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The Postgraduate Diploma in Whānau Development
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These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.
1. Before enrolment, a candidate for the PGDipWhānauDev shall have:
(a) satisfied the requirements for a Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline; or
(b) satisfied the requirements of the PGCertWhānauDev; or
(c) (i) been admitted with equivalent status as eligible to proceed to the PGDipWhānauDev; and
(ii) have relevant work in a related area to whānau development within three years of application for admission.
2. A candidate shall follow a programme of study comprising courses to the value of 120 credits selected from those listed in the Schedule for the PGCertWhānauDev and PGDipWhānauDev.
3. In order for the Postgraduate Diploma to be awarded there shall be 90 credits comprising compulsory courses, and 30 credits selected from the research methods courses outlined in the Schedule.
4. A candidate who has been awarded or qualified for the PGCertWhānauDev may apply for credit in accordance with the limits specified in the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations.
Unsatisfactory Academic Progress
5. A candidate's programme of study shall not exceed five calendar years of part-time study for the PGDipWhānauDev, unless a specified time of suspension or extension is approved by the Academic Board.
Schedule for the Postgraduate Diploma in Whānau Development
Compulsory courses (90 credits from)
150.722 Te Tū Whānau: Whānau and Society 30 credits
150.723 Ngā Momo Whānau: Whānau Form and Function 30 credits
30 credits from
150.714 Ta Te Māori Rangahau Korero: Māori Research Methodologies 30 credits
179.702 Advanced Research Methods 30 credits
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Last updated on Monday 20 September 2021