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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 Diploma in Rehabilitation Studies

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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 Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates.

Part II


1. Admission to the Diploma in Rehabilitation requires that the candidate will meet the University admission requirements as specified.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Diploma in Rehabilitation Studies shall follow a flexible course of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits, comprising:

(a) at least 45 credits at 200-level;

and including:

(b) any compulsory courses listed in the Schedule for the Diploma in Rehabilitation Studies;

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


3. The Diploma in Rehabilitation Studies is awarded without an endorsement.

Completion Requirements

4. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Undergraduate Qualifications will apply.

5. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

6. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Schedule for the Diploma in Rehabilitation Studies

Schedule A: Compulsory courses (60 credits from)

147.101 Rehabilitation Studies 15 credits

147.102 Whakapiri: Engagement in Mental Health and Addiction Work 15 credits

147.201 Issues in Rehabilitation 15 credits

231.106 Introduction to Public Health 15 credits

Schedule B: Elective courses (60 credits from)

128.300 Ergonomics/Human Factors: Work, Performance, Health and Design 15 credits

146.101 Understanding Cultural Difference 15 credits

147.102 Whakapiri: Engagement in Mental Health and Addiction Work 15 credits

147.202 Mental Health Promotion 15 credits
P 147.102

147.302 Alcohol, Other Drugs and Addiction 15 credits

147.303 Case Management and Rehabilitation Counselling 15 credits

147.317 Disability in Society 15 credits 15 credits
R 250.317

150.114 He Tirohanga Taketake: Māori Perspectives

150.201 Te Kawenata o Waitangi: The Treaty of Waitangi in New Zealand Society 15 credits
R 269.274

150.202 Mauri ora: Māori Wellbeing and Vitality 15 credits
P 15 credits from 150.1xx

175.101 Psychology as a Social Science 15 credits

175.102 Psychology as a Natural Science 15 credits

175.205 Brain and Behaviour 15 credits
P 175.102

176.101 The Sociological Imagination 15 credits

253.250 Counselling Principles and Practice 15 credits
R 209.250

253.255 Cultural Issues in Counselling 15 credits
P Any 100-level course in Education, Social Sciences or Business Studies. R 85.235 (1995-1997), 87.255, 187.255, 209.255

275.102 Human Development 15 credits
R 208.102, 209.102

279.101 Social Policy: An Introduction 15 credits
R 179.101

300.110 Te Reo Whakahoahoa: Socialising in Te Reo 15 credits

300.111 Te Reo Kōnakinaki: Developing Te Reo 15 credits