Regulations - Interfaculty Programmes

Postgraduate Diploma in Global Studies – PGDipGlobalSt

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.


1 In order to be admitted to this postgraduate diploma, a student must have completed a Bachelors degree with a relevant major from this University with a Grade Point Average of 3.5 or higher in 60 points above Stage II, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative.

Note: Relevant majors may include anthropology, communication, development studies, economics, environmental science, gender studies, geography, history, indigenous studies, law, linguistics, philosophy, political science, psychology or sociology.

Duration and Total Points Value

2 A student enrolled for this postgraduate diploma must:

a pass courses with a total value of 120 points


b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Postgraduate Diplomas.

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

Structure and Content

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

a 90 points: GLOBAL 700-702


b a further 30 points from courses listed in the Master of Global Studies Schedule, excluding GLOBAL 793.

5 A student must complete the University of Auckland Academic Integrity course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar.


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


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


8 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2022.