Regulations - Creative Arts And Industries


The Degree of Bachelor of Dance Studies (Honours) – BDanceSt(Hons)

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 completed the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Dance Studies or an equivalent qualification as approved by Senate or its representative

and

b achieved an average grade of at least B in the Stage III courses

and

c approval from the Head of Programme.

2 A student who has not completed the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Dance Studies but who has:

a passed courses with a total value of at least 345 points for that degree

and

b achieved an average grade of at least B in the Stage III courses

may, with the approval of the Head of Programme, enrol for this degree concurrently with the remaining courses for the Degree of Bachelor of Dance Studies. The Degree of Bachelor of Dance Studies (Honours) will not be awarded until the requirements for the Bachelor of Dance Studies have been completed.

Duration and Total Points Value

3 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 – Bachelors Honours Postgraduate Degrees.

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

Structure and Content

5 A student enrolled for this degree must pass at least 120 points from the Bachelor of Dance Studies (Honours) Schedule. Up to 30 points may be substituted from other 700 level courses offered at this University, with the approval of all Heads of Departments concerned.

6 The programme for each student must be approved by the Graduate Adviser of Dance Studies and the Head of Programme prior to enrolment.

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.

Practical Requirements

8 In any course that includes performance work of a practical nature a student must comply with the requirements for that course as specified by the Head of Programme.

Dissertation

9 a A dissertation is to be carried out under the guidance of a supervisor appointed by Senate or its representative, on the recommendation of the Head of Programme.

b The dissertation topic must be approved by the Head of Programme prior to enrolment.

c The dissertation must be completed and submitted as specified in the General Regulations – Bachelors Honours Postgraduate Degrees.

Variations

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

Honours

11 a This degree may be awarded only where a student’s overall grade for the Degree of Bachelor of Dance Studies (Honours) is sufficiently high to deserve Honours.

b Should a student fail to qualify for the award of the Degree of Bachelor of Dance Studies (Honours), Senate or its representative may approve the reassignment of points towards the Postgraduate Diploma in Creative and Performing Arts in Dance Studies.

12 Where the standard specified in Regulation 11a is achieved, Honours will be awarded as specified in the General Regulations – Bachelors Honours Postgraduate Degrees.

Commencement

13 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2012.

Bachelor of Dance Studies (Honours) (BDanceSt(Hons)) Schedule

Requirement:

90 points: DANCE 720, 722, 724

30 points: DANCE 791 Research Project

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