Regulations - Business And Economics


The Degree of Master of Property – MProp

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 (i) completed the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Property

and

(ii) passed the courses taken for Part III of that degree with an average grade of B or higher

or

b (i) completed the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Property (Honours)

and

(ii) achieved an average grade of B or higher

or

c (i) completed the requirements for the Postgraduate Diploma in Property

and

(ii) achieved an average grade of B or higher

or

d completed the requirements for any other appropriate Bachelors degree or equivalent qualification as approved by Senate or its representative, provided that the average grade in the final year of study was equivalent to B or higher.

2 A student who has not completed all the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Property but who has:

a passed courses with a total value of at least 330 points for that degree

and

b achieved an average grade of B or higher in at least 75 points for Part III

may, with the approval of the Head of Department of Property, enrol for this degree. The remaining courses for the Degree of Bachelor of Property must be passed within 12 months of initial enrolment for the Master of Property. The Degree of Master of Property will not be awarded until the requirements for the Bachelor of Property have been completed.

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

Duration and Total Points Value

4 A student admitted to this degree under Regulation 1a, 1d or 2 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 for the total enrolment of this degree.

5 If a student is enrolled in the Late Year Term in points towards the MProp, then this counts as a semester in respect of the time limits specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

6 A student admitted to this degree under Regulation 1b or 1c 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 for the total enrolment of this degree.

Structure and Content

7 a A student enrolled for this degree must complete the requirements as listed in the Master of Property Schedule.

b A student who has to complete 180 points must achieve a Grade Point Average of 5.0 in the first 60 points of taught courses taken for this degree. If this Grade Point Average is not achieved, enrolment in the Master of Property cannot continue.

c A student required to complete 180 points for this degree may substitute other 700 level courses offered at this University as approved by Senate or its representative.

8 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

9 a The 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 Departmental Postgraduate Committee prior to enrolment.

c The thesis or dissertation is to be completed and submitted in accordance with the General Regulations – Masters Degrees, except for students enrolled in a dissertation in the Late Year Term.

Submission of a Dissertation taken in the Late Year Term

10 a A student who has enrolled in a dissertation in the Late Year Term must submit the dissertation by the final Friday of the Late Year Term. If, in exceptional circumstances beyond the student’s control, the dissertation has not been able to be completed by this date, Senate or its representative, acting upon the recommendation of the Head of Department, may approve a limited extension of time, not exceeding two months.

b The dissertation is to be submitted in accordance with Regulation 9 of the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

Reassignment

11 A student may apply to reassign courses passed for the Master of Property to the Postgraduate Diploma in Property.

Variations

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

Honours

13 This degree may be awarded with Honours in accordance with the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

Commencement

14 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2017. The 2009 regulations for the Degree of Master of Property were thereby repealed.

Master of Property (MProp) Schedule

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

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: PROPERTY 796 Thesis

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

Requirement:

Taught Masters

15 points: PROPERTY 701

105 points from PROPERTY 713–786

60 points: PROPERTY 791 Dissertation

Requirement:

Research Masters

15 points: PROPERTY 701

75 points from PROPERTY 713–786

90 points: PROPERTY 794 Thesis

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