Regulations - Arts


The Degree of Master of Literature – MLitt

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 Masters degree with First or Second Class Honours

or

b in exceptional cases, completed the requirements for one of the other preliminary qualifications that would be required for enrolment for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy

and

c the approval of the relevant Academic Head or nominee.

Duration and Total Points Value

2 A student enrolled for this degree must:

a pass a thesis with a total value of 120 points

and

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

Structure and Content

3 Research Masters

A student enrolled for this degree must complete a 120 point thesis, based on original research in one of the subjects available in Arts or Theology.

4 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

5 a The thesis is to be carried out under the guidance of a supervisor appointed by Senate or its representative.

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

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

Variations

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

Honours

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

Reassignment of Thesis

8 A thesis rejected for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy may not be submitted for this degree.

Commencement

9 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2006. The 1996 regulations for the Degree of Master of Literature were thereby repealed.

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