Regulations - Interfaculty Programmes


Postgraduate Diploma in Operations Research and Analytics – PGDipORAn

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 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

or

b 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.

Notes:

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

(iii) A relevant subject may be analytics, artificial intelligence, computer science, data science, economics, engineering, information systems, information technology, management science, machine learning, mathematics, operations research, operations and supply chain management, statistics, or technology.

Duration and Total Points Value

2 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.

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 complete the requirements as listed in the Postgraduate Diploma in Operations Research and Analytics Schedule.

5 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 Head of Department or nominee.

6 Courses selected for this qualification are subject to the confirmation of the Head of Department or nominee.

7 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.

8 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

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

Variations

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

Amendment

9 These regulations and/or schedule have been amended with effect from 1 January 2021.

Postgraduate Diploma in Operations Research and Analytics (PGDipORAn) Schedule

Requirement:

at least 60 points from ENGSCI 760–763, 765, 768, STATS 720, 723, 724, 783

at least 45 points from COMPSCI 753, 760–762, ENGSCI 712, 755, OPSMGT 766, SOFTENG 753, STATS 726, 731, 763, 769

up to 15 points of approved 600 and 700 level courses offered at this University

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