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The Degree of Master of Urban Planning – MUrbPlan

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 Urban Planning or the Degree of Bachelor of Urban Planning (Honours) from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in URBPLAN 711–714, 734, 735, 757

or

b completed the requirements of an equivalent qualification as approved by Senate or its representative, that is indicative of their ability to undertake advanced study in Urban Planning, with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher, or its equivalent, in 120 points in the most advanced courses.

Duration and Total Points Value

2 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 – Masters Degrees.

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

Structure and Content

4 A student enrolled for this degree must complete the requirements as listed in the Master of Urban Planning Schedule.

5 With the approval of the Head of School of Architecture and Planning, up to 30 points may be substituted from other 700 level courses at this University.

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.

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 School of Architecture and Planning.

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

Honours

8 This degree may be awarded with Honours as specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

Variations

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

Commencement

10 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2018. The 2015 regulations for the Degree of Master of Planning were thereby repealed.

Master of Urban Planning (MUrbPlan) Schedule

Requirement:

Research Masters

120 points: URBPLAN 796 Thesis

or

30 points from URBPLAN 701–708

90 points: URBPLAN 794 Thesis

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