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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 Knowledge, 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. 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.

12. 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.

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 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.

14. 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.

15. 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 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.

16. 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.

17. 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.

18. 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 English endorsement prior to 1 January 2020 may substitute 139.201 and/or 139.301 for course(s) at the same level included in the List A schedule. These transitional arrangements expire on 31 December 2023.

19. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Study provisions specified in the Part I regulations to the diploma, candidates who commenced study towards the Māori Knowledge endorsement prior to 01 January 2020 may elect to be awarded the alternative specialisation title of Māori Studies on completion. These transition arrangements expire 01 December 2023.

20. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Study provisions specified in the Part I regulations to the diploma, candidates who commenced study towards the Environmental Studies endorsement prior to 01 January 2020 will be permitted to substitute 176.206 for 145.213, if already completed. Such candidates will be permitted to substitute 121.211, 121.311 and/or 145.311 for a course or courses at the same level included in the Subject course schedule. These transition arrangements expire 01 December 2023.

Schedule for the Graduate Diploma in Arts

Endorsements

Asian Studies (90 credits)

No new enrolments

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 Greek Tragedy, Then and Now 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 Starting 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 GDip Maori Devpt; 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 Microeconomic Theory and Applications 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

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

139.202 Romantic Writing: Self and Nature 15 credits

139.211 Shakespeare 15 credits
R 139.301

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

139.303 Modern Drama 15 credits

139.305 Twentieth Century Literature 15 credits

139.306 Writing Shakespeare's England 15 credits
R 139.201

139.307 Territory, Modernity, and Victorian Literature 15 credits

139.352 Postcolonial Literature 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

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

145.213 Resource Conservation and Sustainability 15 credits
R 145.313

176.308 Sociology of the Environment 15 credits

15 credits from

121.210 Environmental Issues 15 credits
R 121.311

134.218 Environmental Philosophy 15 credits
R 134.318

Subject courses

121.310 Environmental Solutions 15 credits
P 121.210 R 121.211

131.321 Strategies for Sustainable Development 15 credits

132.305 Natural Resource Policy and Planning 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

145.203 Geographies of Inequality 15 credits

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

145.222 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 15 credits

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

Māori Knowledge (120 credits)

Compulsory courses (30 credits from)

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

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 Māori 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

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

150.205 Kura Mai Tawhiti: Māori Knowledge 15 credits
P 15 credits at 100-level from the 150 or 300 course prefix series

150.206 Ngā Momo Whakairo: Contemporary Māori Visual Art 15 credits
P 150.106

Mathematics (90 credits)

160.203 Multivariable Calculus 15 credits
P One of 160.101, 160.112, 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 One of 160.102, 160.112, 160.133 or 228.172

160.212 Discrete Mathematics 15 credits
P One of (160.101, 160.102, 160.103, 160.105, 160.111, 160.112, 160.132, 160.133, 228.171 or 228.172) and one of (159.101, 159.171 or 230.112)

160.301 Real and Complex Analysis 15 credits
P 160.203

160.302 Modern Algebra 15 credits
P 160.211 or 160.212

160.314 Combinatorics 15 credits
P 160.212

160.318 Differential Equations II 15 credits
P 160.203 and 160.204

160.319 Mathematical Modelling 15 credits
P 160.204 and one of (160.203, 160.211 or 160.212) and one of (159.101 or 159.171)

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

154.202 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

154.208 Screen Media 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

154.317 Television Drama 15 credits
R 154.201

154.333 Humour and the Media 15 credits
P Any 200-level Media Studies course

New Zealand Studies (90 credits)

No new enrolments

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 15 credits
R 269.274

Subject courses

121.210 Environmental Issues 15 credits
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

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

134.216 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

146.302 Regional Ethnography: Asia 15 credits

146.304 Culture, Biology and Racism 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 161.101, 161.111, 161.120, 161.122 or 161.130 R 161.250

161.221 Applied Linear Models 15 credits
P (One of (161.122 or 161.220 or 233.214) and one of (160.101 or 160.102 or 160.105)) or one of 161.101, 161.120 or 161.130 R 161.251

Subject courses

160.203 Multivariable Calculus 15 credits
P One of 160.101, 160.112, 160.133 or 228.172

160.211 Linear Algebra 15 credits
P One of 160.102, 160.112, 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, 161.101, 161.111, 161.120 or 161.122 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 161.220, 161.221, 161.250 or 161.251 R 161.762

161.324 Data Mining 15 credits
P One of 161.220, 161.221, 161.250 or 161.251 R 161.223, 161.312 and 161.777

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 One of 161.220 or 161.221, 161.250 or 161.251 R 161.306 and 161.778

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, Other Drugs and Addiction 15 credits

170.201 What is 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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