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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 Certificate in Arts
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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 Certificate in Arts requires that the candidate will:

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

(b) have been awarded or qualified for the Bachelor of Arts degree, with a major in the intended postgraduate subject, or equivalent.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Postgraduate Certificate in Arts shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 60 credits, comprising courses selected from a single major, endorsement or subject in the schedules to the Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Postgraduate Diploma in Arts or Master of Arts.

Specialisations

3. The Postgraduate Certificate in Arts is awarded without endorsement.

Completion Requirements

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

Academic Progress

5. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Schedule for the Postgraduate Certificate in Arts

Subject courses

Defence and Security Studies

294701 New Zealand National Security 30 credits

294704 Command, Leadership and Management 30 credits

294709 Terrorism 30 credits

294711 Theories in Defence and Security 30 credits

294712 Economic and Environmental Security 30 credits

294713 Counter-Terrorism 30 credits
R 149740

294715 Asia-Pacific Security Environment 30 credits

294716 Securing Mobility in an Uncertain World 30 credits

294717 Human Security in Application 30 credits

294741 Intelligence in the International Security Environment 30 credits

294744 Intelligence Operations 30 credits

294790 Research Methods in Defence and Security Studies 30 credits

294798 Research Report (30) 30 credits
R 294799

Economics

125785 Research and Analytics in Economics and Finance 30 credits

178703 The Theory and Practice of Economics 30 credits
R ' 178200 & 178201', or their equivalent(s)

178712 International Monetary Economics 30 credits
P 178703 or 125700 or 125330 or Appraisal Required

178718 Health Economics 30 credits

178719 Climate Change Economics and Policy 30 credits

178732 Advanced Econometrics 30 credits
P 125785 or any 300-level Econometrics course

178755 Economic Growth, International and Development Economics 30 credits

Education

254702 Facing Big Questions in Education 30 credits

254744 Educational Issues Among Pacific Islands Peoples in New Zealand 30 credits

254773 Educational Policy Analysis 30 credits

254774 Evaluation of Educational Organisations 30 credits

254775 Management of Human Resources in Educational Organisations 30 credits

261765 Trends in Digital Education 30 credits

263704 Advanced Studies in Motivation and Learning 30 credits

265737 Young Children and Their Families 30 credits

267782 Quantitative Research in Education 15 credits
R 267720; 267788; 267723; 267780

267783 Qualitative Research in Education 15 credits
R 267720; 267723; 267780; 267788

269733 Mana Motuhake: Contemporary Issues in Māori & Indigenous Education 30 credits

English

List A courses (At least 30 credits from)

139703 Critical and Creative Research 30 credits

139710 Rhetoric, Composition and the Teaching of Writing 30 credits

139724 Literary Revolutions: Romantic and Victorian Literature 30 credits

139728 Early Modern Drama: Form and Performance 30 credits

139750 Contemporary New Zealand Writers in an International Context 30 credits

139758 Postcolonial Theory and Writing 30 credits

List B courses (No more than 30 credits from)

