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The Degree of Master of Dance Movement Therapy – MDMT

The regulations for this degree are to be read in conjunction with all 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 relevant Bachelors degree from this University as approved by Senate or its representative, with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

(ii) completed the requirements for a relevant postgraduate diploma from this University as approved by Senate or its representative, with an Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

and

b performed at an acceptable level in any interviews prescribed by Senate or its representative.

Notes:

(i) A relevant qualification may include Dance Studies, Counselling, Exercise Sciences, Health Sciences, Physical Education, Psychology, Sport Science, Theatre Studies, or qualifications which lead to registration as a health professional.

(ii) The applicant will be required to consent to disclosure of criminal convictions as part of the application process as required by Dance Therapy New Zealand for registration.

Duration and Total Points Value

2 A student admitted to this degree must:

a pass courses with a total value of 240 points

and

b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Master’s Degrees.

3 The total enrolment for this degree must not exceed 280 points.

Structure and Content

4 A student enrolled for this degree must complete the requirements as listed in the Master of Dance Movement Therapy Schedule.

5 A student enrolled for this degree must, before enrolment in Part II, achieve a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in Part I. If this Grade Point Average is not achieved, enrolment in the Master of Dance Movement Therapy cannot continue.

6 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, by the end of the first semester of the Master of Dance Movement Therapy.

Thesis

7 a The thesis is to be carried out under the guidance of a supervisor appointed by Senate or its representative.

b The thesis topic must be approved by the Head of Department.

c The thesis is to be completed and submitted in accordance with the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

Reassignment

8 A student who does not meet the requirement in Regulation 5 may apply to reassign courses passed from this degree to the Postgraduate Diploma in Therapeutic Dance.

Variations

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

Honours

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

Commencement

11 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2018.

Master of Dance Movement Therapy (MDMT) Schedule

Research Masters

Requirement:

Part I

120 points: DANCE 724, 772, 773, 774, 775, 776

Part II

30 points: DANCE 777

90 points: DANCE 797 Thesis

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