Diploma in Arts (DipArts)
PTWY 101 English Skills for University Purposes 1
PTWY 102 English Skills for University Purposes 2
PTWY 103 Academic Skills for University Success
PTWY 104 Cultural Awareness in Aotearoa NZ
PTWY 120 Representing Aotearoa NZ in Contemporary Literature Texts
PTWY 121 Historical Worlds: Building States
PTWY 122 Contemporary Worlds: Our Challenges
Papers selected from Arts and Music Schedule C
The 54 points from Arts and Music Schedule C must include no more than 18 points in the First Semester and no fewer than 36 points in the 100-level requirements for one major subject.
Regulations for the Diploma in Arts (DipArts)
Admission to the Programme
- Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Humanities).
- Every applicant shall either
- be an international student with an overall IELTS score of 5.5 (with no band less than 5.0) or equivalent; have completed the final year of their high school system; and have gained the equivalent of a minimum B- average across at least three relevant subjects or
- be a student whose achievement at NCEA Level 3 or equivalent is deemed sufficient to meet the requirements of the programme even if their achievement does not meet the requirements for matriculation to the University.
Duration of the Programme
Candidates for the diploma shall normally follow a programme of study for one year of full-time study.
Structure of the Programme
- Every programme of study for the Diploma shall comprise PTWY 101, 102, 103, 104, 120, 121, 122 and a further 54 points from Arts and Music Schedule C.
- The 54 points from Arts and Music Schedule C must include no more than 18 points in the first semester and no fewer than 36 points in the 100-level requirements for one major subject.
Transfer of Enrolment
- Every student who completes the requirements of the programme of study may choose not to have the Diploma awarded and instead matriculate to the University and transfer the papers completed under the Diploma to any other undergraduate programme, subject to the regulations of that programme.
- Any student who does not complete the requirements of the programme of study but through the completed study becomes eligible for entry to the University may matriculate to the University and transfer the papers completed under the Diploma to any other undergraduate qualification, subject to the regulations of that programme.
The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Humanities) may in exceptional circumstances approve a course of study which does not comply with these regulations.