The graduation requirements for a graduate diploma is 120 credits (eight courses) studied predominantly at the level of the final year or a bachelor's degree.
Graduate diplomas can be completed in two semesters of full time study or part-time study with no time limit for completion.
At least 45 credits must be chosen from Schedule B of the Bachelor of Software and Information Technology, and a further 15 credits from either Schedule B or C.
Students must include at least one of COMP 205 or COMP 314. The remaining credits, including no more than 15 credits at 100 level, may be chosen from any bachelor degree courses offered at Lincoln University.
With approval from the relevant Academic Co-ordinator, you may substitute 30 credits at 300 level with appropriate credits at 600 level, or 30 credits at the 300 level with a dissertation (worth 30 credits) at the 600 level.
Your course of study must be approved by the Academic Co-ordinator who will ensure that the combination of courses is relevant and coherent.
The rules on prerequisites for advanced courses would not normally apply to students enrolling in these qualifications. However, the Academic Co-ordinator must be satisfied that you have adequate preparation through previous study or work experience.