Regulations - Arts


The Degree of Bachelor of Arts (Honours) – BA(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.

Admission

1 In order to be admitted to this programme, a student needs to have:

a completed the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts from the University of Auckland or an equivalent qualification as approved by Senate or its representative

and

b passed the specified prerequisite courses for one of the subjects listed in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Schedule with a Grade Point Average of 5 or higher in 45 points above Stage II in that subject

and

c passed the specified prerequisite courses as listed in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Schedule for the intended subject.

2 A student who has not completed all the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts but who has:

a passed courses with a total value of at least 345 points for that degree

and

b achieved a Grade Point Average of 5 or higher in 45 points above Stage II in the subject intended for the Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

and

c passed the specified prerequisite courses as listed in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Schedule for the intended subject

may, with the approval of the relevant Academic Head or nominee, enrol for this degree. The remaining courses for the Bachelor of Arts degree must be passed within the first semester of enrolment for the Bachelor of Arts (Honours). The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree will not be awarded until the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts have been completed.

Note: Applicants to Preparatory Clinical Psychology must be able to demonstrate professional attributes suitable for becoming a clinical psychologist. A written supplementary application, personal references and an interview will normally be required.

Duration and Total Points Value

3 A student enrolled for this degree must:

a pass courses with a total value of 120 points

and

b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Bachelors Honours Postgraduate Degrees.

4 The total enrolment for this degree must not exceed 160 points.

Structure and Content

5 Of the 120 points required for this degree, a student must pass:

a at least 120 points in one of the subjects listed in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Schedule

or

b (i) at least 90 points in one of the subjects listed in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Schedule

and

(ii) up to 30 points may be taken from other subjects listed in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Schedule, or from other 700 level courses offered at this University. The approval of all Academic Heads or nominees concerned is required.

6 A student admitted to this programme must complete the University of Auckland Academic Integrity Course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar.

7 The programme for each student requires the approval of the relevant Academic Head or nominee and the Dean of Faculty of Arts.

Dissertation

8 a A dissertation, when included in the programme, is to be carried out under the guidance of a supervisor appointed by Senate or its representative.

b The dissertation topic must be approved by the relevant Academic Head or nominee prior to enrolment.

c The dissertation must be completed and submitted as specified in the General Regulations – Bachelors Honours Postgraduate Degrees.

Variations

9 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme which does not conform to these regulations.

Honours

10 a This degree may be awarded only where a student’s overall grade for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts (Honours) is sufficiently high to deserve Honours.

b Should a student fail to qualify for the award of the Degree of Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Senate or its representative may approve the reassignment of points towards the Graduate Diploma in Arts or the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts.

11 Where the standard specified in Regulation 10a is achieved, Honours will be awarded as specified in the General Regulations – Bachelors Honours Postgraduate Degrees.

Withdrawal

12 A student may withdraw from enrolment for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and apply to have points reassigned to the Graduate Diploma in Arts or the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts.

Commencement

13 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2006. The 1999 regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts (Honours) were thereby repealed.

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (BA(Hons)) Schedule

Subjects available for this degree are:


Ancient History

From 1 January 2019 Ancient History has been renamed as Classical Studies and Ancient History,


Anthropology

Prerequisite: A major in Anthropology or Anthropological Science

Requirement:

30 points from ANTHRO 700, 718, 719, 726, 727, 733, 744, 753, 760, 761

a further 60 points from ANTHRO 700–759

30 points from ANTHRO 780 Dissertation or 782 Research Project


Art History

Prerequisite: A major in Art History

Requirement:

90 points from ARTHIST 701–737, 793, MUSEUMS 700, 704, 705, 750

30 points: ARTHIST 790 Dissertation or ARTHIST 794 Research Project


Asian Studies

Prerequisite: A major in Chinese, Japanese or Korean, and at least 45 points at Stage II or above in courses from the BA schedule for Asian Studies or a major in Asian Studies with relevant language skills as approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

45 points: ASIAN 700, 701

45 points from ASIAN 708–759, CHINESE 724–742, COMPLIT 703, 705, HISTORY 707, 720, 737, JAPANESE 704–748, POLITICS 751

30 points from ASIAN 758, 780 Dissertation


Chinese

Prerequisite: A major in Chinese or approval of Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

90 points from ASIAN 700, 701, 752–759, CHINESE 724–742

30 points from CHINESE 780, 782


Classical Studies and Ancient History

Subject to CUAP approval

Prerequisite: A major in Ancient History, Classical Studies, Classical Studies and Ancient History, or a major in Greek or Latin including 90 points in Ancient History or Classical Studies, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee. Students must have passed 15 points from ANCHIST 310, 340, GREEK 101, LATIN 101, or equivalent approved by the Academic Head or nominee.

