Regulations - Interfaculty Programmes


Postgraduate Diploma in Bioscience Enterprise – PGDipBioEnt

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 (i) completed the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Technology or Bachelor of Science (Honours)

or

(ii) attained an equivalent qualification approved by Senate or its representative

and

b (i) completed one of the relevant subject majors as listed in the Postgraduate Diploma in Bioscience Enterprise Schedule

or

(ii) attained a level of competence equivalent to the prerequisites for the courses in the selected subject major for the Postgraduate Diploma in Bioscience Enterprise as approved by Senate or its representative.

2 A student may, if Senate or its representative gives approval, enrol for this postgraduate diploma without having fulfilled all the prerequisite requirements, provided that the Director of School may require any such student to enrol for any or all of the prerequisite courses not already passed in addition to the normal requirements of this programme.

3 a A student who has not completed the requirements of the Degree of Bachelor of Science but who has passed courses with a total value of at least 345 points towards that degree may, with the approval of the Director of School enrol for this postgraduate diploma. The remaining courses for the Bachelor of Science must be taken and passed within 12 months of initial enrolment for this postgraduate diploma. Should the requirements for the Bachelor of Science not be completed within these 12 months, enrolment for the Postgraduate Diploma in Bioscience Enterprise will be suspended until the requirements for the Bachelors degree are completed.

or

b A student who has not completed the requirements of the Degree of Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or Bachelor of Technology, but who has passed courses with a total value of at least 465 points towards those degrees may, with the approval of the Director of School enrol for this postgraduate diploma. The remaining courses for the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or Bachelor of Technology must be taken and passed within 12 months of initial enrolment for this postgraduate diploma. Should the requirements for the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or Bachelor of Technology, not be completed within these 12 months, enrolment for the Postgraduate Diploma in Bioscience Enterprise will be suspended until the requirements for the Bachelors degree are completed.

Duration and Total Points Value

4 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.

5 The total enrolment for this postgraduate diploma must not exceed 160 points.

Structure and Content

6 A student enrolled for this postgraduate diploma must pass 120 points from courses listed in the Postgraduate Diploma in Bioscience Enterprise Schedule.

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.

8 The programme for each student must be approved by the Director of School or equivalent.

Variations

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

Distinction

10 This postgraduate diploma may be awarded with Distinction or Merit in accordance with the General Regulations – Postgraduate Diplomas.

Commencement

11 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2006.

Postgraduate Diploma in Bioscience Enterprise (PGDipBioEnt) Schedule

Prerequisite: A BSc or BSc(Hons) with a major in Biological Sciences, Bioinformatics, Biomedical Science, Food Science, Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacology or Physiology, or a BE in Biomedical Engineering; or a BPharm; or a BTech in Biotechnology

Requirement:

90 points: SCIENT 701–706

30 points from approved 700 level courses in Biological Sciences, Bioinformatics, Medical Science, Food Science or Bioscience Enterprise listed in the Postgraduate Diploma in Science Schedule, or courses from other approved programmes

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