Regulations - Conjoint Degrees


General Regulations – Conjoint Degrees

The regulations for these conjoint degree programmes are to be read in conjunction with all other relevant statutes and regulations including the Academic Statutes and Regulations.

General Provisions

1 The following conjoint degree programmes are available:

BA/BAdvSci(Hons)

BA/BCom

BA/BDes

BA/BE(Hons)

BA/BFA

BA/BFA(Hons)

BA/BGlobalSt

BA/BHSc

BA/BMus

BA/BSc

BA/LLB

BA/LLB(Hons)

BAdvSci(Hons)/BCom

BAdvSci(Hons)/BDes

BAdvSci(Hons)/BE(Hons)

BAdvSci(Hons)/BFA

BAdvSci(Hons)/BGlobalSt

BAdvSci(Hons)/BHSc

BAdvSci(Hons)/BMus

BAdvSci(Hons)/BNurs

BAdvSci(Hons)/BProp

BAdvSci(Hons)/LLB

BAdvSci(Hons)/LLB(Hons)

BCom/BDes

BCom/BE(Hons)

BCom/BFA

BCom/BGlobalSt

BCom/BHSc

BCom/BMus

BCom/BProp

BCom/BSportHPE

BCom/BSc

BCom/LLB

BCom/LLB(Hons)

BDes/BE(Hons)

BDes/BFA

BDes/BGlobalSt

BDes/BHSc

BDes/BMus

BDes/BProp

BDes/BSc

BDes/LLB

BDes/LLB(Hons)

BE(Hons)/BFA

BE(Hons)/BGlobalSt

BE(Hons)/BMus

BE(Hons)/BProp

BE(Hons)/BSc

BE(Hons)/LLB

BE(Hons)/LLB(Hons)

BFA/BGlobalSt

BFA/BHSc

BFA/BMus

BFA/BSc

BFA/LLB

BFA/LLB(Hons)

BGlobalSt/BHSc

BGlobalSt/BMus

BGlobalSt/BProp

BGlobalSt/BSc

BGlobalSt/LLB

BGlobalSt/LLB(Hons)

BHSc/BNurs

BHSc/BSc

BHSc/LLB

BHSc/LLB(Hons)

BMus/BSc

BMus/LLB

BMus/LLB(Hons)

BNurs/BSc

BProp/BSc

BProp/LLB

BProp/LLB(Hons)

BSc/LLB

BSc/LLB(Hons)

2 Except as otherwise specified in these regulations, each student’s programme is to be governed by the regulations for each of the component degrees.

3 Only when all the requirements for both component degrees have been satisfied may the two degrees be conferred upon the student.

Admission

4 Admission to a conjoint degree programme may be at initial enrolment, or after the student has passed or been credited with not more than 270 points for either component degree, but the student must not have graduated in either of the component degrees.

5 a A student seeking admission to a conjoint degree programme must gain admission to each of the component degrees

and

b achieve a standard equivalent to a Grade Point Average of at least 3.9, except for the Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) and the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) which require a Grade Point Average of at least 5.5 in the previous year of full-time study.

Continuation

6 In order to continue in a conjoint degree programme, a student needs to achieve a Grade Point Average of at least 3.5 each year, except for the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) conjoint degrees which require a GPA of 4.0 each year, and Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) conjoint degrees which require a Grade Point Average of 5.0 each year.

7 A student who has been discontinued from a conjoint degree programme due to the continuation requirement specified in Regulation 6 may re-apply for admission under these regulations. To be eligible for readmission:

a the student must have achieved a Grade Point Average of at least 3.5, 4.0 for the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or 5.0 for the Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours), in the most recent 120 points of study towards one or more of the component degrees following the student’s discontinuation. In exceptional circumstances the required Grade Point Average may be waived by Senate or its representative. If a student has fewer than 120 points to complete then they may apply for readmission immediately.

b neither of the component degrees can have been awarded.

8 A student must state the reasons for re-admission, and include evidence where applicable. Where such application is made, the Deans or nominees of the respective faculties may:

a permit the student to be readmitted to the conjoint degree programme

b permit the student to be readmitted under specific conditions

c decline readmission.

9 A student may be readmitted to a conjoint degree programme once, other than in exceptional circumstances approved by Senate or its representative.

Approval

10 As a condition of approval, a student may be required to include in a conjoint programme:

a a specified major subject or specialisation

b specified elective courses.

Total Points Value

11 The total points required for each conjoint degree programme is stated in the Conjoint Degree Schedule and includes the General Education requirement, where applicable.

Academic Integrity

12 All students must pass the University of Auckland Academic Integrity Course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar.

General Education

13 All students enrolled in a conjoint degree programme, except students enrolled in a BE(Hons)/LLB and BE(Hons)/LLB(Hons), must pass 15 points from courses listed in either the General Education Open Schedule or either of the General Education Faculty Schedules approved for the component degrees for the conjoint degree programme.

General Education Exemptions

14 a A student is exempted from the requirement to pass a course offered in the General Education Schedule who has:

either

(i) completed an undergraduate degree at a tertiary institution

or

(ii) commenced study for their degree at a tertiary institution before 1 January 2006.

b A student who has been admitted to either component degree of a conjoint degree programme who has completed 120 points or more of degree-level study at another tertiary institution is exempted from the General Education requirement for the conjoint degree.

c A student who has been exempted from the General Education requirement must substitute 15 points from courses available for the component degrees.

Suspension

15 A student may in any year totally suspend study for both component degrees of a conjoint degree programme.

Additional Component Degrees/Diplomas

16 a If a student has satisfied the requirements of one (but not both) of the component degrees and would be eligible to have that degree conferred, the relevant Dean may approve the suspension of enrolment for the conjoint degree programme to allow the student to enrol for a relevant honours or Masters degree or diploma. In that case the total number of points passed must satisfy the regulations specified for that postgraduate programme.

b With the approval of the relevant Deans, a student who suspends their study in a conjoint degree programme to pursue a graduate programme may subsequently complete the conjoint degree programme provided they have not graduated with either of the component degrees in the meantime.

Graduation

17 Graduation in one component of the conjoint degree constitutes a discontinuation of the conjoint degree programme.

18 A student must graduate in both components of the conjoint degree in one or more ceremonies in the same graduation period.

Variations

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

Amendment

20 These regulations and/or schedule have been amended with effect from 1 January 2021.

The specific requirements for each conjoint degree programme can be found in the Conjoint Degree Schedule and the Conjoint Component Requirements Schedule.

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