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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 Graduate Diploma in Arts
GradDipArts

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

Admission

1. Admission to the Graduate Diploma in Arts requires that the candidate will:

(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and

(b) have been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent.

Qualification Requirements

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

(a) at least 120 credits at the 200 or 300 level from the Schedule to the Diploma;

(b) at least 75 credits at 300 level.

3. Notwithstanding Regulation 2, with the approval of Academic Board or their delegate, a candidate who has completed at least 30 credits at 200 level and 30 credits at 300 level towards a Graduate Diploma in Arts subject may be permitted to include up to 30 credits at the 700 level from the Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Postgraduate Diploma in Arts or Master of Arts Schedules.

Specialisations

4. The Graduate Diploma in Arts may be awarded with or without an endorsement.

5. Candidates may complete the diploma without an endorsement only with the prior approval of a coherent programme of study by the Academic Board or their delegate.

6. Candidates may complete an endorsement by passing at least 90 credits in a subject area including:

(a) at least 60 credits at 300 level;

(b) any compulsory courses for the endorsement as listed in the schedule.

The requirements for each endorsement are set out in the Schedule for the Qualification.

7. Endorsements available in the Graduate Diploma in Arts are: Asian Studies, Chinese, Classical Studies, Creative Writing, Defence Studies, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Educational Psychology, English, Environmental Studies, Geography, History, Japanese, Linguistics, Māori Studies, Mathematics, Media Studies, New Zealand Studies, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Security Studies, Social Anthropology, Social Policy, Sociology, Spanish, Statistics and Theatre Studies.

Completion Requirements

8. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates will apply.

9. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

10. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Transitional Provisions

11. Candidates enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Arts who have completed at least 30 credits towards the English endorsement prior to 01 January 2017 may substitute a course from the List A courses for the compulsory course 139.239. These transitional arrangements expire on 31 December 2019.

12. Candidates who completed courses towards the Graduate Diploma in Arts Asian Studies Endorsement prior to January 2017 may be permitted variation in excess of the stated limits in order to include these courses in the Endorsement. These transition arrangements expire 31 December 2019.

13. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the degree, candidates enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Arts who have passed at least 15 credits towards a Māori Studies endorsement prior to 1 January 2017 may be permitted to substitute any course already completed towards the endorsement for a course at the same level included in the Māori Studies Schedule, including compulsory courses. These transitional provisions expire on 31 December 2019.

14. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the diploma, candidates enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Arts prior to 1 January 2018 who have completed at least 30 credits towards the Education endorsement may be permitted variation in excess of the stated limits in order to complete the requirements of the endorsement. These transitional arrangements expire on 31 December 2020.

15. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the degree, candidates enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Arts who have passed at least 15 credits towards a History or New Zealand Studies endorsement prior to 1 January 2018 may be permitted to substitute any course already completed towards the endorsement for a course at the same level included in the History or New Zealand Studies Schedule, including compulsory courses. These transitional provisions expire on 31 December 2020.

16. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the degree, candidates enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Arts who have passed at least 15 credits towards a Defence Studies endorsement prior to 1 January 2018 may be permitted to substitute any course already completed towards the endorsement for a course at the same or higher level included in the Defence Studies Schedule. These transitional provisions expire on 31 December 2020.

17. Candidates enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Arts prior to 1 January 2018 who have completed at least 15 credits towards the Social Policy endorsement may be permitted variation in excess of the stated limits in order to complete the requirements of the endorsement. These transitional arrangements expire on 31 December 2020.

18. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the degree, candidates enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Arts who have passed at least 15 credits towards a Sociology endorsement prior to 1 January 2019 may be permitted to substitute any course already completed towards the endorsement for a course at the same or higher level included in the Sociology Schedule. These transitional provisions expire on 31 December 2021.

19. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the diploma, candidates enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Arts prior to 1 January 2019 who have completed at least 15 credits towards the Defence Studies endorsement may be permitted to substitute a course or courses already completed towards the endorsement for a course or courses at the same level included in the Defence Studies Schedule. These transitional arrangements expire on 31 December 2020.

20. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the diploma, candidates enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Arts prior to 1 January 2019 who have completed at least 15 credits towards the Security Studies endorsement may be permitted to substitute a course or courses already completed towards the endorsement for a course or courses at the same level included in the Security Studies Schedule. These transitional arrangements expire on 31 December 2020.

