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 must have:

a completed the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Global Studies from this University 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 5.0 or higher in 45 points above Stage II in that subject, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

and

c passed the specified prerequisite courses as listed in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Schedule for the intended subject, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative.

2 A student who has not completed all the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Global Studies 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 5.0 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 Degree of Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Global Studies must be passed within the first semester of enrolment for the Bachelor of Arts (Honours). The Degree of Bachelor of Arts (Honours) will not be awarded until the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Global Studies have been completed.

Notes:

(i) This programme includes some subjects that are limited entry as per the Limitation of Entry Statute 1991 and selection criteria apply. Selection criteria are available from the Faculty of Arts.

(ii) 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 / Research Essay / Research Project

8 a The dissertation or research essay or research project is to be carried out under the guidance of a supervisor appointed by Senate or its representative.

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

c The dissertation or research essay or research project 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 This degree may be awarded with Honours as specified in the General Regulations – Bachelors Honours Postgraduate Degrees.

Reassignment

11 A student may apply to reassign courses passed from this programme to the Graduate Diploma in Arts or the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts.

Amendment

12 These regulations and/or schedule have been amended with effect from 1 January 2021.

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

Subjects available:


Anthropology

Prerequisite: A major in Anthropology or Anthropological Science, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

30 points from ANTHRO 700, 718, 719, 727, 733, 744, 753, 760, 761, 762, 763

a further 60 points from ANTHRO 700–763

30 points from ANTHRO 780 Research Project or ANTHRO 782 Research Essay


Art History

Prerequisite: A major in Art History, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

90 points from ARTHIST 700–738, 793, MUSEUMS 700, 702, 704, 705, 750

30 points: ARTHIST 790 Research Project


Asian Studies

Prerequisite: A major in Chinese, Japanese or Korean, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee, or a major in Asian Studies or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee with relevant language skills approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

30 points: ASIAN 702

at least 30 points from ASIAN 708–759, CHINESE 724–742, COMPLIT 703, 705, HISTORY 707, 737, JAPANESE 702–748, POLITICS 751

up to 60 points of postgraduate level study from an approved exchange with an overseas institution

30 points: ASIAN 758 Research Essay or 780 ASIAN Research Project


Chinese

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

Requirement:

90 points from ASIAN 702, 752–759, CHINESE 724–778, TRANSLAT 716

30 points: CHINESE 780 Research Project or CHINESE 782 Research Essay


Classical Studies and Ancient History

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 the equivalent approved by the Academic Head or nominee. Students must have passed 15 points from ANCIENT 220, GREEK 101, LATIN 101, or the equivalent approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

15 points from ANCIENT 727–729, 739–745

60 points from ANCIENT 719, 749–751, 756

45 points: ANCIENT 792 Dissertation


Criminology

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

Requirement:

30 points: CRIM 700

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

30 points: CRIM 780 Research Project


Development Studies

Prerequisite: A major in one of the subjects listed below, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Subjects: Anthropology, Chinese, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Environmental Management, Geography, Indigenous Studies, Māori Studies, Pacific Studies, Politics and International Relations, Sociology

Requirement:

60 points: DEVELOP 701, 709, 710, 712

30 points from ANTHRO 753, 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, 710, 724, 731, 750, 751, SOCIOL 700, 713, 718, 732, 735

30 points: DEVELOP 780 Research Project


Drama

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

Requirement:

90 points from DRAMA 708, 710, 711, 716, 718–722, 724–726, 730, EDUC 737, 756, ENGLISH 703, 706, 709, 711

30 points: DRAMA 790 Research Project or ENGLISH 781 Research Project


Economics

Prerequisite: A major in Economics, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee including ECON 301, 311, 321 or equivalent courses 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 Research Essay


Education

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

Requirement:

90 points from EDPROFM 700, 702, EDPROFST 754, EDUC 700–787, 791

30 points: EDUC 790 Research Project


Employment Relations and Organisation Studies

Prerequisite: A major in Employment Relations and Organisation Studies, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

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 Research Essay


English

Prerequisite: A major in English or Writing Studies, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

90 points from DRAMA 708, ENGLISH 700–779, 782–787

30 points: ENGLISH 780 Research Essay or ENGLISH 781 Research Project


French

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

Requirement:

90 points from FRENCH 701, 705–778

30 points: FRENCH 790 Research Project


Gender Studies

Prerequisite: A major in Gender Studies, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

30 points: GENDER 700

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

30 points: GENDER 780 Research Project

or

30 points: GENDER 700

45 points from DEVELOP 702, DRAMA 708, EDUC 714, ENGLISH 702, 709, 731, FRENCH 729, GENDER 701–706, HISTORY 706, 707, 725, 736, MEDIA 711, POLITICS 724, 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, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

15 points: GEOG 701

75 points from EARTHSCI 705, 713, 732, ENVMGT 741–762, ENVSCI 704, 713, 737, 738, GEOG 712–779

