Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences
The Degree of Bachelor of Health Sciences – BHSc
The regulations for this degree are to be read in conjunction with all other relevant statutes and regulations including the Academic Statutes and Regulations.
Duration and Total Points Value
1 A student enrolled for this degree must follow a programme of the equivalent of six full-time semesters and pass courses with a total value of 360 points, unless credit is granted under the Admission Regulations and/or the Credit Regulations.
Structure and Content
2 Of the 360 points required for this degree, a student must pass:
a at least 225 points from the Core Courses listed in the Bachelor of Health Sciences Schedule
b up to 105 points from the Elective Courses listed in the Bachelor of Health Sciences Schedule
c at least 75 points above Stage II
d 30 points from courses offered in either the General Education Open Schedule or the General Education Faculty Schedule approved for this degree or from a combination of these schedules.
3 The programme for each student must be approved by the Programme Coordinator prior to enrolment.
General Education Exemptions
4 a A student is exempted from the requirement to pass courses offered in the General Education Schedules who has:
(i) completed an undergraduate degree at a tertiary institution
(ii) commenced study for this degree at a tertiary institution before 1 January 2006
(iii) been admitted to this degree with credit from another tertiary institution of 240 points or more.
b A student who has been exempted from the requirement to pass courses offered in the General Education Schedules must substitute 30 points from courses available for this degree.
c A student admitted to this degree with credit from another tertiary institution of between 120 and 235 points inclusive must pass:
(i) 15 points from the courses offered in the General Education Schedules
(ii) a further 15 points from other courses available for this degree.
5 Special arrangements apply where this degree is taken as a component degree of an approved conjoint combination. The specific requirements and a complete list of the conjoint degrees available are set out in the Conjoint Degrees section of this Calendar.
6 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme which does not conform to these regulations.
7 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2009. The 2006 regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Health Sciences were thereby repealed.
- 150 points: POPLHLTH 101, 102, 111, 202, 204, 210, 211, HLTHPSYC 122, MEDSCI 142, STATS 101
- at least 15 points from MĀORIHTH 301, POPLHLTH 312, 313
- at least 30 points from POPLHLTH 301-304, 311, ANTHRO 324, SOCSCIPH 300, SOCIOL 333
- a further 30 points from MĀORIHTH 301, POPLHLTH 305-307, 312-314, EDUC 342, 352, GEOG 305, HISTORY 367
Up to 105 points selected from the following courses, with no more than 30 points from the Stage I courses listed.
Stage I: ANTHRO 100, 102, BIOSCI 107, CHEM 110, ECON 101, 111, GEOG 102, HISTORY 102, MĀORI 130, PHIL 102, POLITICS 113, 121, PSYCH 108, 109, SOCIOL 101, 103, WOMEN 100
Stage II: HISTORY 210, MEDSCI 203, PHIL 227, POLITICS 222, POPLHLTH 203, 206-208, 212-214, SOCSCIPH 200
Stage III: ANTHRO 324, EDUC 342, 352, GEOG 305, HISTORY 367, MĀORIHTH 301, POPLHLTH 301-307, 310-315, SOCSCIPH 300, SOCIOL 333
Source: The University of Auckland 2013 Online Calendar
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