Regulations - Science


Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic Science – PGDipForensic

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 the Degree of Bachelor of Science from this University with a Grade Point Average of 3.5 or higher in 75 points above Stage II, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative.

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 Forensic Science Schedule.

5 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

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

Distinction

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

Commencement

8 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2020. The 2006 regulations for the Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic Science were thereby repealed.

Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic Science (PGDipForensic) Schedule

Requirement:

105 points from FORENSIC 701–704, 706, 707

15 points from an approved 600 or 700 level course offered at this University

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