139763 Community Theatre 30 credits

139765 New Directions in Creative Writing 30 credits

154708 Modern Fiction, Popular Culture and the Media 30 credits

Geography

145710 Consumption and Place 30 credits

145711 Foundations in Human Geography 30 credits
R 145706

145712 Frontiers in Human Geography 30 credits
R 145701

145730 Applied Coastal Geomorphology 15 credits
R 145705

145731 Applied Fluvial Geomorphology 15 credits
R 145705

145732 Landslide Investigation and Management 15 credits
R 145705

145734 Paleoecology, Palynology and Biogeography 15 credits
R 145704

145735 Detecting Geomorphic Change 15 credits
R 145702

145736 Advanced Physical Geography Techniques 15 credits
R 145702

145739 GIS Principles and Applications 30 credits
R 132738

145740 GIS Programming and Practice 30 credits
P 132738 or 145739 R 132740

Geospatial Science

145739 GIS Principles and Applications 30 credits
R 132738

145740 GIS Programming and Practice 30 credits
P 132738 or 145739 R 132740

145799 Research Report (30) 30 credits

158740 Location Systems: Spatial Databases, Tools and Applications 15 credits

189761 Applied Remote Sensing 30 credits

230705 Interpretation in Geospatial Analytics 15 credits

233706 Environmental Geographical Information Systems 30 credits

233707 Environmental Remote Sensing 30 credits

History

148720 Advanced Historiography 30 credits

148730 Advanced Historical Methodology 30 credits

Māori Knowledge

150701 Tino Rangatiratanga: Strategic Māori Development 30 credits

150702 Pae Ora: Māori Health Advancement 30 credits

150710 Te Reo Whakawhitiwhiti: The Language of Everyday Communication 30 credits
P Appraisal Required

150711 Te Tau-Ihu o te Reo: Advanced Māori Literature 30 credits
P Appraisal Required

150714 Ta Te Māori Rangahau Korero: Māori Research Methodologies 30 credits

150715 Taonga Tuku Iho: Heritage Aotearoa 30 credits

Media Studies

154701 Modern and Postmodern Visual Cultures 30 credits

154702 Advanced Film Studies 30 credits

154704 Researching Media and Cultural Studies 30 credits

154707 The World of Noir 30 credits

154708 Modern Fiction, Popular Culture and the Media 30 credits

154709 Technology and Cultural Change 30 credits

154747 Media Practice and Global Culture 30 credits
P 154204 or 154224 or 154304

Philosophy

134710 Philosophical Research 30 credits

134740 Advanced Study of Philosophical Topics 30 credits

134750 Advanced Study of Philosophical Texts 30 credits

134760 Advanced Philosophical Inquiry 30 credits

Politics and International Relations

150701 Tino Rangatiratanga: Strategic Māori Development 30 credits

176702 Advanced Social Inquiry 30 credits

200701 Advanced Political Thought 30 credits

200702 Comparative Politics 30 credits
R 200762

200761 International Relations: Theory and Practice 30 credits

Psychology

175718 Postmodernism and Psychology 15 credits

175719 Applied Criminal Psychology 15 credits

175720 Advanced Psychology of Women 15 credits

175721 Child and Family Therapy 15 credits

175722 Principles of Clinical Neuropsychology 15 credits

175725 Advanced Social Psychology 30 credits

175729 Psychology and Culture 15 credits

175730 Professional Practice in Psychology 15 credits

175732 Psychological Well-being in Organisations 15 credits

175733 Sustainable Livelihood 15 credits

175734 Child Clinical Neuropsychology 15 credits

175737 Occupational Psychology 15 credits

175738 Psychological Research: Principles of Design 15 credits

175739 Health Psychology: Understanding Health and Illness 15 credits

175740 Occupational Health Psychology 15 credits

175741 Psychological Assessment in Organisations 15 credits

175743 Health Psychology: The Social Context 15 credits

175744 Health Psychology: Promoting Health 15 credits

175746 Psychological Research: Quantitative Data Analysis 15 credits

175747 The Psychology of Sport and Exercise 15 credits

175748 The Psychology of Organisational Change 15 credits

175750 Qualitative Methods in Psychology 15 credits

175751 Neuropsychological Rehabilitation 15 credits

175761 Theory and Practice of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy 15 credits

175781 Understanding Mental Distress 15 credits

175782 Clinical Psychology Assessment 15 credits

175783 Clinical Psychology Interventions 15 credits

Social Anthropology

146701 Contemporary Approaches in Anthropological Theory 30 credits

146703 The Practice of Anthropology 30 credits

Social Policy

132741 Long-Term Community Planning 30 credits
R 132737 (2008 only)

179702 Advanced Research Methods 30 credits

179783 Māori Development and the Social Services 30 credits

279701 Social Policy and Political Economy 30 credits

279703 Social Policy Studies 30 credits

Sociology

176701 Current Issues and Theories 30 credits

176702 Advanced Social Inquiry 30 credits

176704 Working Sociologically: An Advanced Practicum 30 credits

176718 Environmental Sociology 30 credits