Regulations - Medical And Health Sciences


Postgraduate Diploma in Biomedical Science – PGDipBiomedSc

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 completed the requirements for a Bachelors degree deemed relevant by Senate or its representative.

2 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve admission of a student who does not meet the above requirements, but who has attained the equivalent qualification or relevant professional experience.

Duration and Total Points Value

3 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.

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

Structure and Content

5 Of the 120 points required for this postgraduate diploma, a student must pass:

a 30 points: MEDSCI 743, 744

and

b 90 points from courses listed in the Master of Biomedical Science Schedule, excluding MEDSCI 796.

6 The programme for each student must be approved by the Head of School of Medical Sciences prior to enrolment.

7 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.

Distinction

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

Variations

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

Commencement

10 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2017.

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