Regulations - Science


Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology – PGDipInfoTech

This qualification is awarded jointly by the University of Auckland and the University of Waikato.

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 needs to have:

a been enrolled in the Degree of Master of Information Technology

and

b (i) passed at least 60 points for that degree

and

(ii) been recommended for admission by the Academic Head or nominee.

2 No student on whom the Degree of Master of Information Technology has been conferred may be permitted to apply for admission to this postgraduate diploma.

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 must pass 120 points from courses listed in the Master of Information Technology Schedule, excluding COMPSCI 778.

6 The programme for each student must be approved by the relevant Head of Department, Director of School or equivalent.

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.

Variations

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

Distinction

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

Commencement

10 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2017.

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