Regulations - Interfaculty Programmes


Postgraduate Diploma in Operations Research – PGDipOR

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 completed the requirements for any Bachelors degree

and

(i) passed at least 75 points with an average grade of B or higher at Stage III or above in subjects approved by Senate or its representative

and

(ii) passed STATS 320 and ENGSCI 391 or equivalent courses with an average grade of B– or higher

or

b attained an equivalent level of practical experience in the operations research profession as approved by Senate or its representative.

Duration and Total Points Value

2 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.

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

Structure and Content

4 A student enrolled for this postgraduate diploma must pass 120 points from courses listed in the Postgraduate Diploma in Operations Research 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 The programme for each student must be approved by the Board of Studies for Operations Research or its representative prior to enrolment.

Variations

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

Distinction

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

Commencement

9 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2006.

Postgraduate Diploma in Operations Research (PGDipOR) Schedule

Requirement:

at least 75 points from ENGSCI 760–763, 765, 766, 768, 769, STATS 723, 724, 726, 783

up to 45 points from 700 level courses approved by the Head of Department

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