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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology
GCertScTech

Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology requires that the candidate will:

(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and

(b) have been awarded or qualified for a relevant Bachelors degree, or equivalent; or

(c) have been admitted to the qualification on the basis of equivalent relevant professional experience.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses at 200, 300 and 700 level totalling at least 60 credits, comprising:

(a) at least 45 credits at 300 level or higher;

(b) a selection of courses approved by the Academic Board (or its delegate) from the Schedule for the Qualification; and including:

(c) attendance at contact workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

Specialisations

3. The Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology may be awarded with or without an endorsement.

4. Candidates may complete an endorsement by passing 60 credits in an endorsement. The requirements for endorsements are set out in the Schedule for the Qualification.

5. The endorsement available in the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology is Lighting.

Completion Requirements

6. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates will apply.

7. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

8. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Schedule for the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology

Schedule A: Endorsement

Lighting (60 credits)

218.741 Light & Lighting 15 credits R 140.741
218.742 Lamps and Luminaires 15 credits P 218.741 R 140.742
218.743 Interior Lighting Design 15 credits P 218.741, 218.742
218.744 Energy Efficient Lighting and Exterior Lighting Design 15 credits P 218.741, 218.742, 218.743 R 140.744

Schedule B

117.254 Principles of Animal Science and Production 15 credits P 194.101 or 199.101 or 119.154 or 117.152
117.342 Animal Nutrition 15 credits P 117.254
117.344 Animal Growth and Meat Production 15 credits P 117.254
117.345 Genetics for Livestock Improvement 15 credits P 117.254 or 203.202
117.347 Reproductive and Lactational Physiology 15 credits P 117.254
117.348 Animal Metabolism 15 credits P 122.102, 194.241, one of 122.233, 151.232, 194.242
117.361 Companion Animal Science 15 credits P 117.254.
117.371 Animal Production 15 credits P 117.254 R 117.346, 117.351, 117.352, 117.353, 117.354, 117.355
117.381 Solving Problems in Animal Production 15 credits P 117.254
120.217 Plant, Cell and Environment 15 credits P 120.101, 162.101 or 119.154 R 171.346
120.218 The Flora of New Zealand 15 credits P 120.101
120.219 Plants and People 15 credits  
120.302 Plant Development 15 credits P 120.101 and any two courses from 120.2xx, 122.2xx, 162.2xx and 203.2xx
120.303 Plant Biodiversity 15 credits P 120.218
120.304 Plant Biotechnology 15 credits P 120.101, and either 203.202 or 122.231
121.210 Environmental Issues 15 credits P 121.103 R 121.311
121.310 Environmental Solutions 15 credits P 121.210 R 121.211
121.311 Global Environmental Issues 15 credits P 121.103
121.312 Environmental Science Field Work II 15 credits P 121.103 C 121.310 or 121.311
122.231 Genes and Gene Expression 15 credits P 123.101, 162.101
122.232 Protein Biochemistry 15 credits P 122.102 R 122.342
122.233 Metabolic Biochemistry 15 credits P 122.102
122.303 Gene Regulation 15 credits P 203.300 R 203.303
122.322 Protein Structure and Function 15 credits P 122.232 R 122.342
123.201 Chemical Energetics 15 credits P 123.102 or 123.172
123.202 Organic and Biological Chemistry 15 credits P 123.101 or 123.171
123.203 Inorganic Chemistry and Modelling 15 credits P 123.102 or 123.172 R
123.204 Chemical and Biochemical Analysis 15 credits P 123.101 or 123.102 or 123.171 or 123.172
123.206 Environmental and Analytical Chemistry 15 credits P 123.101 or 123.171 or 123.102 or 123.172 R 123.204
123.210 Organic Chemistry Perspectives 15 credits P 123.101 or 123.171 R 123.202
