Regulations - Science


Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Psychology – PGDipAppPsych

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 postgraduate diploma, a student must have completed the requirements for:

a the Degree of Master of Arts or Master of Science in Psychology from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

and

b passed PSYCH 741, 749, 750, 751, 754, 759, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

and

c demonstrated in accordance with approved selection criteria determined by the Faculty of Science the qualities necessary for a person seeking a qualification as a registered psychologist. This will normally require an interview, submission of academic transcripts and appropriate letters of reference.

Duration and Total Points Value

2 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.

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

Structure and Content

4 A student enrolled for this postgraduate diploma must complete the requirements as listed in the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Psychology Schedule.

5 The programme for each student requires the approval of the Head of School of Psychology.

6 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.

Variations

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

Distinction

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

Commencement

9 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2020. The 2006 regulations for the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Psychology were thereby repealed.

Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Psychology (PGDipAppPsych) Schedule

Requirement:

60 points: PSYCH 651

60 points: PSYCH 728, 730, 757

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