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Regulations - Interfaculty Programmes

Postgraduate Certificate in Heritage Conservation – PGCertHerCons

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 postgraduate certificate, a student needs to have:

a been enrolled in the Degree of Master of Heritage Conservation


b passed at least 30 points for that degree


c been recommended for admission by the Dean or nominee.

Duration and Total Points Value

2 A student admitted to 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 for this postgraduate certificate must complete the requirements for one of the specialisations listed in the Postgraduate Certificate in Heritage Conservation 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 and/or schedule have been amended with effect from 1 January 2024.

Postgraduate Certificate in Heritage Conservation (PGCertHerCons) Schedule

Specialisations available:

Built Heritage


45 points: HERCONS 700, 702, 703

15 points from a 700 level course approved by the Head of School of Architecture and Planning

Museums and Cultural Heritage


45 points: MUSEUMS 702, 704

15 points from ANTHRO 708, 742, 756, ARTHIST 703, 706, 719, 730, 731, 734, COMPLIT 705, 709, ENGLISH 718, HERCONS 700, 701, HISTORY 705, 712, MĀORI 741