Schedule for the Graduate Diploma in Arts

Endorsements

Asian Studies (90 credits)

Subject courses

134.221 East Asian Philosophy 15 credits  
134.321 Indian Philosophy 15 credits P Any 200-level 134 prefix course
146.302 Regional Ethnography: Asia 15 credits  
146.311 Medical Systems of China, India and the West 15 credits  
146.316 Visual Anthropology: Southasia and Global Issues 15 credits  
241.207 Chinese Diaspora 15 credits  
241.208 Contemporary Chinese Society in Literature and Film 15 credits R 241.203, 241.204
242.205 Japanese Cinema 15 credits R 169.227

Chinese (90 credits)

Compulsory course

241.208 Contemporary Chinese Society in Literature and Film 15 credits R 241.203, 241.204

Subject courses

241.201 Chinese 2A 15 credits P 241.102 or appraisal required R 241.202, 241.301, 241.302, 241.304, 241.305
241.202 Chinese 2B 15 credits P 241.201 or appraisal required R 241.301, 241.302, 241.304, 241.305, 241.306
241.206 Chinese for Heritage Speakers B 15 credits P 241.106 or appraisal required R 241.101, 241.102, 241.201, 241.202, 241.301, 241.302
241.207 Chinese Diaspora 15 credits  
241.301 Chinese 3A 15 credits P 241.202 or appraisal required R 241.302
241.302 Chinese 3B 15 credits P 241.301 or appraisal required R 241.341, 241.342, 169.341, 169.342
241.304 Contrastive Study of Chinese and English 15 credits P 241.301 and 241.302 or appraisal required R 169.344
241.305 Translation from and into Chinese 15 credits P 241.301 and 241.302 or appraisal required R 169.343
241.395 Individual Research Project in Chinese Studies 15 credits P Resource approval required R 169.397

Classical Studies (90 credits)

201.201 The Pursuit of Happiness in the Classical World 15 credits  
201.211 Love and Sexuality in Ancient Greece 15 credits  
201.216 The Trojan War 15 credits  
201.218 Greek and Roman Religion 15 credits R 201.318
201.219 Greek Art and Society 15 credits R 201.319
201.220 Roman Art and Society 15 credits R 201.320
201.230 Ancient Multiculturalism: Egypt, Greece and Rome 15 credits  
201.313 Myth and Greek Tragedy 15 credits R 201.213
201.314 Imperial Rome 15 credits R 201.214
201.316 Leaders and Leadership in the Classical World 15 credits  
201.318 Greek and Roman Religion 15 credits R 201.218
201.319 Greek Art and Society 15 credits R 201.219
201.320 Roman Art and Society 15 credits R 201.220

Creative Writing (90 credits)

Compulsory courses

139.280 Creative Nonfiction: Creative Writing II 15 credits R 139.327
139.380 Building Your Manuscript: Creative Writing III 15 credits P Any 200-level Creative Writing course

Elective courses

139.223 Creative Processes 15 credits  
139.224 Making Plays for Theatre 15 credits  
139.225 Writing for Children 15 credits  
139.229 Writing Poetry 15 credits P 139.123 or 139.133
139.285 Fiction Writing 15 credits  
139.323 Script Writing 15 credits  
139.326 Travel Writing 15 credits  
139.329 Advanced Fiction Writing 15 credits P 139.123 or 139.133 and any 200-level 139-prefix course
139.333 Creativity in the Community 15 credits P Any one of 139.123, 139.104, 139.133, 154.204, or 139.223
139.340 The Publishing Project 15 credits P Any 200-level course with a 139 prefix or 219.202
139.362 Oceanic Literatures of Aotearoa: Ngā Tuhinga Kōrero o te Moana nui a Kiwa 15 credits  
139.381 Advanced Studies in Creative Writing 15 credits  
139.386 Life Writing 15 credits R 139.226

Defence Studies (90 credits)

294.215 Global Defence Challenges 15 credits P 149.115 or 294.115
294.245 Irregular Warfare 15 credits  
294.255 Conventional Warfare 15 credits  
294.301 Legacies of War 15 credits  
294.302 Civil Military Relations 15 credits  
294.303 Small, Civil and Dirty Wars 15 credits  
294.304 Cyber and Information Security 15 credits R 149.295, 149.360
294.309 Defence and Security Capstone Project 15 credits  
294.325 Peacekeeping 15 credits  
294.350 The History of Defence and Security Intelligence 15 credits  

Development Studies (90 credits)

Compulsory courses

131.221 Global Development Issues 15 credits  
131.321 Strategies for Sustainable Development 15 credits  

Compulsory course selection (At least 15 credits from)

