Regulations - Interfaculty Programmes

Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice – PGCertAcadPrac

New admissions into the PGCertAcadPrac were suspended in 2018. Students who have a current enrolment in this qualification should contact their faculty for advice regarding completion.

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 programme, a student needs to:

a have completed the requirements for any degree approved by Senate or its representative


b be currently employed in the tertiary education sector and have significant teaching responsibilities and/or roles in supporting student learning.

Duration and Total Points Value

2 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.

3 The total enrolment for this postgraduate certificate must not exceed 90 points.

Structure and Content

4 A student enrolled in this postgraduate certificate must pass 60 points from the courses listed in the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice Schedule.

5 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.


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 2006.

Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCertAcadPrac) Schedule


45 points: ACADPRAC 701, 702

15 points from ACADPRAC 703–706