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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 Postgraduate Diploma in Banking
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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 Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Banking requires that the candidate will:

(a) have been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor's degree in Business, Commerce or Economics with a grade average of at least B- across the highest level courses, or equivalent;

or will:

(b) have been awarded or qualified for a bachelor's degree with a grade average of at least B- across the highest level courses, or equivalent; and

(c) have completed at least two full time years or equivalent part time banking sector experience; or

(d) have completed studies in Finance at undergraduate level approved by the Academic Board or their delegate as sufficient for entry.

2. In all cases candidates will be required to meet the University admission requirements as specified.

Qualification Requirements

3. Candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma in Banking shall follow a programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits at 700 level, comprising:

(a) courses from the Schedule to the Diploma;

and including:

(b) any compulsory courses;

(c) attending Contact Workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

4. Notwithstanding regulation 3(a), candidates who in the opinion of Academic Board or their delegate have completed sufficient previous study that is equivalent in content and level to a course included in the schedule, may be permitted to substitute an approved 700-level course or courses of the same total credit value from outside of the Schedule to the Diploma.

5. Notwithstanding regulation 3(b), candidates who in the opinion of Academic Board or their delegate have a sufficient background of relevant undergraduate studies may be permitted to substitute approved 700 level course(s) totalling 30 credits for the following compulsory course: 125.700.

6. The maximum total credit that may be included from courses outside of the Schedule to the Diploma under regulations 4 and 5 is 60 credits.

Specialisations

7. The Postgraduate Diploma in Banking is awarded without specialisation.

Completion Requirements

8. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Postgraduate Qualifications will apply.

9. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes; candidates who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded the Postgraduate Certificate in Business should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

10. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Schedule for the Postgraduate Diploma in Banking

Compulsory courses (60 credits from)

125.700 Managerial Finance 30 credits P Permission Head of School R 125.330
137.710 The Theory and Management of Banking 30 credits P PHOS R 137.701, 137.702

Subject courses (60 credits from)

137.703 International Banking and Financial Markets 30 credits C 137.710
137.704 Risk Management for Financial Institutions 30 credits P Graduate status and 137.710
137.711 Strategic Banking Issues 30 credits P 137.710 C 137.710 R 137.701, 137.702

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