145.311 Geographies of Globalisation 15 credits  
146.318 Environmental Anthropology 15 credits  
150.213 Tikanga-ā-Iwi: Tribal Development 15 credits P 150.114 or 146.101; nil for GDipMaoriDevpt; nil for GradDipArts

Subject courses

121.311 Global Environmental Issues 15 credits P 121.103
145.218 Development and Inequality 15 credits  
146.313 Issues in South Pacific Anthropology 15 credits  
176.323 The Transformation of the Pacific: Contemporary Issues 15 credits  
179.330 Māori Development and the Social Services 15 credits  
200.201 Middle Eastern Politics 15 credits  
200.301 Contemporary International Conflict 15 credits  

Economics (90 credits)

Compulsory courses

178.200 Intermediate Macroeconomics 15 credits P 178.100
178.201 Intermediate Microeconomics 15 credits P 115.113 or 115.106

At least 15 credits from

178.300 Advanced Macroeconomics 15 credits P 178.200
178.360 Natural Resource and Environmental Economics 15 credits  
178.370 Development Economics 15 credits  

Subject courses

178.221 Methods of Economic Analysis 15 credits P 115.113 or 115.106 or any 178.1xx course
178.242 Land Economics 15 credits P Any 178.1xx course or 115.113 or 115.106
178.250 Contemporary Economic Issues 15 credits  
178.280 Introduction to Econometrics 15 credits P 115.101 or 161.101 or 178.111; and 115.106 or 115.113
178.301 Advanced Microeconomics 15 credits P 178.201
178.328 Project Evaluation 15 credits P Any 178.1xx course
178.352 Survey of International Economics 15 credits P 178.200, 178.201, and either 178.250 or 178.280; and either 178.300 or 178.301 C 178.300 or 178.301 R 178.350
178.358 International Trade in Agri-food Products 15 credits P Any 178.1xx course or 119.156 R 178.357

Education (90 credits)

Compulsory course selection

At least 30 credits from

249.286 Equity and Diversity in Education 15 credits  
254.201 Philosophy of Education 15 credits R 187.201
254.203 Sociologically Imagining Education 15 credits R 187.203
254.210 Historical Perspectives on Education 15 credits  
256.201 Educational Psychology 15 credits R 186.230, 186.201
263.200 Teaching as an Act of Influencing Others 15 credits  
269.274 The Treaty of Waitangi: Implications for Education 15 credits R 150.201
275.203 Development in Childhood 15 credits P 275.102
275.208 Development in Adolescence 15 credits P 275.102 R 208.308, 208.208, 209.308

At least 60 credits from

254.304 Critical Theories of Education 15 credits R 187.304, 278.363
254.336 Learning in the Digital World 15 credits R 186.336
254.337 Teaching and Learning with Pasifika Peoples in NZ 15 credits  
254.340 Politics of Education 15 credits  
263.301 Learning and Motivation 15 credits P Any 200-level course from Education
263.315 Teaching and Learning in Everyday Settings 15 credits  
267.390 Educational Research Literacy 15 credits  
269.332 Māori Issues in Education 15 credits  
275.304 Development of Gender 15 credits  
275.320 Risk and Resilience across the Lifespan 15 credits  
276.330 Mathematics and Literacy in Society 15 credits  

Educational Psychology (90 credits)

Compulsory courses

175.203 Introduction to Psychological Research 15 credits P 175.102
175.306 Assessment of Individual Differences 15 credits P 175.203
175.306 Assessment of Individual Differences 15 credits P 175.203
256.201 Educational Psychology 15 credits R 186.230, 186.201
256.303 Sustainable Learning 15 credits P 256.201
256.304 Positive Behaviour for Learning 15 credits P 256.201

Subject courses

249.384 Consultation and Collaboration in Inclusive Education 15 credits  
258.301 Language, Literacy and Cognitive Development 15 credits P Any 200-level course from Education
263.301 Learning and Motivation 15 credits P Any 200-level course from Education
263.331 Assessment and Learning 15 credits R 186.331

English (90 credits)

An endorsement consists of 90 credits in English, including: 139.239; at least 45 credits from the List A: Endorsement courses; at least 60 credits at 300 level; and 30 credits at any level from the English schedule.

