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Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property – PGCertIP

The regulations for this postgraduate certificate 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 certificate, a student must have completed the requirements for a Bachelors degree from this University with a Grade Point Average of 4.0 or higher in at least 60 points above Stage II, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative.

Duration and Total Points Value

2 A student admitted to this postgraduate certificate must:

a pass courses with a total value of 60 points


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


c not exceed 90 points for the total enrolment for this postgraduate certificate.

Structure and Content

3 A student enrolled for this postgraduate certificate must complete the requirements as listed in the Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Schedule.

4 Up to 15 points may, with the approval of the Programme Director, be replaced by 15 points from appropriate 700 level courses offered at this University.

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


7 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2024.

Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property (PGCertIP) Schedule


LAW 700

60 points from LAWCOMM 772, 782, 785, 791, 793, 795–797