123.271 Molecules to Materials 15 credits P (123.171 or 123.101) and (123.172 or 123.102)
123.310 Advanced Concepts in Organic Chemistry 15 credits P 123.202 or 123.210 R 123.312
123.311 Advanced Physical and Analytical Chemistry 15 credits P 123.201, 123.204
123.312 Advanced Organic Chemistry 15 credits P 123.202, 123.204
123.313 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry 15 credits P 123.203, 123.204
123.326 Advanced Chemical Biology 15 credits P 123.202
123.331 Advanced Physical and Computational Chemistry 15 credits P 123.201
123.332 Advanced Topics in Chemistry 30 credits P Any two of 123.201, 123.202, 123.203, 123.204, 123.206, 123.210, or 123.271
124.226 Quantum and Statistical Physics 15 credits P 124.101 or 124.111 or 124.171, 124.102 or 124.172, 160.112 or 160.133 or 160.101 or 228.172
124.229 Special Relativity and Cosmology 15 credits P 124.101 or 124.111 (or 124.171) R 124.227
124.230 Biophysics 15 credits P 124.101 or 124.111 (or 124.171); 124.102 (or 124.172) or 123.101 (or 123.171) or 123.102 (or 123.172)
124.233 Classical Mechanics and Waves 15 credits P 124.101 or 124.111 or 124.171, 124.102 or 124.172, 160.112 or 160.133 or 160.101 or 228.172
124.316 Advanced Experimental Physics 15 credits P Two of 124.226, 124.229, 124.230, 124.233
124.325 Advanced Quantum Physics 15 credits P 124.226, 124.233, 160.203
124.327 Modern Statistical Physics and Thermodynamics 15 credits P 124.226, 160.203
124.332 Classical Fields 15 credits P 160.203 R 124.328, 160.317
128.300 Ergonomics/Human Factors: Work, Performance, Health and Design 15 credits  
141.716 Research Report (Food) 30 credits  
141.724 Food Quality Safety and Innovation 15 credits P 280.201
141.794 Special Topic 15 credits  
145.222 Rivers and Slopes 15 credits P 145.121
145.223 Climate Change and Natural Hazards 15 credits P 145.121 or 233.101
145.224 Biogeography 15 credits  
145.230 Coastal Environments 15 credits P 145.121
145.303 Field Work: Alpine Physical Geography 15 credits P 145.222
145.304 Applied Field Geomorphology 15 credits P At least two from: 145.222, 145.223, 145.230
145.320 Quaternary Biogeography and Environmental Change 15 credits P 145.223 or 145.224
145.327 Catchment Dynamics 15 credits P 145.222
151.232 Nutrition and Metabolism 15 credits P 123.101, 122.102 R 151.344
151.243 Nutritional Biochemistry 15 credits P 123.101 or equivalent R 122.102
151.332 Nutrition for Sport and Performance 15 credits P 151.232 or 151.344 or 234.223
151.344 Principles of Nutrition 15 credits C 151.243 R 151.232, 151.244, 151.701
151.345 Nutrition throughout the Life Cycle 15 credits P 151.243 and 151.344 or equivalent R 151.331, 151.333
151.346 Topics in Nutrition 15 credits P 151.243 and 151.344 or equivalent R 151.332, 151.334
157.240 Social Media Networks for Business 15 credits  
157.241 Technology Trends for Organisations 15 credits P 157.150 or 157.151 or 115.107 or 158.1xx or 159.1xx R 157.242
157.340 Organisational Knowledge Management 15 credits P 114.2xx or 152.2xx or 157.2xx or 158.2xx or 159.2xx
157.350 Technology Governance and Risk Management 15 credits R 57.301, 157.373, 157.341
158.212 Application Software Development 15 credits P 158.1xx or 159.1xx
158.222 Data Wrangling and Machine Learning 15 credits P (159.1x1 and 159.1x2) and 161.1xx
158.225 Systems Analysis and Modelling 15 credits P 157.150 or 157.151 or 115.107 or 158.1xx or 159.1xx R 158.254
158.235 Networks, Security and Privacy 15 credits P 158.1xx or 159.1xx or 157.150 or 157.151 or 115.107
158.244 System Management and Testing 15 credits P 1 of 157.150, 158.100, 158.120, 159.101, 159.102, 159.103, 159.171, 159.172
158.247 Database Design 15 credits P 158.1xx or 159.1xx R 158.337
158.258 Web Development 15 credits P 158.1xx or 159.1xx
158.326 Software Architecture 15 credits P 158.212 or 159.234 or 159.270
158.333 Applied Machine Learning and Data Visualisation 15 credits P 158.222
158.335 The Internet of Things and Cloud Computing 15 credits P 159.1xx and 158.235
158.337 Database Development 15 credits P 157.2xx or 158.2xx or 159.2xx R 157.331, 158.247
