Regulations - Arts


The Degree of Master of Indigenous Studies – MIndigSt

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 Bachelors Honours degree or Postgraduate Diploma, 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 5.0 or higher 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 student enrolled for this degree must complete the requirements as listed in the Master of Indigenous Studies Schedule.

6 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 Indigenous Studies cannot continue.

7 A student who has to complete 180 points for this degree 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 Indigenous Studies cannot continue.

8 Where a student has previously passed courses equivalent to any of the required courses, a 700 level course approved by the Coordinator for this degree must be substituted.

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

10 The programme for each student requires the approval of the Coordinator for the Master of Indigenous Studies.

11 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.

Honours

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

Dissertation

13 a The dissertation 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 is to be completed and submitted in accordance with the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

Reassignment

14 A student may apply to reassign courses passed for the Master of Indigenous Studies to the Postgraduate Diploma in Indigenous Studies.

Variations

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

Commencement

16 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2017. The 2016 regulations for the Degree of Master of Indigenous Studies were thereby repealed.

Master of Indigenous Studies (MIndigSt) Schedule

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

Taught Masters

Requirement:

45 points: INDIGEN 700, 710

30 points from ARTHIST 730, 732, DEVELOP 710, EDUC 710, 731, 734, 787, ENVMGT 746, GEOG 712, 715, 748, INDIGEN 701, 702, 711, 712, LAWPUBL 746, 749, MĀORI 732, 734, 743, MAORIHTH 710, MUSEUMS 702, 705, PACIFIC 700, 705, 712, POLITICS 724, 750, SOCIOL 713, 736, 746, SPANISH 735

45 points: INDIGEN 792 Dissertation

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

Taught Masters

Requirement:

75 points: INDIGEN 700, 710, MĀORI 732

at least 60 points from ARTHIST 730, 732, DEVELOP 710, EDUC 710, 731, 734, 787, ENVMGT 746, GEOG 712, 715, 748, INDIGEN 701, 702, 711, 712, LAWPUBL 746, 749, MĀORI 734, 743, MAORIHTH 710, MUSEUMS 702, 705, PACIFIC 700, 705, 712, POLITICS 724, 750, SOCIOL 713, 736, 746, SPANISH 735

45 points: INDIGEN 792 Dissertation

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