Faculty of Education
The Degree of Bachelor of Physical Education (Honours) – BPE(Hons)
The regulations for this degree are to be read in conjunction with all other relevant statutes and regulations including the Academic Statutes and Regulations.
1 a In order to be admitted to this programme, a student needs to have completed the courses specified in the first three years of the Bachelor of Physical Education Schedule to a total of 360 points with an average grade of B or higher in courses above Stage I.
b Where the Dean of Faculty of Education approves enrolment for the Degree of Bachelor of Physical Education (Honours) the courses previously passed for the Degree of Bachelor of Physical Education will be reassigned to the Degree of Bachelor of Physical Education (Honours).
c No student on whom the Degree of Bachelor of Physical Education has already been conferred may enrol for this degree.
Duration and Total Points Value
2 A student enrolled for this degree must follow a programme of the equivalent of eight full-time semesters and pass courses with a total value of 480 points, unless credit is granted under the Admission Regulations and/or the Credit Regulations.
Structure and Content
3 Of the 480 points required for this degree, a student must pass:
a 360 points from the Degree of Bachelor of Physical Education Schedule
b 120 points from courses listed in the Bachelor of Physical Education (Honours) Schedule.
4 The programme for each student must be approved by the Dean of Faculty of Education.
5 a The dissertation is to be carried out under the guidance of a supervisor/s appointed by Senate or its representative, on the recommendation of the Dean of Faculty of Education.
b The dissertation topic must be relevant to the field of study and approved by the Dean of Faculty of Education prior to enrolment.
c The dissertation must be completed and submitted as specified in the General Regulations – Bachelors Honours Postgraduate Degrees.
d In exceptional circumstances beyond the student's control, Senate or its representative, acting upon the recommendation of the Head of Department, may approve a limited extension of time, not exceeding two months.
Practical and Professional Requirements
6 a At the discretion of Senate or its representative, a student who does not pass a required Professional Practice course (EDPRAC 702) may be declined permission to re-enrol in this degree.
b Re-enrolment in either EDCURRIC 761 or EDCURRIC 762 after failing in either one of the courses requires the permission of the Dean of Faculty of Education.
c A student must continue to meet the requirements for registration throughout the duration of enrolment in the programme as outlined in the programme handbook.
Termination of Enrolment
7 a If the behaviour of a student in a learning or practice environment is found, after due and fair inquiry, to be offensive, disruptive or likely to give rise to a risk of harm to the welfare of any person, the enrolment of the student in the programme may be terminated by Senate or its representative and any application to re-enrol may likewise be declined.
b A student who is subject to any such inquiry may be suspended by Senate or its representative from lectures, classes, and any practice placement pending the outcome of the inquiry.
c A student whose enrolment is terminated under Regulation 7a may appeal that decision through the Council or its duly appointed delegate.
Award of Honours
8 This degree may be awarded only where a student's overall grade for the Degree of Bachelor of Physical Education (Honours), is sufficiently high to deserve Honours.
Withdrawal from Honours
9 A student whose work does not satisfy the standard specified in Regulation 8, or who at any time chooses to withdraw from this programme, may apply to reassign courses passed for, or credited to, the Bachelor of Physical Education (Honours) to the degree of Bachelor of Physical Education.
10 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme which does not conform to these regulations.
11 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2012.
- 30 points from EDUC 702, 774, 787, EDPROFST 754, 756
- 30 points: EDPROFST 790
- 30 points: EDPRAC 702
- 30 points from EDCURRIC 761, 762
Source: The University of Auckland 2013 Online Calendar
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