Compulsory course

139.239 Literary Landmarks: Words that Changed the World 15 credits  

List A: Endorsement courses

139.201 Poets and Players in Shakespeare's England 15 credits  
139.202 Romantic Writing: Self and Nature 15 credits  
139.253 American Literature 15 credits  
139.255 Critical Periods in Aotearoa New Zealand Literature 15 credits  
139.270 Young Adult Fiction 15 credits  
139.275 Gothic 15 credits  
139.301 Shakespeare's Worlds 15 credits  
139.303 Modern Drama 15 credits  
139.305 Twentieth Century Literature 15 credits  
139.307 Territory, Modernity, and Victorian Literature 15 credits  
139.352 Postcolonial Literature 15 credits  
139.361 The Literature of Women 15 credits  
139.362 Oceanic Literatures of Aotearoa: Ngā Tuhinga Kōrero o te Moana nui a Kiwa 15 credits  
139.374 Tragedy 15 credits  
139.376 Sexual/Textual Politics 15 credits R 139.361
241.208 Contemporary Chinese Society in Literature and Film 15 credits R 241.203, 241.204

List B: Endorsement courses

139.209 Speaking: Theory and Practice 15 credits  
139.229 Writing Poetry 15 credits P 139.123 or 139.133
139.244 Writing for the Public 15 credits P 230.100 or 230.111 or 119.155 or 247.155 or 119.177 or 219.100 or 192.102 or 247.177
139.340 The Publishing Project 15 credits P Any 200-level course with a 139 prefix or 219.202
154.308 Screen Fictions 15 credits P Any 200-level Media Studies course

Environmental Studies (90 credits)

Compulsory courses

176.206 Understanding Social Life 15 credits P Any 100-level Sociology course
176.308 Sociology of the Environment 15 credits  

15 credits from

121.210 Environmental Issues 15 credits P 121.103 R 121.311
121.211 New Zealand Environmental Issues 15 credits P 121.103, 145.111, or 228.111

Subject courses

121.310 Environmental Solutions 15 credits P 121.210 R 121.211
121.311 Global Environmental Issues 15 credits P 121.103
131.321 Strategies for Sustainable Development 15 credits  
145.311 Geographies of Globalisation 15 credits  
146.318 Environmental Anthropology 15 credits  

Geography (90 credits)

Compulsory course selection (At least 15 credits from)

145.301 Research Practice in Human Geography 15 credits  
145.303 Field Work: Alpine Physical Geography 15 credits P 145.222
145.304 Applied Field Geomorphology 15 credits P At least two from: 145.222, 145.223, 145.230
145.320 Quaternary Biogeography and Environmental Change 15 credits P 145.223 or 145.224
145.327 Catchment Dynamics 15 credits P 145.222

Subject courses

121.313 Applied River Management 15 credits P 196.205 or 145.222
145.202 Working With Geographic Data 15 credits R 132.106
145.213 Resource Conservation and Sustainability 15 credits R 145.313
145.214 Social Change and Environment 15 credits  
145.216 Urban Environments 15 credits  
145.218 Development and Inequality 15 credits  
145.222 Rivers and Slopes 15 credits P 145.121
145.223 Climate Change and Natural Hazards 15 credits P 145.121 or 233.101
145.224 Biogeography 15 credits  
145.230 Coastal Environments 15 credits P 145.121
145.311 Geographies of Globalisation 15 credits  
145.318 Geopolitics 15 credits  

History (90 credits)

148.217 Victoria's World 15 credits  
148.218 The Vikings 15 credits  
148.220 The Second World War 15 credits  
148.221 The Black Death and Other Plagues, 1300-1700 15 credits  
148.241 Revolution, Rights and the Atlantic World, 1763 to 1848 15 credits R 148.208
148.242 The Age of Jihad and Crusade 15 credits R 148.212, 148.223, 135.211
148.243 The Sixties: Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll? 15 credits  
148.244 The Great War 1914-1918: a Military and Social History 15 credits R 148.251, 148.335
148.245 Māori and Colonisation 15 credits R 148.337
148.246 Iwi History 15 credits  
148.248 Reformers, Radicals & Revolutionaries: Protest in New Zealand 15 credits  
148.308 New Zealand Military History: 1899 to 2001 15 credits  
148.309 The New Zealand Wars 15 credits R 148.204
148.310 The Tudors and the Reformation 15 credits R 148.216
148.316 New Zealand Between the Wars 15 credits  
148.317 New Zealand Religious History 15 credits  
148.333 The Napoleonic Wars 15 credits  
148.334 Sports History 15 credits  
148.339 Court Culture in Late Medieval Europe 15 credits  

Japanese (90 credits)

