Regulations - Interfaculty Programmes


Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematical Modelling – PGDipMathModel

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 postgraduate diploma, a student must have completed the requirements for:

either

a a relevant Bachelors degree in a relevant subject from this University with a Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher in 75 points above Stage II, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

b a relevant Bachelors Honours degree in a relevant subject from this University with a Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher in 120 points above Stage III, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative.

2 Students must have completed 15 points from COMPSCI 130, ENGGEN 131, MATHS 162, and 15 points from ENGSCI 311, 313, 314, MATHS 361, or the equivalent as approved by the Programme Director.

3 In exceptional circumstances the Programme Director may approve the admission of a student who has at least three years of extensive, relevant, practical, professional or scholarly experience deemed equivalent to the requirements in Regulation 1a.

Notes:

(i) A relevant Bachelors degree may include the Degree of Bachelor of Arts, or Bachelor of Science

(ii) A relevant Bachelors Honours degree may include the Degree of Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours), Bachelors of Arts (Honours), Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or Bachelor of Science (Honours)

(iii) A relevant subject may include analytics, applied mathematics, artificial intelligence, computer science, data science, engineering, information systems, information technology, machine learning, mathematics, operations research, physics, statistics, or technology

(iv) This is a limited entry programme as per the Limitation of Entry Statute 1991 and selection criteria apply. Selection criteria are available from the Faculty of Science.

Duration and Total Points Value

4 A student admitted to 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 complete the requirements as listed in the Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematical Modelling Schedule.

7 A student who has previously passed any course or courses the same as, or similar to, the courses required for this qualification must substitute an alternative course or courses as approved by the Programme Director or nominee.

8 Courses selected for this qualification are subject to the confirmation of the Programme Director or nominee.

9 With the prior approval of the Head of Department or nominee, up to 30 points may be replaced by other appropriate 600 and 700 level courses offered at this or another university.

10 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 .

Distinction

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

Variations

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

Amendment

13 These regulations and schedule have been amended with effect from 1 January 2022.

Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematical Modelling (PGDipMathModel) Schedule

Requirement:

60 points: ENGSCI 711, 721, MATHS 765, 787

at least 30 points from BIOMENG 771, ECON 721, 723, ENGSCI 712, 740, 746, 755, 760, 761, 763, 765, 768, ENVPHYS 701, MATHS 761–764, 766, 769, 770, OPSMGT 752, PHYSICS 742, 743, 752, 753, 757, 780

up to 30 points from approved 600 and 700 level courses offered at this University

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