Regulations for the Postgraduate Diploma
in Sport and Leisure Studies (PGDipSpLS)
||Candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma in Sport and
Leisure Studies must
||have qualified for the award
of the Bachelor of Sport and Leisure Studies of the University of
Waikato, or a qualification considered by the Academic Board to
be equivalent, and
||have satisfied the prerequisites for graduate study
at levels considered appropriate by the Academic Board, including
any prerequisite compulsory papers as prescribed in the Sport and
Leisure Studies Handbook or in the Sport and Leisure Studies section
of the Calendar.
||In exceptional circumstances, based on academic merit
and relevant experience, candidates who do not meet the requirements
of section 1 of these regulations may be considered for admission
subject to completion of any qualifying papers the Academic Board
|Requirements for the postgraduate
||Candidates must enrol and follow a programme of study
in the School of Education for at least one year.
||Candidates must gain 120 points at Level 5 from the
papers offered for the postgraduate diploma, including any compulsory
papers as prescribed in the Sport and Leisure Studies Handbook or
in the Sport and Leisure Studies section of the Calendar
||Candidates who fail a paper may repeat it once. Candidates
who fail a paper will not be eligible for the award of distinction.
Candidates who fail more than one paper, or who fail the same paper
twice, may not proceed with the postgraduate diploma.
|Award of honours|
||The Postgraduate Diploma may be awarded with Distinction.
|Exemptions and credit transfers|
||Candidates may substitute 30 points in an approved paper
from other subjects listed in the Calendar in place of those prescribed
for the Postgraduate Diploma.
||Candidates may, at the discretion of the Dean, credit
to the Postgraduate Diploma up to the equivalent of 60 points at
postgraduate level completed at another institution, provided thay
have not been counted towards another qualification. In all cases
however, candidates must complete at least half of the diploma programme
while enrolled as diploma candidates at the University of Waikato.
||The Academic Board or delegated authority may vary or
waive these regulations in individual cases.