242.201 Japanese 2A 15 credits P 242.102 or appraisal required R 242.202, 242.301, 242.302, 242.304, 242.305, 242.306, 242.307
242.202 Japanese 2B 15 credits P 242.201 or appraisal required R 242.301, 242.302, 242.304, 242.305, 242.306, 242.307
242.203 Japanese Language and Society 15 credits P 242.201 or appraisal required
242.205 Japanese Cinema 15 credits R 169.227
242.301 Japanese 3A 15 credits P 242.202 or appraisal required R 242.302
242.302 Japanese 3B 15 credits P 242.301 or appraisal required
242.304 Reading and Writing about Current Japan 15 credits P 242.202 or appraisal required
242.305 Readings in Modern Japanese Literature 15 credits P 242.202 or appraisal required
242.307 Japanese-English Translation Techniques 15 credits P 242.301 or appraisal required
242.390 Individual Research Project in Japanese Studies 15 credits P Resource approval required

Linguistics (90 credits)

172.232 Language and Society in New Zealand 15 credits  
172.233 Language Learning Processes 15 credits  
172.234 Phonetics 15 credits  
172.235 Linguistic Analysis of the English Language 15 credits R 172.231
172.236 Forensic Linguistics 15 credits  
172.237 Language, Discourse and Power 15 credits  
172.239 Language and Culture 15 credits R 172.132
172.330 Sounds and Structures 15 credits P 172.234
172.333 Discourse and Institutions 15 credits P Any 200 level 172-prefix course
172.335 Language and Identity 15 credits P 172.232 or 172.237
172.336 Languages of the Pacific 15 credits P Any 200-level Linguistics course.
172.337 Historical and Comparative Linguistics 15 credits P 172.234
172.338 Language and Mediated Communication in a Transcultural World 15 credits P Any 200-level Linguistics course

Mathematics (90 credits)

160.203 Calculus 15 credits P 160.101 or 160.112 or 160.133 or 228.172
160.204 Differential Equations I 15 credits P 160.101 or 160.112 or 160.133 or 228.172
160.211 Linear Algebra 15 credits P 160.102 or 160.112 or 160.133 or 228.172
160.212 Discrete Mathematics 15 credits P 160.101 or 160.102 or 160.112 or 160.133 or 228.172
160.301 Analysis 15 credits P 160.203
160.302 Algebra 15 credits P 160.212
160.314 Combinatorics 15 credits P 160.212
160.318 Differential Equations II 15 credits P 160.203, 160.204
160.319 Mathematical Modelling 15 credits P 160.204 and 160.211
160.320 Mathematics in Education 15 credits P 160.2xx
160.380 Project 15 credits  
161.200 Statistical Models 15 credits P 160.1xx or 228.171 and one of 115.101, 161.100 - 161.130. R 161.231

Media Studies (90 credits)

139.323 Script Writing 15 credits  
154.201 Television Studies 15 credits  
154.202 Advertising and Consumer Society 15 credits  
154.203 Popular Culture and the Media 15 credits  
154.204 Digital Media Production I 15 credits  
154.206 International Film History 15 credits  
154.224 Documentary (Non-Fiction) Film 15 credits  
154.250 Digital Media: Theory and Practice 15 credits  
154.301 Culture, Power and The Media 15 credits P Any 200-level Media Studies course
154.302 Gender and Race in the Media 15 credits  
154.303 Hollywood Cinema 15 credits P Any 200-level Media Studies course
154.304 Digital Media Production II 15 credits P 154.204
154.308 Screen Fictions 15 credits P Any 200-level Media Studies course
154.311 Social Media and Digital Cultures 15 credits P Any 200-level Media Studies course
154.312 Trauma and the Media 15 credits P Any 200-level Media Studies course
154.313 Global Media Cultures 15 credits P Any 200-level Media Studies course
154.314 Independent Media in the Information Age 15 credits P Any 200-level Media Studies course
154.315 Popular Music Studies 15 credits P 15 credits from 154.2xx R 154.205
154.316 New Zealand Cinema 15 credits P 15 credits from 154.2xx R 154.212
154.333 Humour and the Media 15 credits P Any 200-level Media Studies course

Māori Studies (120 credits)

Compulsory courses (30 credits from)

150.201 Te Kawenata o Waitangi: The Treaty of Waitangi in New Zealand Society
R 269.274
15 credits  
300.209 Te Reo Torangapu: Political Te Reo 15 credits P 300.110 or 300.111

