Regulations for the Graduate Diploma (GradDip)

1.   The Personal Programmes of Study Regulations apply in these regulations.
Admission
2.   Candidates for the Graduate Diploma must have
  (a)    qualified for a bachelors degree of the University of Waikato or a qualification considered by the Academic Board to be equivalent, or
  (b)    demonstrated to the satisfaction of the Academic Board that they have adequate training, experience and ability to proceed with the proposed programme.
3.   In exceptional circumstances, based on academic merit and relevant experience, candidates who do not meet the requirements of section 2 of these regulations may be considered for admission subject to the completion of any qualifying papers the Academic Board may prescribe which must be completed either prior to or concurrently.
Requirements for the Graduate Diploma
4.   The normal minimum period of enrolment for completion of the Graduate Diploma is one year.
5.   Candidates must enrol in a Faculty or School of Studies and follow an approved programme of study.
6.   Candidates must gain 120 points at 100 level or above, including at least 80 points at 300 level or above, in the Graduate Diploma subjects.
7.   Candidates enrolled in the Waikato Management School must demonstrate competency in writing and complete any Assurance of Learning requirements as prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
8.   Candidates must gain at least 80 points from one of the subjects listed in Schedule A.
9.   The Graduate Diploma subjects are
  Schedule A
      Accounting (GradDip(Acc))
      Adult Learning (GradDip(AdLg))
      Agribusiness (GradDip(AgBus))
      Animal Behaviour (GradDip(AniBeh))
      Anthropology (GradDip(Anth))
      Applied Computing (GradDip(AppComp))
      Biochemistry (GradDip(Biochem))
      Biological Sciences (GradDip(BioSc))
      Biotechnology (GradDip(Biotech))
      Chemistry (GradDip(Chem))
      Chinese (GradDip(Chin))
      Computer Graphic Design (GradDip(CGD))
      Computer Science (GradDip(CompSc))
      Creative Practices (GradDip(CreatePrac))
      Creative Technologies (GradDip(CreateTech))
      Design Media (GradDip(DesignMedia))
      Dispute Resolution (GradDip(DR))
      Earth Sciences (GradDip(EarthSc))
      Economics (GradDip(Econ))
      Education (GradDip(Ed))
      Education and Society (GradDip(EdSoc))
      Electronic Business (GradDip(EBus))
      Electronic Commerce (GradDip(ECom))
      Electronics (GradDip(Elec))
      Engineering (GradDip(Eng))
      English (GradDip(Engl))
      Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GradDip(Entre&Inn))
      Environmental Planning (GradDip(EnvPlan))
      Environmental Sciences (GradDip(EnvSc))
      Ethics (GradDip(Ethics))
      Finance (GradDip(Fin))
      French (GradDip(Fren))
      Geography (GradDip(Geog))
      German (GradDip(Germ))
      History (GradDip(Hist))
      Hospitality Management (GradDip(HospMgt))1
      Human Development (GradDip(HumDev))
      Human Resource Management (GradDip(HRM))
      International Languages and Culture (GradDip(IntLang&Culture)
      Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management (GradDip(IR&HRM))
      International Management (GradDip(IntMgt))
      Japanese (GradDip(Jap))
      Labour Studies (GradDip(LabSt))
      Law (GradDip(Law))
      Leadership Communication (GradDip(LComm))
      Linguistics (GradDip(Ling))
      Management (GradDip(Mgt))
      Management and Sustainability (GradDip(MgtStn))
      Māori and Pacific Development (GradDip(MPD))
      Māori Cultural Studies/Tikanga Māori (GradDip(Tikanga))
      Māori Language/Te Reo Māori (GradDip(ReoMāori))
      Māori Media and Communication (GradDip(MāoriMedia))
      Marketing (GradDip(Mrkt))
      Materials and Processing (GradDip(Mat&Proc))
      Mathematics (GradDip(Math))
      Music (GradDip(Mus))
      New Zealand Legal Studies (GradDip(NZLegSt))
      Philosophy (GradDip(Phil))
      Physics (GradDip(Phys))
      Political Science (GradDip(PolSc))
      Population Studies (GradDip(PopSt))
      Psychology (GradDip(Psych))
      Public Policy (GradDip(PP))
      Public Relations (GradDip(PR))
      Screen and Media Studies (GradDip(SMSt))
      Social Policy (GradDip(SocPol))
      Sociology (GradDip(Socy))
      Spanish (GradDip(Spanish))
      Sport, Health and Human Performance (GradDip(SHHP))
      Statistics (GradDip(Stats))
      Strategic Management (GradDip(StratMgt))
      Studies in Religion (GradDip(StudRel))
      Supply Chain Management (GradDip(SCM))
      Theatre Studies (GradDip(TheatSt))
      Tourism Development (GradDip(TourDev))
      Tourism and Hospitality Management (GradDip(THMgt))
      Tourism Management (GradDip(TourMgt))1
      Tourism Studies (GradDip(TourSt))
      Women’s and Gender Studies (GradDip(WomGenSt))
      Writing Studies (GradDip(WritSt))
  Schedule B
      English as a Second Language
      Pacific Studies
      Treaty of Waitangi Studies/Akoranga Te Tiriti o Waitangi
10.   The Graduate Diploma awarded will be endorsed in the subject in which at least 80 points are gained.
Variations
11.   The Dean or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.
Notes:
1.   A Graduate Diploma is not offered in this subject in 2017.

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