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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. Admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism requires that the candidate will:
(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and have
(b) been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor's degree with at least a B grade average in the 300-level majoring courses, or equivalent; and
(c) been selected into the programme on the basis of a written application and, at the discretion of Academic Board or its delegate, an interview; and
(d) achieved an academic IELTS of at least 7.0 in all bands, or an equivalent TOEFL score, or other evidence that is acceptable to Academic Board or its delegate, if English is not the applicant's first language.
2. Candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism shall follow a flexible course of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits at 700 level, comprising:
(a) the courses listed in the Schedule for the Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism;
(b) attending contact workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.
3. The Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism is awarded without specialisation.
4. In cases of sufficient merit, the Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism may be awarded with Distinction or Merit.
5. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations 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.
7. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.
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Last updated on Tuesday 08 October 2019