

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.

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 120 points from courses listed in the Bachelor of Music (Honours) Schedule for which the student has passed the prerequisite courses

or

b (i) at least 90 points from courses listed in the Bachelor of Music (Honours) Schedule for which the student has passed the prerequisite courses

and

(ii) up to 30 points from courses available for any other Postgraduate Diploma or Bachelors Honours degree at this University, with the approval of the relevant Heads of Departments and the Head of School of Music.

6 The programme for each student must be approved by the Head of School of Music prior to enrolment.

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.

Dissertation

8 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 School of Music prior to enrolment.

c The dissertation must be completed and submitted as specified in the General Regulations – Postgraduate Diplomas.

Distinction

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

Practical Requirements

10 In any course that includes performance work of a practical nature a student must comply with the requirements for that course as specified by the Head of School of Music.

Variations

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

Commencement

12 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2006.

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