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Regulations - Science

Graduate Certificate in Science – GradCertSci

The regulations for this graduate 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 Graduate Certificate, a student must have:

a been enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Science or Graduate Diploma in Applied Psychology


b passed at least 30 points for that graduate diploma


c been recommended for admission by the Programme Director or nominee.

Duration and Total Points Value

2 A student enrolled for this graduate certificate must follow a programme equivalent to one full-time semester and pass courses with a total value of 60 points.

Structure and Content

3 Of the 60 points required for this graduate certificate a student must pass 60 points from courses listed in the Bachelor of Science or Graduate Diploma of Applied Psychology including at least 45 points above Stage II.

4 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.

5 The programme for each student requires the approval of the Associate Dean Academic or nominee prior to enrolment.

6 Cross-credits will not be granted toward the Graduate Certificate in Science.


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


8 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2023.