Compulsory courses

At least 15 credits from

148.245 Māori and Colonisation 15 credits R 148.337
150.202 Mauri ora: Māori Wellbeing and Vitality 15 credits P 15 credits from 150.1xx
150.204 Mana Māori: Māori and Politics 15 credits P Any 100-level BA course
150.213 Tikanga-ā-Iwi: Tribal Development 15 credits P 150.114 or 146.101; nil for GDip Maori Devpt; nil for GradDipArts
150.216 He Huarahi Rangahau: Māori and Research 15 credits P Three courses at 100-level including one course from Maori Studies

At least 75 credits from

150.301 Te Mana Te Kawanatanga: Māori Policy and the State 15 credits P 150.201; nil for GradDipArts
150.302 Whānau ora: Principles of Flourishing Whānau 15 credits P 150.202
150.303 Mana Wahine: Māori Women 15 credits P 150.216 (or approved alternative research methods course) R 150.203
150.304 Te Ao Hurihuri: Contemporary Māori Issues 15 credits P 150.201
269.332 Māori Issues in Education 15 credits  

Subject courses

139.362 Oceanic Literatures of Aotearoa: Ngā Tuhinga Kōrero o te Moana nui a Kiwa 15 credits  
150.106 Nga Hanga Whakairo: Traditional Māori Visual Art 15 credits  
150.205 Kura Mai Tawhiti: Māori Knowledge 15 credits  
150.206 Ngā Momo Whakairo: Contemporary Māori Visual Art 15 credits P 150.106

New Zealand Studies (90 credits)

90 credits with no more than 30 credits from the same prefix

Compulsory course

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

Subject courses

121.210 Environmental Issues 15 credits P 121.103 R 121.311
121.211 New Zealand Environmental Issues 15 credits P 121.103, 145.111, or 228.111
139.255 Critical Periods in Aotearoa New Zealand Literature 15 credits  
148.245 Māori and Colonisation 15 credits R 148.337
148.246 Iwi History 15 credits  
148.248 Reformers, Radicals & Revolutionaries: Protest in New Zealand 15 credits  
148.308 New Zealand Military History: 1899 to 2001 15 credits  
148.309 The New Zealand Wars 15 credits R 148.204
148.316 New Zealand Between the Wars 15 credits  
148.317 New Zealand Religious History 15 credits  
150.204 Mana Māori: Māori and Politics 15 credits P Any 100-level BA course
150.301 Te Mana Te Kawanatanga: Māori Policy and the State 15 credits P 150.201; nil for GradDipArts
154.316 New Zealand Cinema 15 credits P 15 credits from 154.2xx R 154.212
170.202 New Zealand Feminism 15 credits  
172.232 Language and Society in New Zealand 15 credits  
179.230 The Wellbeing of Pacific Peoples in New Zealand 15 credits  
200.361 Contemporary New Zealand Politics 15 credits  

Philosophy (90 credits)

134.201 Philosophy of Mind 15 credits R 134.301
134.203 Ethics 15 credits R 134.303
134.204 Aesthetics 15 credits R 134.304
134.205 Logic 15 credits  
134.207 International Justice 15 credits  
134.208 Philosophy of Science 15 credits R 134.308
134.216 Modern Philosophy 15 credits R 134.316
134.218 Environmental Philosophy 15 credits R 134.318
134.220 Business and Professional Ethics 15 credits R 134.320, 134.219, 134.319
134.221 East Asian Philosophy 15 credits  
134.302 Metaphysics 15 credits P Any 200-level 134 prefix course R 134.202
134.303 Ethics 15 credits P Any two 200-level courses, at least one of which is in Philosophy R 134.203
134.305 Meta-ethics 15 credits P Any 200-level 134-prefix course
134.308 Philosophy of Science 15 credits R 134.208
134.309 Ancient Philosophy 15 credits P Any 200-level 134 prefix course or 201.201 R 134.209
134.310 Philosophy of Literature 15 credits R 134.210
134.312 Epistemology: Seeing and Knowing 15 credits P Any 200-level 134 prefix course R 134.212
134.317 Recent and Contemporary Philosophy 15 credits R 134.217
134.321 Indian Philosophy 15 credits P Any 200-level 134 prefix course
200.215 Political Theory from Plato to Marx 15 credits  
200.315 Contemporary Political Thought 15 credits  

Politics (90 credits)

Compulsory course selection

At least 30 credits from

200.201 Middle Eastern Politics 15 credits  
200.215 Political Theory from Plato to Marx 15 credits  
200.261 World Politics 15 credits  

