Course rules for K5J Graduate Certificate in Protected Area Planning
Faculty: Science, Engineering and Technology
Award Title: Graduate Certificate of Protected Area Planning
Award Abbreviation: GradCertProtAreaPlg
Course Code: K5J
1. Candidates for the Graduate Certificate of Protected Area Planning shall be qualified for entry
if they have qualified for admission to a bachelor degree in any discipline at the University of
Tasmania or hold a degree or other tertiary qualification(s) deemed by the Faculty (or
International Services in the case of international applicants) to be equivalent for this purpose.
2. Candidates for the Graduate Certificate of Protected Area Planning shall complete the course
requirements, as hereinafter prescribed, in not less than one year of part-time study (or its
equivalent)] and not more than three years, from the time of first enrolment.
3. To qualify for the Graduate Certificate of Protected Area Planning, the candidate shall pass a
total of 50% from Schedule A.
4. The units which may be included in a course for the Graduate Certificate of Protected Area
Planning shall, unless otherwise approved by the Dean, be in accordance with Schedule A.
5. Where two or more units of the same name or content are offered within the University, only
one may be counted towards the Graduate Certificate.
6. In every case the candidate's choice of units and the order in which they are taken shall be
subject to approval by the Dean in accordance with the requirements of paragraph 3.
Credit for Previous Studies
7. Passes in subjects or units in other postgraduate courses (completed or otherwise) in this
University or another approved tertiary institution (or other approved professional examining
body) may be credited towards the Graduate Certificate, provided that the Faculty may
specify what more a candidate so credited shall be required to do to qualify for the Graduate
8. The Faculty may from time to time make amendments to the Schedule to these specifications.
9. These specifications shall take effect on 1 January 2015 and shall apply to all candidates for the
Graduate Certificate, including those enrolling for the first time in that year and those
10. The approved abbreviation for the Graduate Certificate of Protected Area Planning shall be