158.345 Professionalism in the Information Sciences 15 credits P 157.2xx or 158.2xx or 159.2xx
158.359 User Experience Design 15 credits P 159.101 or 159.171 R 158.360
159.201 Algorithms and Data Structures 15 credits P 159.101 & 159.102 R 159.271
159.202 Declarative Programming 15 credits P 159.101 and 159.102 R 159.272
159.233 Computer Architecture 15 credits P 159.101, 159.102 R 159.253
159.234 Object-Oriented Programming 15 credits P 159.101 and 159.102 R 159.270
159.235 Graphical Programming 15 credits P 159.101, 159.102
159.251 Software Engineering Design and Construction 15 credits P 159.272 or 159.101, 159.102 R 159.351
159.253 Computer Systems 15 credits P 159.1x1, 159.1x2 R 159.233
159.270 Hardware-Oriented Computing 15 credits P 159.102 or 159.172 R 159.234
159.271 Computational Thinking for Problem Solving 15 credits P 159.102 or 159.172 R 159.201
159.272 Programming Paradigms 15 credits P 159.102 or 159.172 At least 45 credits from 100 level. At least 90 credits from 100 level for Bachelor of Science. R 159.202, 159.234
159.302 Artificial Intelligence 15 credits P 159.201 or 159.202 or 159.211
159.331 Algorithms and Languages 15 credits P 159.201, 159.202
159.334 Computer Networks 15 credits P 159.201 or 159.234 R 159.354
159.335 Concurrent Programming and Operating Systems 15 credits P 159.201 R 159.355
159.339 Internet Programming 15 credits P 159.201 or 159.234 R 159.359
159.352 Advanced Web Development 15 credits P 158.258 and 159.272 R 159.359, 159.339
159.354 Data Communication Networks 15 credits P 159.270 or 159.271 R 159.334, 281.375
159.355 Concurrent Systems 15 credits P 159.201 or 159.272 R 159.335
159.360 Programming for Computer Graphics 15 credits P (159.270 or 159.271 or 159.272) and 160.1xx R 159.235, 158.360
159.372 Intelligent Machines 15 credits P 159.271 or 159.272 R 159.302
160.203 Calculus 15 credits P 160.101 or 160.112 or 160.133 or 228.172
160.204 Differential Equations I 15 credits P 160.101 or 160.112 or 160.133 or 228.172
160.211 Linear Algebra 15 credits P 160.102 or 160.112 or 160.133 or 228.172
160.212 Discrete Mathematics 15 credits P 160.101 or 160.102 or 160.112 or 160.133 or 228.172
160.301 Analysis 15 credits P 160.203
160.302 Algebra 15 credits P 160.212
160.314 Combinatorics 15 credits P 160.212
160.318 Differential Equations II 15 credits P 160.203, 160.204
160.319 Mathematical Modelling 15 credits P 160.204 and 160.211
161.200 Statistical Models 15 credits P 160.1xx or 228.171 and one of 115.101, 161.100 - 161.130. R 161.231
161.220 Data Analysis 15 credits P One of 115.101, 161.100-161.130 R 161.250
161.221 Applied Linear Models 15 credits P One of 115.101, or 161.100-161.130 R 161.320
161.223 Introduction to Data Mining 15 credits P One of 115.101, 161.100-161.130 R 161.324, 161.326, 161.777
161.250 Data Analysis for Biologists 15 credits P One of 115.101, 161.100 - 161.130 R 161.220
161.304 Advanced Statistical Modelling 15 credits P 161.200
161.321 Sampling and Experimental Design 15 credits P One of 161.2xx R 161.322
161.322 Design and Analysis of Surveys and Experiments 15 credits P One of 161.2xx R 161.775, 161.321 and 161.331
161.323 Multivariate Analysis 15 credits P One of 161.2xx
161.324 Data Mining 15 credits P 161.220 or 161.221 or 161.250 R 161.777, 161.223
161.325 Statistical Methods for Quality Improvement 15 credits P One of 161.200, 161.220, 161.230, 161.240
161.327 Generalised Linear Models 15 credits P 161.221 and one of 160.1xx R 161.726
161.331 Biostatistics 15 credits P 161.220 or 161.221 or 161.250
161.342 Forecasting and Time Series 15 credits P 161.220 or 161.221 or 161.250
162.211 Biology and Genetics of Microorganisms 15 credits P 162.101 R 162.214
162.212 The Microbial World 15 credits P 162.101, P(D)162.211 (or 141.222) or 196.213
162.214 Biology of Microorganisms 15 credits P 162.101 R 162.211, 280.201
162.283 Medical Microbiology 15 credits P 162.211
162.301 Advanced Medical Microbiology 15 credits P 162.211 (or 141.222), 162.212, 162.283, 122.102 C 162.303 R 162.384
