1. The Personal Programmes of Study Regulations apply in these regulations.


  1. Candidates for the Diploma must have qualified for admission to the University of Waikato and met any criteria set out in the Criteria for Admission to Particular Qualifications.

Requirements for the Diploma

  1. The normal minimum period of enrolment for completion of the Diploma is one year.
  2. Candidates must enrol in a Division or the Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies and follow an approved programme of study.
  3. Candidates must gain 120 points at 100 level or above, including 75 points at 200 level or above, in the Diploma fields listed in section 8 of these regulations.
  4. Candidates must gain at least 75 points in one field.
  5. Candidates must meet the relevant field requirements, as set out in the appendix to these regulations.
  6. The Diploma fields are1

Arts (Dip(Arts))
Business (Dip(Bus))
Design (Dip(Des))
Education (Dip(Ed))
Environmental Planning (Dip(EnvPlan))
Health, Sport and Human Performance (Dip(HSHP))
Management (Dip(Mgt))
Māori and Indigenous Studies (Dip(M&ISt))
Science (Dip(Sc))
Social Sciences (Dip(SocSc))

  1. The Diploma awarded will be endorsed in the field in which at least 75 points are gained.


  1. The Pro Vice-Chancellor of the relevant Division or the Dean Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.


  1. The subjects and/or papers that comprise each Diploma field are set out in the Undergraduate Diploma and Certificate Fields.



Field Requirements


  1. Candidates must complete STMGT101 Introduction to Management.


  1. Candidates must complete STMGT101 Introduction to Management.