i. This Diploma is only available in those Subjects named for this purpose in the Undergraduate Modular Handbook.
To obtain a Graduate Diploma a student must pass within six semesters at least eight acceptable module credits.
ii. To obtain a Distinction a student must achieve an average of 70% or more over the best eight acceptable module credits passed.
To obtain a Merit a student must achieve an average of 60% or more but below 70% over the best eight acceptable module credits passed.
In addition, where a student has achieved an average of between 59% and 60% or between 68% and 70% and achieved 4 acceptable credits at a higher grade over those semesters in which the last 8 graded acceptable credits occur, then the next higher classification will be awarded.
iii. Candidates for the Diploma may not simultaneously register for another University award.
iv. This award carries 120 credits which must all be at level 5 and above including at least 90 at level 6.