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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 International Development
PGDipIntDev

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 International Development requires that the candidate will:

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

(b) have been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Development Studies, or equivalent; or

(c) have been awarded or qualified for any Bachelor's degree and have industry experience of an appropriate kind and duration.

Qualification Requirements

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

(a) courses selected from the Schedule to the Diploma; and including

(b) any compulsory courses.

Specialisations

3. The Postgraduate Diploma in International Development is awarded without a specialisation.

Student Progression

4. In cases of sufficient merit, the Postgraduate Diploma in International Development may be awarded with distinction or merit.

Completion Requirements

5. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates will apply.

6. 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 International Development should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

7. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Schedule for the Postgraduate Diploma in International Development

Compulsory courses (60 credits from)

131.701 Development and Underdevelopment 30 credits  
131.702 Development Management 30 credits  

Subject courses (60 credits from)

131.703 Gender and Development 30 credits  
131.704 Sustainable Development 30 credits  
131.706 Globalisation and Development 30 credits  
131.707 Development Research Design 30 credits  
131.708 Development Practicum 30 credits P 131.701 or 131.702; Permission from Head of Programme

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