Requirement:

15 points from ANCHIST 727–729, 739, 741

60 points from ANCHIST 719, 749–751, 756

45 points: ANCHIST 792 Dissertation


Criminology

Prerequisite: A major in Criminology or approval of the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

30 points: CRIM 700

90 points from CRIM 701–710, 780, SOCIOL 703, 713, 740, 742, 747


Development Studies

Prerequisite: A major in one of the subjects available for the BA(Hons) in Development Studies or approval of the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

60 points: DEVELOP 701, 709, 710, 712

30 points from ANTHRO 753, 754, CHINESE 727, DEVELOP 702–706, 713–717, ECON 771, EDUC 705, 710, 766, ENVMGT 744, 746, GEOG 714, 715, INDIGEN 711, 712, MĀORI 732, 743, PACIFIC 700, POLITICS 707, 724, 729, 750, 751, 754, 763, SOCIOL 700, 713, 718, 732, 735

30 points: DEVELOP 780 Dissertation


Drama

Prerequisite: A Bachelors degree containing advanced level courses in Drama or Theatre

Requirement:

120 points, including:

at least 75 points from DRAMA 701, 705, 708, 710–713, 716, 718, 719, 721, 722, 724, 725, 726, 727, EDUC 756, ENGLISH 703, 706, 709, 711, 759

at least 30 points from DRAMA 709, 720, 723, 730, 790, ENGLISH 781


Economics

Prerequisite: A major in Economics including a pass in each of ECON 301, 311, 321, or equivalent courses as approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

30 points: ECON 701 and 711

15 points from ECON 721, 723, 726

45 points from ECON 702–784

30 points: ECON 788 Dissertation


Education

Prerequisite: A major in Education

Requirement:

90 points from EDPROFST 754, EDUC 700–787, 791

30 points: EDUC 790 Dissertation


Employment Relations and Organisation Studies

Prerequisite: A major in Employment Relations and Organisation Studies or equivalent

Requirement:

15 points: BUSINESS 710

60 points from GLMI 705–708

15 points from BUSINESS 704, 705, 711, 712, GLMI 709–712, 750, 751

30 points: GLMI 780 Dissertation


English

Prerequisite: A major in English, or a major in Writing Studies as approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

30 points from ENGLISH 780, 781

90 points from DRAMA 708, ENGLISH 700–787


French

Prerequisite: A major in French

Requirement:

90 points from FRENCH 701–778

30 points: FRENCH 790 Dissertation


Gender Studies

Prerequisite: A major in Women’s Studies or Gender Studies, or approval of the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

30 points: GENDER 700

60 points from DEVELOP 702, 705, DRAMA 708, EDUC 714, ENGLISH 702, 731, 759, FRENCH 729, GENDER 701–706, HISTORY 706, 707, 725, 736, MEDIA 709, 711, POLITICS 707, 724, 729, POPLHLTH 769, PSYCH 755, SOCCHFAM 700, SOCHLTH 756, SOCIOL 728, 735, SPANISH 722, 738

30 points: GENDER 780 Dissertation

or

30 points: GENDER 700

45 points from DEVELOP 702, 705, DRAMA 708, EDUC 714, ENGLISH 702, 731, 759, FRENCH 729, GENDER 701–706, HISTORY 706, 707, 725, 736, MEDIA 709, 711, POLITICS 707, 724, 729, POPLHLTH 769, PSYCH 755, SOCCHFAM 700, SOCHLTH 756, SOCIOL 728, 735, SPANISH 722, 738

45 points GENDER 785 Dissertation


Geography

Prerequisite: A major in Geography

Requirement:

15 points: GEOG 701

75 points from EARTHSCI 705, 713, 732, ENVMGT 741–746, ENVSCI 704, 713, 737, 738, GEOG 711–779

30 points: GEOG 789 Dissertation


German

Prerequisite: A major in German

Requirement:

at least 60 points from GERMAN 702–778

up to 15 points from COMPLIT 701–778

30 points: GERMAN 780 Dissertation


Greek

Prerequisite: A major in Greek

Requirement:

45 points: GREEK 707, 714

30 points from ANCHIST 719, 749–751, 756, GREEK 709

45 points: GREEK 792 Dissertation


History

Prerequisite: A major in History

Requirement:

30 points: HISTORY 737

60 points from HISTORY 700–761

30 points: HISTORY 780 Dissertation


Italian

Prerequisite: A major in Italian

Requirement:

30 points: ITALIAN 700

60 points from COMPLIT 705, ITALIAN 702–778

30 points from ITALIAN 780 Dissertation or ITALIAN 782 Research Essays


Japanese

Prerequisite: A major in Japanese or approval of the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

90 points from ASIAN 700, 701, 752–759, HISTORY 707, JAPANESE 704–748

30 points from JAPANESE 780, 782


Languages and Literature

Prerequisite: A major in one of the subjects listed below, and at least 90 points in another of these including a Stage III language acquisition course (or equivalent language competence)

Requirement:

at least 60 points from 700 level courses, including research essays or projects, in one of the subjects available

at least 30 points from 700 level courses, including research essays or projects, in another of the subjects available or Comparative Literature

at least 30 points from appropriate 700 level language competence courses, in a language other than the first language taken for this degree

Research essays to the value of at least 30 points must be included in the programme

Subjects available: Chinese, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Māori Studies, Spanish


Latin

Prerequisite: A major in Latin

Requirement:

