Regulations - Medical And Health Sciences


Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Education – PGDipClinEd

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:

either

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

or

b (i) completed the requirements for a health professional qualification deemed appropriate by Senate or its representative

and

(ii) have at least two years’ relevant work experience approved by the Head of School of Medicine

and

c be currently engaged in clinical teaching or curriculum development in a health related discipline.

2 A student who has completed the requirements for either the Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Education, or the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice, or their equivalent, may, on the recommendation of the Head of School of Medicine and with the approval of Senate or its representative, credit to this postgraduate diploma the courses passed for the Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Education, or the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice.

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 A student enrolled for this postgraduate diploma who has completed the requirements for the Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Education:

a must pass 120 points from Option 1 in the Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Education Schedule.

b With the approval of the Head of School of Medicine up to 30 points may be selected from other relevant postgraduate courses.

6 A student enrolled for this postgraduate diploma who has completed the requirements for the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice must pass 120 points from Option 2 in the Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Education Schedule.

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.

8 The programme for each student must be approved by the Head of School of Medicine prior to enrolment.

Variations

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

Distinction

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

Commencement

11 These regulations came into force 1 January 2007.

Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Education (PGDipClinEd) Schedule

Requirement:

Option 1

30 points from CLINED 715, NURSING 741

30 points from CLINED 703, 712, 716

at least 30 points from CLINED 703–719, NURSING 735, POPLHLTH 701

up to 30 points from other courses approved by the Head of School of Medicine

Option 2

60 points: HIGHED 701, 702

60 points from CLINED 703–719, POPLHLTH 701

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