Regulations - Interfaculty Programmes


The University of Auckland Tertiary Foundation Certificate – TFC

The regulations for this certificate 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:

a be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident of New Zealand

and

b (i) have completed Year 12 at a New Zealand secondary school or its equivalent at least one calendar year prior to applying for entry

or

(ii) in special circumstances be eligible for Special Admission to the University

and

c completed a satisfactory interview with the Coordinator of the Certificate.

Duration and Total Points Value

2 A student enrolled in the certificate must follow a programme of the equivalent of two full-time semesters and pass courses to the value of 120 points. In exceptional circumstances part-time enrolment may be approved.

Structure and Content

3 A student enrolled for this certificate must complete the requirements as listed in the Tertiary Foundation Certificate Schedule

4 The programme for each student requires the approval of the Coordinator of the Certificate.

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

6 A student who fails a course may, with the permission of the Coordinator of the Certificate, sit a subsequent examination for that course providing that:

a the student has achieved an average grade of C+ in the courses taken for this Certificate

and

b achieved a grade of not less than D for the course in question.

7 The subsequent examination must be undertaken within two weeks of the notification of results to students.

8 A student may re-sit a maximum of 15 points towards completion of the Tertiary Foundation Certificate.

Variations

9 A student who achieves a Grade Point Average of 7.0 in the first 60 points of the certificate may include a Stage I course in the second semester, with the approval of the Coordinator of the Certificate.

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

Commencement

11 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2019. The 2006 regulations for the University of Auckland Tertiary Foundation Certificate were thereby repealed.

Tertiary Foundation Certificate (TFC) Schedule

Requirement:

either

15 points but no more than 30 points from TFCEDUC 15F, TFCMATHS 89F, 91F, 92F, 93F, 94F, TFCSTATS 92F

15 points but no more than 30 points from TFCACENG 93F, TFCENG 91F, 92F, TFCEWRIT 94F

up to 30 points from TFCBIO 91F, TFCCHEM 91F, TFCEDUC 12F, 14F, TFCGEO 91F, TFCHIST 91F, TFCPAC 91F, TFCPHYS 91F, TFCSOCIO 91F

up to 60 points from TFCACENG 93F, TFCARTS 92F, TFCBIO 92F, TFCBUS 92F, TFCCAI 92F, TFCCHEM 92F, TFCEDUC 13F, 16F, TFCEWRIT 94F, TFCGEO 92F, TFCMAORI 10F, TFCPHYS 92F, TFCSOCW 17F, TFCSOCIO 92F, TFCSTATS 92F

or

Arts

30 points: TFCENG 91F, 92F

15 points from TFCEDUC 15F, TFCMATHS 89F, 91F, 92F, TFCSTATS 92F

30 points from TFCEDUC 12F, 14F, TFCGEO 91F, TFCHIST 91F, TFCMAORI 10F, TFCPAC 91F, TFCSOCIO 91F

a further 45 points from TFCACENG 93F, TFCARTS 92F, TFCCAI 92F, TFCEDUC 13F, TFCGEO 92F, TFCMAORI 10F, TFCMATHS 92F, TFCSOCW 17F, TFCSOCIO 92F

or

Business and Economics

30 points: TFCENG 91F, 92F

15 points from TFCMATHS 89F, 91F, 92F, 93F

15 points: TFCBUS 92F

15 points from TFCMATHS 94F, TFCSTATS 92F

30 points from TFCGEO 91F, TFCHIST 91F, TFCPAC 91F, TFCSOCIO 91F

a further 15 points from TFCACENG 93F, TFCARTS 92F, TFCBIO 92F, TFCCAI 92F, TFCCHEM 92F, TFCEWRIT 94F, TFCGEO 92F, TFCMAORI 10F, TFCMATHS 94F, TFCPHYS 92F, TFCSOCIO 92F, TFCSTATS 92F

or

Education and Social Work

30 points: TFCENG 91F, 92F

60 points from TFCEDUC 12F, 13F, 15F, TFCMAORI 10F

30 points from TFCCAI 92F, TFCEDUC 14F, 16F, TFCGEO 91F, 92F, TFCHIST 91F, TFCPAC 91F, TFCSOCW 17F

or

Engineering

15 points from TFCACENG 93F, TFCENG 91F, 92F, TFCEWRIT 94F

30 points from TFCMATHS 91F, 93F, 94F

30 points from TFCBIO 91F, TFCCHEM 91F, TFCPHYS 91F

a further 45 points from TFCACENG 93F, TFCBIO 92F, TFCCHEM 92F, TFCEWRIT 94F, TFCMAORI 10F, TFCPAC 91F, TFCPHYS 92F, TFCSTATS 92F

or

Science

15 points from TFCACENG 93F, TFCENG 91F, 92F, TFCEWRIT 94F

30 points from TFCMATHS 89F, 91F, 92F, 93F

30 points from TFCBI0 91F, TFCCHEM 91F, TFCGEO 91F, TFCPHYS 91F

a further 45 points from TFCACENG 93F, TFCBIO 92F, TFCCHEM 92F, TFCGEO 92F, TFCMAORI 10F, TFCPAC 91F, TFCPHYS 92F, TFCSTATS 92F

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