GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN COMMERCE
The Graduate Diploma in Commerce is offered for those who, after completing a first degree from any recognised university, wish to further their studies in Accounting, Economics, Management or Marketing.
REGULATIONS FOR THE GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN COMMERCE (2013)
1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
1.1 An applicant shall be eligible to be admitted to the Graduate Diploma in Commerce if that applicant has:
a) completed the requirements for a Bachelor's degree from a recognised university, or
b) a qualification and/or a level of competency acceptable to the Dean as equivalent to 1.1a. A student may only be admitted to a Graduate Diploma in Commerce in a discipline that is different from the major(s) and minor(s) of their undergraduate degree(s).
2. MODE OF STUDY
Full-time or part-time (day and evening classes).
Not less than two semesters full-time, four semesters part-time.
4. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
4.1 A student who has not passed HSA001 or HSA002 must pass HSA111 or HSA112 or HSA154 or HSA155 in order to graduate.
4.2 Unless credit is granted under the Statute on Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit, this programme consists of eight courses (or nine in Accounting) in one of the following specialisations:
HAC111, HAC112; HAC211, HAC212; HAC311, HAC312, HAC313, HAC314, HAC315.
HEC101, HEC102; HEC201, HEC202, plus four of HEC301, HEC305, HEC307, HEC308, HEC309.
HMG161, HMG162; HMG202, HMG204, plus one of HMG203, HMG205; plus
three of HMG361, HMG362, , HMG364, HMG365, HMG366.
d) Marketing HMK101, HMK105; HMK201, HMK203 HMK208; plus three of HMK301, HMK302, HMK303, , HMK306, HMK307
4.3 The maximum number of courses that may be credited towards a Graduate Diploma in Commerce is two. A student who has passed, in prior qualification(s), more than two courses towards their Graduate Diploma specialisation must substitute other courses at the same level approved by the Dean or Dean's nominee.
5. PROGRAMME LOAD
For full-time students four courses per semester, part-time students two courses per semester. An underload or an overload has to be approved and signed for on the Enrolment form by the Dean or the Dean’s nominee.
6. PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS
To be awarded a Graduate Diploma in Commerce a student must pass the eight courses (or nine for Accounting) specified in 4.2 above.
7. These regulations are effective from 1 January, 2013.