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The Diploma in Dairy Technology
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.
1. Admission to the Diploma in Dairy Technology requires that the candidate will have met the University admission requirements as specified, and will have:
(a) attained at least 14 credits at NCEA Level 2 Mathematics, Science or Biology, plus one other subject, or equivalent; or;
(b) produced evidence of informal learning equivalent to that specified in 1 (a).
2. In all cases candidates shall have been employed in the dairy industry for at least one year, and have ongoing employment in the dairy industry while studying.
3. Candidates for the Diploma in Dairy Technology shall follow a parts-based programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits, comprising:
(a) Parts One and Two as defined by the Schedule for the Diploma;
(b) at least 75 credits at 200-level or above;
(c) courses as specified in the Schedule for the Diploma;
(d) any compulsory courses listed in the Schedule for the Diploma;
(e) attending field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.
4. Notwithstanding Regulation 5 of the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates, candidates are exempt from the requirement to pass 45 credits at 100-level in order to enrol in the 200-level course in Part One.
5. The Diploma in Dairy Technology is awarded without specialisation.
6. For progression from Part One to Part Two, candidates must have successfully completed all courses in Part One.
7. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates will apply.
8. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes.
Unsatisfactory Academic Progress
9. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.
Schedule for the Diploma in Dairy Technology
Part One (60 credits from)
141.140 Dairy Chemistry 15 credits
141.141 Dairy Engineering 15 credits
141.144 Dairy Processing 15 credits
141.242 Dairy Microbiology and Food Safety 15 credits
Part Two (60 credits from)
141.243 Dairy Ingredient Technology 15 credits
141.245 Dairy Product Technology 15 credits
141.246 Cheese and Whey Technology and Manufacturing 15 credits
141.247 Dairy Manufacturing Principles 15 credits
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Last updated on Wednesday 01 September 2021