At least 45 credits from

200.301 Contemporary International Conflict 15 credits  
200.302 Israel/Palestine and the Arab World 15 credits  
200.303 Democratic Politics 15 credits  
200.315 Contemporary Political Thought 15 credits  
200.361 Contemporary New Zealand Politics 15 credits  

Psychology (90 credits)

Compulsory course

175.203 Introduction to Psychological Research 15 credits P 175.102

Subject courses

175.201 Social Psychology 15 credits  
175.205 Brain and Behaviour 15 credits P 175.102
175.206 Memory and Cognition 15 credits P 175.102
175.210 Ngā Tirohanga Rua o te Taha Hinengaro: Bicultural Perspectives in Psychology 15 credits R 175.312
175.301 Community Psychology 15 credits P 175.203
175.302 Abnormal and Therapeutic Psychology 15 credits P 175.203
175.303 The Practice of Psychological Research 15 credits P 175.203
175.304 The Psychology of Security 15 credits  
175.306 Assessment of Individual Differences 15 credits P 175.203
175.309 Forensic Psychology 15 credits P 175.203
175.311 Psychology of Women 15 credits P 175.203
175.313 Gender and Violence 15 credits P 175.203
175.316 Evolution, Culture and Mind 15 credits P 175.203
175.317 Health Psychology 15 credits P 175.203
175.318 Experimental Psychology 15 credits P 175.203
175.343 Personnel Psychology and Career Development 15 credits P 175.203
175.345 Organisational Psychology 15 credits P 175.203

Security Studies (90 credits)

Subject courses

175.304 The Psychology of Security 15 credits  
294.201 States, Borders and Resource Security 15 credits R 149.271
294.202 Human Security 15 credits  
294.272 Intelligence in the Security Environment 15 credits  
294.304 Cyber and Information Security 15 credits R 149.295, 149.360
294.305 Transnational Crime 15 credits  
294.306 Security Governance and Management 15 credits R 149.380
294.309 Defence and Security Capstone Project 15 credits  
294.350 The History of Defence and Security Intelligence 15 credits  
294.382 Biosecurity 15 credits  

Social Anthropology (90 credits)

Compulsory courses

146.213 Anthropological Enquiry 15 credits  
146.303 Practice of Fieldwork 15 credits  

Subject courses

146.206 Visual Ethnography 15 credits  
146.208 Political Anthropology 15 credits  
146.209 Food and Eating 15 credits  
146.210 Ritual and Belief 15 credits  
146.211 Systems of Healing 15 credits  
146.214 The Politics of Culture 15 credits  
146.302 Regional Ethnography: Asia 15 credits  
146.304 Culture, Biology and Racism 15 credits  
146.307 The Cultural Construction of Gender and Sexuality 15 credits  
146.311 Medical Systems of China, India and the West 15 credits  
146.313 Issues in South Pacific Anthropology 15 credits  
146.316 Visual Anthropology: Southasia and Global Issues 15 credits  
146.317 Urban Anthropology 15 credits  
146.318 Environmental Anthropology 15 credits  

Social Policy (90 credits)

Compulsory courses

179.202 Applied Research for Social Policy and Social Work 15 credits  
279.201 Social Policy: Concepts and Theories 15 credits P 279.101 or 179.101 or 200.162; 279.101 or 179.101 for BSW
279.301 Government Policy, Planning and Administration 15 credits P 279.201 or 179.201
279.302 Policy Research and Evaluation 15 credits P 179.202 or 176.202

Subject courses

179.230 The Wellbeing of Pacific Peoples in New Zealand 15 credits  
179.320 Community Development 15 credits  
179.330 Māori Development and the Social Services 15 credits  
279.203 Law, Government and Social Policy 15 credits P 279.101 or 179.101 or 200.162 (179.102 to 2009)

Sociology (90 credits)

Subject courses

176.205 Animals and Human Societies 15 credits  
176.206 Understanding Social Life 15 credits P Any 100-level Sociology course
176.207 Family, Intimacy and Domestic Life 15 credits  
176.216 Understanding Globalisation 15 credits R 176.316
176.218 Race, Nation and Modernity 15 credits  
176.222 Cities in the Twenty-first Century 15 credits  
176.223 Social Inequality and Justice 15 credits  
176.224 Gender: Bodies that Matter 15 credits  
176.302 Research Design and Practice 15 credits  
176.308 Sociology of the Environment 15 credits  
176.310 Ethnicity and Ethnic Identity: Contemporary Issues 15 credits  
176.318 Sociology of Death and Dying 15 credits  
176.322 The World of Work: Contemporary Issues 15 credits  
176.323 The Transformation of the Pacific: Contemporary Issues 15 credits  
176.324 Imagining Other Worlds 15 credits  
176.325 The Politics of Truth 15 credits  
176.326 The Anthropocene: Toward a Politics of Hope 15 credits  
230.301 Social Science at Work 15 credits P 30 Credits at 200-level from 145, 146, 176, and/or 200 prefix courses.