45 points: LATIN 707, 714

30 points from LATIN 709, ANCHIST 719, 749–751, 756

45 points: LATIN 792 Dissertation


Linguistics

Prerequisite: A major in Linguistics or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

90 points from LINGUIST 700–743

30 points: LINGUIST 790 Dissertation


Logic and Computation

Prerequisite: A major in Logic and Computation

Requirement:

15 points from COMPSCI 720, 750, 760, 767

15 points from PHIL 736–738

a further 60 points from COMPSCI 720, 750, 760, 767, LINGUIST 721, 724, LOGICOMP 701–705, MATHS 713, 715, PHIL 736–738

30 points: LOGICOMP 782 Dissertation


Māori Studies

Prerequisite: A major in Māori Studies or approval of the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

either

75 points from ARTHIST 730, 736, INDIGEN 711, 712, MĀORI 700–750

45 points: MĀORI 785 Dissertation

or

90 points from ARTHIST 730, 736, INDIGEN 711, 712, MĀORI 700–750

30 points: MĀORI 790 Dissertation


Mathematics

Prerequisite: A BA major in Mathematics including either (a) MATHS 332 and either MATHS 320 or 328, or (b) MATHS 340, 361 and 363

Requirement:

either

90 points from 700 level Mathematics courses

30 points: MATHS 776 Dissertation

or

at least 45 points from 700 level Mathematics courses

up to 45 points, subject to approval by the Academic Head, from 700 level courses in a related subject

30 points: MATHS 776 Dissertation


Media, Film and Television

Prerequisite: A major in Film, Television and Media Studies, or Media, Film and Television

Requirement:

90 points from MEDIA 704–745, SCREEN 713

30 points: MEDIA 781 Project


Museums and Cultural Heritage

Prerequisite: A major in one of Anthropology, Art History, History, Māori Studies, Museums and Cultural Heritage or Sociology or, in exceptional cases, such other subject as approved by the Coordinator of the Programme in Museums and Cultural Heritage

Requirement:

at least 30 points from MUSEUMS 704, ARTHIST 718

up to 60 points from ANTHRO 704, 708, 742, 756, ARTHIST 703, 706, 718, 719, 730, 731, 732, 734, 736, ENGLISH 718, HISTORY 705, MĀORI 741, MUSEUMS 700, 701, 702, 705, 706, 750, 751, 760, 761, SOCIOL 732

30 points: MUSEUMS 780 Dissertation


Music

Prerequisite: A major in Music

Requirement:

30 points from ANTHRO 727, 733, MUS 701, 740, 741, 742

90 points from ANTHRO 727, 728, 733, 753, 780, MUS 740–761, 790


Pacific Studies

Prerequisite: A major in one of Pacific Studies, Anthropology, Art History, Dance, Education, English, Gender Studies, Geography, History, Language Teaching, Linguistics, Māori Studies, Music, Sociology, Translation Studies, or a related subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

45 points: PACIFIC 700, 702

45 points from PACIFIC 701, 704–712, 781, 785, ARTHIST 730, 732, EDUC 710, 712, ENGLISH 700, GEOG 715, INDIGEN 711, 712, MĀORI 700, 710, 711

30 points: PACIFIC 785 Dissertation


Philosophy

Prerequisite: A major in Philosophy

Requirement:

90 points from PHIL 701, 720–766, 768–773

30 points: PHIL 782 Dissertation


Politics and International Relations

Prerequisite: A major in Political Studies

Requirement:

30 points from POLITICS 737, 769, 780

a further 90 points from POLICY 701, 702, POLITICS 700– 729, 733–777


Psychology

Prerequisite: A major in Psychology including PSYCH 306

Requirement:

either

15 points: PSYCH 779

75 points from PSYCH 700–762

30 points: PSYCH 780 Dissertation

or

Preparatory Clinical Psychology

15 points: PSYCH 779

60 points: PSYCH 708, 718, 723

15 points from PSYCH 700–762

30 points: PSYCH 780 Dissertation


Screen Production

Prerequisite: A major in Film, Television and Media Studies or Media, Film and Television or a related subject, or approval of the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

30 points: SCREEN 701

30 points: SCREEN 700, or 702 and 705

60 points from SCREEN 709–715


Sociology

Prerequisite: A major in Sociology

Requirement:

90 points from SOCIOL 700–748

30 points from SOCIOL 701, 718, 739, 790


Spanish

Prerequisite: A major in Spanish including at least two non-language acquisition courses, one of which must be at Stage III

Requirement:

90 points from SPANISH 700–725, 729–778

30 points: SPANISH 782 Dissertation or SPANISH 728 Research Essays


Statistics

Prerequisite: A major in Statistics including STATS 210 or 225, and at least 90 points above Stage II

Requirement:

90 points from BIOINF 704, STATS 701–703, 705, 708–787

30 points: STATS 781 Project


Translation Studies

It is not possible to take a BA(Hons) in Translation Studies only. However, TRANSLAT 702 and 703 may be taken, with the permission of the relevant Academic Head or nominee, as part of a BA(Hons) in a language subject.

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