Regulations - Business And Economics


The Degree of Master of Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship – MCE

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:

a (i) completed the requirements for a four year undergraduate or honours degree deemed relevant by Senate or its representative with a B– average or higher in at least 90 points or equivalent in the most advanced courses taken towards this entry qualification

or

(ii) completed the requirements for an undergraduate degree and the requirement for a postgraduate diploma deemed relevant by Senate or its representative with a B– average or higher in at least 90 points or equivalent in the most advanced courses taken towards this entry qualification

or

(iii) completed the requirements for an undergraduate degree deemed relevant by Senate or its representative with a B– average or higher in at least 90 points or equivalent in the most advanced courses taken towards this entry qualification, and evidence of professional experience considered equivalent to the additional advanced study required in a(i) or (ii) above

and

b performed acceptably in any tests of academic aptitude and/or interviews prescribed by Senate or its representative.

2 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve admission of a student who has not met the above requirements, but who has attained an equivalent qualification or professional experience.

3 Admission to this degree is at the discretion of Senate or its representative.

Duration and Total Points Value

4 A student enrolled for this degree must:

a (i) pass courses with a total value of 120 points

and

(ii) complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

b The total enrolment for this degree must not exceed 160 points.

Structure and Content

5 Taught Masters

a A student enrolled for this degree must pass 120 points from courses listed in the Master of Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship Schedule.

b A student must complete Part I with at least a B grade average before commencing Part II.

6 Cross-credits will not be granted towards the award of the Degree of Master of Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship.

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.

8 The programme for each student must be approved by the Programme Director prior to enrolment and, for some students, may include preparatory work as specified by the Director.

9 A student who does not meet the requirements for this degree may apply to reassign courses passed for the Master in Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship to the Postgraduate Certificate in Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship.

Transfer from Postgraduate Certificate in Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship

10 A student who has passed for a Postgraduate Certificate in Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship courses that are available for this degree, who has not yet had the Postgraduate Certificate in Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship awarded and who is eligible to be admitted to this programme under Regulation 1, may reassign those courses to this degree.

Distinction

11 This degree may be awarded with Distinction or Merit as specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

Variations

12 In exceptional circumstance Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme that does not conform to these regulations.

Commencement

13 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2017. The 2012 regulations for the Degree of Master of Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship were thereby repealed.

Master of Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship (MCE) Schedule

Taught Masters

Requirement:

Part I

60 points: COMENT 703, 704, 708

Part II

45 points: COMENT 705

15 points: COMENT 706

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