Spanish (90 credits)

245.201 Intermediate Spanish Language I 15 credits P 245.102 R 245.202, 245.301
245.202 Intermediate Spanish Language II 15 credits P 245.201 R 245.301
245.203 The Sound of Spanish: Diction, Dialects and Diversity 15 credits P 245.201
245.204 Latin American Voices 15 credits P 245.201 R 164.255
245.301 Advanced Spanish Language 15 credits P 245.202
245.302 Theory and Practice of Spanish Translation 15 credits P 245.301
245.303 Latin American Rhythms and Politics: From Tango to Rock 15 credits P 245.202 or 245.204
245.304 Travellers' Tales: the Invention of Latin America 15 credits P 245.202 or 245.204
245.305 Spanish Conversation on Film 15 credits P 245.202

Statistics (90 credits)

Compulsory course selection (At least 30 credits from)

161.200 Statistical Models 15 credits P 160.1xx or 228.171 and one of 115.101, 161.100 - 161.130. R 161.231
161.220 Data Analysis 15 credits P One of 115.101, 161.100-161.130 R 161.250
161.221 Applied Linear Models 15 credits P One of 115.101, or 161.100-161.130 R 161.320

Subject courses

160.203 Calculus 15 credits P 160.101 or 160.112 or 160.133 or 228.172
160.211 Linear Algebra 15 credits P 160.102 or 160.112 or 160.133 or 228.172
161.223 Introduction to Data Mining 15 credits P One of 115.101, 161.100-161.130 R 161.324, 161.326, 161.777
161.250 Data Analysis for Biologists 15 credits P One of 115.101, 161.100 - 161.130 R 161.220
161.321 Sampling and Experimental Design 15 credits P One of 161.2xx R 161.322
161.322 Design and Analysis of Surveys and Experiments 15 credits P One of 161.2xx R 161.775, 161.321 and 161.331
161.323 Multivariate Analysis 15 credits P One of 161.2xx
161.324 Data Mining 15 credits P 161.220 or 161.221 or 161.250 R 161.777, 161.223
161.325 Statistical Methods for Quality Improvement 15 credits P One of 161.200, 161.220, 161.230, 161.240
161.327 Generalised Linear Models 15 credits P 161.221 and one of 160.1xx R 161.726
161.331 Biostatistics 15 credits P 161.220 or 161.221 or 161.250
161.342 Forecasting and Time Series 15 credits P 161.220 or 161.221 or 161.250

Theatre Studies (90 credits)

139.209 Speaking: Theory and Practice 15 credits  
139.220 Theatre for Change 15 credits  
139.223 Creative Processes 15 credits  
139.224 Making Plays for Theatre 15 credits  
139.303 Modern Drama 15 credits  
139.320 Theatre in Production 15 credits  
139.323 Script Writing 15 credits  
139.333 Creativity in the Community 15 credits P Any one of 139.123, 139.104, 139.133, 154.204, or 139.223

Elective courses

Elective courses may be selected from any endorsement schedule and/or from the list below

130.301 Incident Command Systems 15 credits P Any 200-level course or Graduate Status
147.201 Issues in Rehabilitation 15 credits  
147.202 Mental Health Promotion 15 credits P 147.102
147.302 Alcohol and Drug Use 15 credits  
170.201 What is Feminism? 15 credits  
170.202 New Zealand Feminism 15 credits  
175.313 Gender and Violence 15 credits P 175.203
230.210 Tū Rangaranga: Global Encounters 15 credits P 230.110
230.310 Tū Tira Mai: Practising Engagement 15 credits P 230.210
243.201 Intermediate French Language I 15 credits P 243.102 or 164.107 or equivalent R 243.202, 243.301
243.202 Intermediate French Language II 15 credits P 243.201 or 164.101 or 164.200 R 243.301
243.301 Advanced French Language 15 credits P 243.202 or equivalent
243.304 Contemporary French Popular Culture 15 credits P 243.301 or 164.301 R 164.307
243.305 Close Encounters - New Zealand Seen Through French Eyes 15 credits P 243.301
249.284 Introduction to Equity and Inclusion in Education 15 credits  
249.287 Early Intervention 15 credits  

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