Regulations - Education And Social Work


Graduate Diploma in Education – GradDipEd

The regulations for this graduate diploma are to be read in conjunction with all other relevant statutes and regulations including the Academic Statutes and Regulations.

Note: This is not an initial teacher education qualification.

Admission

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

a (i) completed the requirements for a Bachelors degree

or

(ii) completed the requirements for a university diploma approved by Senate or its representative

or

(iii) completed a professional qualification in teaching, counselling, social work or relevant other profession approved by Senate or its representative

or

(iv) at least five years’ employment experience deemed relevant to this programme by the Senate or its representative

and

b satisfied the Dean of Faculty of Education and Social Work that they have appropriate training and experience to undertake the programme.

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

Duration and Total Points Value

3 A student enrolled for this graduate diploma must follow a programme of the equivalent of two full-time semesters and pass courses with a total value of 120 points.

Structure and Content

4 Of the 120 points required for this graduate diploma, a student must pass:

either

a 120 points from courses listed in the Graduate Diploma in Education Schedule, including at least 75 points above Stage II

or

b at least 90 points from courses listed in the Graduate Diploma in Education Schedule, including at least 75 points above Stage II

and

up to 30 points from other courses available at this University. The approval of all Heads of Departments concerned is required.

5 The programme for each student requires the approval of the Dean of Faculty of Education and Social Work prior to enrolment.

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 course of study which does not conform to these regulations.

Commencement

8 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2006. The 2001 and 2003 regulations for the Graduate Diploma in Education were thereby repealed.

Graduate Diploma in Education (GradDipEd) Schedule

Requirement:

120 points, including at least 75 points above Stage II

either

120 points from EDCURRIC 201, 203, 205, 206, 207–209, 216, 217, 338, 343–369, 630–632, EDCURRM 200, 201, 203, 321–324, EDCURSEC 601, 602, 604, 614, 636, 638–640, 678, EDPROFM 200, 202–204, 300, 302–304, 321, 322, EDPROFST 208, 209, 211, 212, 220–226, 307–309, 315–371, 386–390, EDUC 203, 324, 341, 381, EDUCM 200, 301

or

at least 90 points from EDCURRIC 338, 344–368, 630–632, EDCURRM 321–324, EDCURRPK 322, 353, EDPROFM 321, 322, EDPROFST 220–226, 316–371, 386–390, 700–702, EDUC 341, 381

up to 30 points from EDCURRIC 234–236, 239, 241, 334, 337, 433, EDCURSEC 601, 602, 604, 614, 636, 638–640, 678, EDPROFST 363, 376–378, 703, EDUC 341 or other courses available at this University with the approval of the Programme Coordinator

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