Regulations - Creative Arts And Industries


The Degree of Master of Urban Planning (Professional) – MUrbPlan(Prof)

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 completed the requirements for a Bachelors or Masters degree, in a relevant discipline excluding the Degrees of Bachelor of Planning, Bachelor of Urban Planning, Bachelor of Urban Planning (Honours), Master of Planning Practice and Master of Urban Planning, and having:

(i) achieved an average grade of B or higher in at least 90 points at Stage III or in the final Part in that Bachelors degree

or

(ii) achieved an average grade of B or higher in at least 90 points for the final Part of that Masters degree

or

b gained an equivalent qualification, provided that Senate or its representative is satisfied that the prior degree or equivalent qualification is indicative of ability to undertake advanced study in Urban Planning.

Duration and Total Points Value

2 A student enrolled for 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 – Masters Degrees.

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

Structure and Content

4 Taught Masters

A student enrolled for this degree must pass 240 points in courses from Parts I and II as listed in the Master of Urban Planning (Professional) Schedule.

5 Each Part must be completed before the next Part may be taken.

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.

Reassignment

7 a A student may reassign courses from this degree to the Master of Architecture (Professional) and Urban Planning (Professional) once.

b A student may reassign courses from this degree to the Master of Urban Planning (Professional) and Heritage Conservation once.

c A student may reassign courses from this degree to the Master of Urban Planning (Professional) and Urban Design once.

d All courses that can be reassigned must be reassigned including courses not completed.

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 that does not conform to these regulations.

Commencement

10 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2016. The 2015 regulations for the Degree of Master of Urban Planning were thereby repealed.

Master of Urban Planning (Professional) (MUrbPlan(Prof)) Schedule

Requirement:

Taught Masters

Part I

120 points: URBPLAN 701–708

Part II

105 points: URBPLAN 711–715

15 points from URBPLAN 733–735, 741, 742, 744

Note: A student who has already passed courses the same as, or similar to, those required for this degree, must substitute alternative courses as approved by the Dean of Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries.

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