Regulations - Arts


The Degree of Master of Theology – MTheol

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 Theology (Honours) with at least Second Class Honours, First Division, or an equivalent qualification as approved by Senate or its representative

or

b completed the requirements for the Postgraduate Diploma in Theology with at least Merit, or an equivalent qualification as approved by Senate or its representative

and

c approval from the Academic Head or nominee.

Duration and Total Points Value

2 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 – Masters Degrees.

Structure and Content

3 Research Masters

Of the 120 points required for this degree a student must complete a thesis as listed in the Master of Theology Schedule.

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, on the recommendation of the Postgraduate Adviser in Theology.

b The thesis is to be based on original research and the research topic is to be approved by the 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 in accordance with the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

Commencement

8 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2014. The 2006 regulations for the Degree of Master of Theology were thereby repealed.

Master of Theology (MTheol) Schedule

Research Masters

Requirement:

120 points: THEOLOGY 796 Thesis

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