1. The Personal Programmes of Study Regulations apply in these regulations.
  2. Candidates would normally have completed the majority of their high school education outside of New Zealand.


  1. Candidates for the International Diploma must have achieved:
    1. the equivalent of New Zealand Year 13 High School,
    2. the equivalent of at least 32 NCEA level 3 credits across three University Entrance approved subjects and the numeracy component of the University Entrance, and
    3. an IELTS score of 5.5 (with no less than 5.0 in any band) or equivalent.

Requirements for the International Diploma

  1. The normal minimum period of enrolment for completion of the International Diploma is three trimesters.
  2. Candidates must enrol in the University of Waikato College and follow an approved programme of study.
  3. Candidates must gain 120 points at 100 level or above.
  4. Candidates must meet the relevant field requirements from one of the fields listed below, as set out in the appendix to these regulations.

Computer Science

  1. The Diploma will be endorsed in the field that the candidate has met the requirements of.


  1. The Head of the University of Waikato College may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.



Candidates must complete 105 points from:

ACCTN101           Accounting for Management
ECONS101           Economics for Business and Management
ENSLA100           English for Professions
FINAN101            Introduction to Finance
MGSYS101          Digital Business and Supply Chain Management
MNGMT101         Character and Intercultural Capabilities in Organisations
MRKTG101          Fundamentals of Successful Marketing
STMGT101          Introduction to Management

Computer Science

Candidates must complete:

COMPX101          Introduction to Programming
COMPX102         Object-Oriented Programming
DATAX111            Statistics for Science
ENSLA100           English for Professions
MATHS135          Discrete Structures
MATHS165          General Mathematics

Students must also complete two of COMPX161, CSMAX175, MATHS168 and MGSYS101.