Regulations - Arts


The Degree of Master of Conflict and Terrorism Studies – MCTS

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:

either

a completed the requirements for a Bachelor of Arts (Honours), or an equivalent qualification approved by Senate or its representative, in a relevant subject with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher

or

b completed the requirements for a Bachelors degree, or an equivalent qualification approved by Senate or its representative, in a relevant subject with a Grade Point Average of at least 5.0 in 45 points above Stage II.

2 Admission to this programme requires Academic Head or nominee approval.

Duration and Total Points Value

3 A student admitted to this degree under Regulation 1a must:

a pass courses with a total value of 120 points

and

b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees

and

c not exceed 160 points in the total enrolment for this degree.

4 A student admitted to this degree under Regulation 1b must:

a pass courses with a total value of 180 points

and

b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees

and

c not exceed 220 points in the total enrolment for this degree.

Structure and Content

5 a A student enrolled for this degree must complete the requirements as listed in the Master of Conflict and Terrorism Studies Schedule.

Taught Masters

b A student who has to complete 120 points must achieve a Grade Point Average of 4.0 or higher in the first 30 points of taught courses taken for this degree. If this Grade Point Average is not achieved, enrolment in the Master of Conflict and Terrorism Studies cannot continue.

c A student who has to complete 180 points must achieve a Grade Point Average of 4.0 or higher in the first 45 points of taught courses taken for this degree. If this Grade Point Average is not achieved, enrolment in the Master of Conflict and Terrorism Studies cannot continue.

6 a Where a student has previously passed courses equivalent to any of the required courses for this degree, a 700 level course approved by the Academic Head or nominee must be substituted.

b Enrolment in any elective course is subject to the approval of the relevant Academic Head or nominee.

c The programme for each student requires the approval of the Academic Head or nominee for this degree.

7 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.

Thesis / Dissertation

8 a A thesis or dissertation is to be carried out under the guidance of a supervisor appointed by Senate or its representative.

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

c The thesis or dissertation is to be completed and submitted in accordance with the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

Reassignment

9 A student may apply to reassign courses passed for the Master of Conflict and Terrorism Studies to the Postgraduate Diploma in Conflict and Terrorism Studies.

Honours

10 This degree may be awarded with Honours as specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

Variations

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

Commencement

12 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2017.

Master of Conflict and Terrorism Studies (MCTS) Schedule

A student who has to complete 120 points must satisfy the following requirements:

Requirement:

Research Masters

30 points from POLITICS 700, 701, 708, 709, 773

90 points: POLITICS 794 Thesis

Taught Masters

45 points: POLITICS 700, 701, 708, 709, 773

30 points from ANTHRO 743, CRIM 710, DEVELOP 710, 713, 717, EDUC 766, HISTORY 713, MEDIA 744, POLITICS 702, 707, 724, 731, 740, 750, 751, 769, 771, 776, SOCIOL 713, or other approved 700 level courses offered at this University

45 points: POLITICS 792 Dissertation

or

45 points: POLITICS 700, 701, 708, 709, 773

15 points from ANTHRO 743, CRIM 710, DEVELOP 710, 713, 717, EDUC 766, HISTORY 713, MEDIA 744, POLITICS 702, 707, 724, 731, 740, 750, 751, 769, 771, 776, SOCIOL 713, or other approved 700 level courses offered at this University

60 points: POLITICS 793 Dissertation

A student who has to complete 180 points must satisfy the following requirements:

Taught Masters

Requirement:

45 points: POLITICS 700, 701, 708, 709, 773

90 points from ANTHRO 743, CRIM 710, DEVELOP 710, 713, 717, EDUC 766, HISTORY 713, MEDIA 744, POLITICS 702, 707, 724, 731, 740, 750, 751, 769, 771, 776, SOCIOL 713, up to 30 points from other approved 700 level courses offered at this University

45 points: POLITICS 792 Dissertation

or

45 points: POLITICS 700, 701, 708, 709, 773

75 points from ANTHRO 743, CRIM 710, DEVELOP 710, 713, 717, EDUC 766, HISTORY 713, MEDIA 744, POLITICS 700, 702, 707, 724, 731, 740, 750, 751, 769, 771, 776, SOCIOL 713, up to 30 points from other approved 700 level courses offered at this University

60 points: POLITICS 793 Dissertation

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