30 points: GEOG 789 Research Project


German

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

Requirement:

at least 60 points from GERMAN 703–778

up to 30 points from COMPLIT 705, 709, LANGTCHG 710, 716, 739, 740, 746, 751, 752, 757, 761, 762, 764, 765, LINGUIST 709, 720, 722, 724, 736, TRANSLAT 713, 719

30 points: GERMAN 780 Research Project


Greek

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

Requirement:

45 points: GREEK 707, 714

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

45 points: GREEK 792 Dissertation


History

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

Requirement:

30 points: HISTORY 737

60 points from HISTORY 700–761

30 points: HISTORY 780 Research Project


Italian

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

Requirement:

90 points from COMPLIT 705, ITALIAN 700–778

30 points: ITALIAN 780 Research Project or ITALIAN 782 Research Essay


Japanese

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

Requirement:

at least 90 points from ASIAN 702, 752–759, HISTORY 707, JAPANESE 702–748, TRANSLAT 718

up to 60 points of postgraduate level study from an approved exchange with an overseas institution

30 points: JAPANESE 780 Research Project or JAPANESE 782 Research Essay


Languages and Literature

Prerequisite: A major in one of the subjects listed below, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee and at least 90 points in another of the subjects listed below including a Stage III language acquisition course or equivalent language competence approved by the Academic Head or nominee

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

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


Latin

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

Requirement:

45 points: LATIN 707, 714

30 points from LATIN 709, ANCIENT 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 Research Project


Logic and Computation

Prerequisite: A major in Logic and Computation, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

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 Research Project


Māori Studies

Prerequisite: A major in Māori Studies, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

either

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

45 points: MĀORI 785 Dissertation

or

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

30 points: MĀORI 790 Research Project


Mathematics

Prerequisite: A major in Mathematics, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee including either MATHS 332 and MATHS 320 or 328, or MATHS 340, 361, 363 or equivalent courses approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

either

90 points from 700 level Mathematics courses

30 points: MATHS 776 Research Project

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 Research Project


Media and Communication

Prerequisite: A major/specialisation in Communication or Media, Film and Television, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

90 points from COMMS 700–713, MEDIA 704–746

30 points: MEDIA 781 Research Project


Museums and Cultural Heritage

Prerequisite: A major in Anthropology, Art History, History, Māori Studies, Museums and Cultural Heritage or Sociology, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

45 points: MUSEUMS 702, 704

45 points from ANTHRO 704, 708, 742, 756, ARTHIST 700, 703, 706, 719, 730, 731, 732, 734, ENGLISH 718, HISTORY 705, 712, MĀORI 741, MUSEUMS 700, 701, 705, 706, 750, 751, 760, 761, SOCIOL 732

30 points: MUSEUMS 780 Research Project


Music

Prerequisite: A major in Music, or its equivalent approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

90 points from ANTHRO 727, 728, 733, 753, MUS 742–768

30 points: ANTHRO 780 Research Project or MUS 790 Research Project


Pacific Studies

Prerequisite: A major in Pacific Studies, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

60 points: PACIFIC 700, 714

30 points from ARTHIST 730, 732, DEVELOP 702, EDUC 710, 712, ENGLISH 700, GEOG 715, HISTORY 712, INDIGEN 711, 712, MĀORI 700, MUSEUMS 705, PACIFIC 701–715

30 points: PACIFIC 785 Research Project


Philosophy

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

Requirement:

90 points from PHIL 701, 720–759, 765, 768–773

30 points: PHIL 782 Research Project


Politics and International Relations

Prerequisite: A major in Politics and International Relations, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

90 points from POLICY 701, 702, 742, POLITICS 700–724, 731–777

30 points: POLITICS 780 Research Project


Psychology

Prerequisite: A major in Psychology, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee including PSYCH 306 or an equivalent course approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

either

15 points: PSYCH 779

75 points from INDIGEN 712, PSYCH 700–770, 775–778

30 points: PSYCH 780 Research Project

or

Preparatory Clinical Psychology

15 points: PSYCH 779

60 points: PSYCH 708, 718, 723

15 points from PSYCH 700–770, 775–778

30 points: PSYCH 780 Research Project


Screen Production

Prerequisite: A major in Screen Production, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

30 points: SCREEN 701

60 points from SCREEN 700, 702–715

30 points: MEDIA 781 Research Project


Sociology

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

Requirement:

60 points from GENDER 700, SOCIOL 700–713, 728–748

30 points: SOCIOL 718

30 points: SOCIOL 790 Research Project


Spanish

Prerequisite: A major in Spanish, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee including at least two non-language acquisition courses, one of which must be at Stage III or equivalent courses approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

90 points from SPANISH 700–725, 728–778

30 points: SPANISH 782 Research Project


Statistics

Prerequisite: A major in Statistics, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee including STATS 210 or 225, or an equivalent course approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

90 points from STATS 701–703, 705, 708–780, 782–787

30 points: STATS 781 Research Project

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