162.303 Immunology 15 credits P 162.101 R 162.389
162.304 Applied and Environmental Microbiology 15 credits P One of 162.211, 162.212, 162.214, 196.213, 280.201
175.201 Social Psychology 15 credits  
175.203 Introduction to Psychological Research 15 credits P 175.102
175.205 Brain and Behaviour 15 credits P 175.102
175.206 Memory and Cognition 15 credits P 175.102
175.210 Ngā Tirohanga Rua o te Taha Hinengaro: Bicultural Perspectives in Psychology 15 credits R 175.312
175.301 Community Psychology 15 credits P 175.203
175.302 Abnormal and Therapeutic Psychology 15 credits P 175.203
175.303 The Practice of Psychological Research 15 credits P 175.203
175.306 Assessment of Individual Differences 15 credits P 175.203
175.309 Forensic Psychology 15 credits P 175.203
175.311 Psychology of Women 15 credits P 175.203
175.316 Evolution, Culture and Mind 15 credits P 175.203
175.317 Health Psychology 15 credits P 175.203
175.318 Experimental Psychology 15 credits P 175.203
175.343 Personnel Psychology and Career Development 15 credits P 175.203
175.345 Organisational Psychology 15 credits P 175.203
188.263 Introduction to Environmental Management 15 credits P 121.103
188.363 Applied Environmental Management 15 credits P 188.263
194.241 Physiological Control Systems 15 credits P 194.101
194.242 Physiology of Mammalian Organ Systems 15 credits P 194.101
194.243 Physiological Strategies for Survival 15 credits P 199.101 or 194.101 R 194.245
194.245 Animal Form and Function 15 credits P 199.101 or 194.101 R 194.243
194.342 Cell Physiology 15 credits P Two of 194.241, 194.242, 122.233, 45 credits at 200 level
194.343 Applied Physiology and Animal Welfare 15 credits P Two of 194.241-194.243 45 credits at 200 level
194.344 Nerves and the Nervous System 15 credits P 194.241 and one of 194.242, 194.243
194.345 Comparative Physiology 15 credits P One of 194.241-194.243 or 199.212
194.346 Control of Metabolism 15 credits P 2 of 194.241, 194.242, 122.233. Students will be assumed to have studied at least 20 credits from NCEA Level 3 Biology and achieved at least 14, or passed Bursary Biology or 162.103 or an acceptable alternative.
194.350 Human Lifecycle Physiology 15 credits P 194.241 or 194.242
196.205 Ecology and Conservation 15 credits P 161.1xx and one of (199.101 or 120.101 or 121.103)
196.207 Biological Evolution 15 credits P 162.101 R 196.217
196.213 Microbial Ecology 15 credits P 162.101
196.217 Evolutionary Biology 15 credits P 162.101 R 196.207
196.225 Introductory Marine Biology 15 credits P 199.101 R 196.325
196.313 Limnology 15 credits P Two 199.2xx/196.2xx courses
196.315 Applied Ecology and Resource Management 15 credits P 196.205
196.316 New Zealand Plant Ecology 15 credits P 120.218 and 196.205
196.317 Community and Ecosystem Ecology 15 credits P Two 199.2xx/196.2xx courses
196.318 Molecular Ecology 15 credits P 162.101. Plus any two courses from 196.205, 199.206, 196.225, 199.212, 199.211 or 120.101
196.326 Topics in Marine Ecology 15 credits P Any two 200-level courses from prefixes 194, 196, 199.
196.327 Marine Mammalogy 15 credits P 199.101 or 194.101
196.350 Quantitative Marine Ecology 15 credits P 161.220 or 161.250
199.204 Animal Behaviour 15 credits P 199.101, 161.1xx
199.206 The Fauna of New Zealand 15 credits P 199.101
199.211 Invertebrate Zoology 15 credits P 199.101
199.212 Vertebrate Zoology 15 credits P 199.101
199.310 Entomology 15 credits P Two 199.2xx/196.2xx courses
199.312 Behavioural Ecology 15 credits P Two 199.2xx/196.2xx courses
199.317 Animal Biodiversity 15 credits P 196.207 or 196.217
199.320 Selected Topics in Zoology 15 credits P Two 199.2xx/196.2xx courses
199.330 Ornithology 15 credits P 199.212 or 199.206 or 194.245
203.202 Genetic Analysis 15 credits P 162.101 R 203.212
203.203 Human Genetics 15 credits P 162.101
203.212 Principles of Genetics 15 credits P 162.101 R 203.202
203.300 DNA Technology 15 credits P 122.231 R 203.340
203.305 Advanced Practical Genetics 15 credits P 203.202, 203.300
203.307 Mammalian Cell Biology 15 credits P 122.231
203.328 Genome Analysis 15 credits P 203.300 R 122.328
203.340 Applied Molecular Biology 15 credits P 122.231 R 203.300
203.341 Genetics and Evolution 15 credits P 122.231
203.342 Molecular and Cellular Biology 15 credits P 122.231
203.343 Advanced Genetics and Genomics 15 credits P [203.212 or 203.202] and 122.231
228.211 Engineering Practice 3: Product Development 15 credits P 124.172, 228.172, 228.112 and (123.172 or 159.172) C 228.271 and 2 of 123.271, 280.271, 281.281, 282.260, 281.273 R 141.211
228.212 Engineering Practice 4: Materials & Manufacturing 15 credits P (141.211 or 228.211), 228.271 and 2 of 123.271, 280.271, 281.281, 282.260, 281.273 C (123.201, 280.201, 280.272) or (159.270, 281.272, 281.282) R 141.212
228.271 Engineering Mathematics 2 15 credits P 228.172 R 228.222, 228.223
233.202 Earth Science Field Work I 15 credits P 233.101 or 145.121 R 189.272
233.250 Understanding New Zealand Geology 15 credits P 233.101
233.251 GIS and Remote Sensing 15 credits P 233.101 or 189.151 or 145.121 or 158.100 R 233.201, 233.204
233.301 Advanced Remote Sensing 15 credits P 233.251
233.302 Earth Science Field Work III 15 credits P 233.202 and 233.350
233.310 Pedology and Quaternary Geology 15 credits P 233.250 or 189.252 R 233.210
233.350 How the Earth Works 15 credits P 233.250
234.222 Sport Biomechanics I 15 credits P 214.170 or 234.121 R 234.201
234.223 Exercise Physiology 15 credits P 194.101 or 214.101 R 234.203
234.224 Motor Behaviour 15 credits P 214.170 or 234.121 R 234.205
234.322 Sport Biomechanics II 15 credits P 234.201 or 234.222 R 194.351, 234.301
234.323 Exercise Physiology II 15 credits P 234.203 or 234.223 R 234.303
234.327 Investigating Sports Performance 15 credits P Any 30 credits at 200-level from the 234.2xx range of courses C Any 30 credits at 300-level from the 234.3xx range of courses R 234.338 (or 152.376), 234.316, 234.302
234.361 Exercise Psychology 15 credits  
236.301 Advanced Nanoscience 15 credits P 123.201 or 236.201 R 123.325, 280.412
280.272 Fluid Flow and Particle Technology 15 credits P 123.172, 124.172 and 228.172
281.272 Signals and Systems 15 credits P 281.281 and (228.271 or 160.204) R 124.344, 143.227, 143.333, 281.227, 281.333
281.273 Communication Network Architectures 15 credits P 159.172 C 228.271
281.281 Analogue Electronic Systems 15 credits P 124.171 and 124.172 R 124.241, 124.251, 281.251
281.282 Digital Electronic Systems 15 credits P 159.172 R 124.242, 124.252, 281.252
281.353 Control Engineering 15 credits P 281.272 R 143.335, 143.346, 281.335, 282.346
281.374 Communication Systems 15 credits P 281.272, 281.273 R 143.332, 281.332
281.375 Data Communication Networks 15 credits P 159.270 or 159.271 R 143.471, 159.334, 159.354, 281.471
281.384 Embedded Systems Design 15 credits P 159.270, 281.282 R 140.320, 143.339, 281.320, 281.339
281.385 Advanced Electronic Circuits 15 credits P 281.281, 281.282, 281.272
282.260 Manufacturing Engineering and Computer Aided Design 15 credits P 124.172 and 228.172 C 228.271, 228.211 R 143.334, 282.334
282.371 Mechanical Engineering – Solid Dynamics 15 credits P 124.172 R 282.221 and 282.360
282.372 Mechanical Engineering – Mechanism and Component Design 15 credits P 124.172, 282.260 R 282.221 and 282.360
282.373 Mechanical Engineering – Fluid Mechanics & Thermodynamics 15 credits P 124.172 R 282.221, 282.336
283.305 Arable Production and Technology 15 credits P 171.202 or 283.201 or 120.101 or 171.102 or 283.101 R 171.305
284.201 Horticultural Production Systems 15 credits P 284.101 R 171.227
284.301 Horticultural Crop Development & Yield 15 credits P 284.201 R 171.327, 171.328
284.342 Horticultural Productivity and Quality 15 credits P 171.227 or 284.201 R 171.328, 171.329, 171.352
285.201 Understanding Plant Protection 15 credits P 120.101 or 283.101 or 284.101 R 171.284
285.301 Controlling Plant Pests and Diseases 15 credits P 171.284 or 171.202 or 283.201 or 285.201 R 171.387
287.320 Product Design 15 credits P 228.211 & 228.212
287.342 Agile Manufacturing 15 credits R 143.329, 143.342

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