Regulations - Education And Social Work


The Degree of Bachelor of Physical Education – BPE

New admissions to the Degree of Bachelor of Physical Education were suspended in 2016. Students who have a current enrolment in this qualification should contact their faculty for advice regarding completion.

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

In order to satisfy the requirements of this degree, students are required to be in various teaching environments which will bring them into contact with children and young persons. Only persons able to meet the criteria for provisional registration of the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand will be permitted to enrol in this degree.

Admission

1 To be admitted to this programme a student must:

a meet University entry criteria

and

b have demonstrated the potential to meet the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand criteria for provisional registration. Personal references and an interview will normally be required.

Note: The applicant will be required to consent to disclosure of criminal convictions as part of the application process consistent with the requirements for provisional registration of the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand.

2 Admission to this programme is at the discretion of Senate or its representative.

Duration and Total Points Value

3 A student enrolled for this degree must follow a programme of the equivalent of eight full-time semesters and pass courses with a total value of 480 points, unless credit is granted under the Admission Regulations and/or the Credit Regulations.

Structure and Content

4 Of the 480 points required for this degree, a student must pass:

a at least 420 points from the Core Courses listed in the Bachelor of Physical Education Schedule.

b at least 30 points from the Elective Courses listed in the Bachelor of Physical Education Schedule.

c (i) 30 points from courses offered in either the General Education Open Schedule or the General Education Faculty Schedule approved for this degree or from a combination of these schedules.

(ii) A student who is required to meet the Academic English Language Requirement, as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic English Language Requirement, of the University Calendar, must complete ENGLISH 121G to fulfill their General Education requirement, or with approval from Senate or its representative, may substitute an alternative Academic English Language Requirement course for 15 points of General Education).

(iii) In order to complete the requirements for General Education students must pass the Academic Integrity course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar.

5 The programme for each student requires the approval of the Dean of Faculty of Education and Social Work prior to enrolment.

General Education Exemptions

6 a A student is exempted from the requirement to pass courses offered in the General Education Schedules who has:

either

(i) completed an undergraduate degree at a tertiary institution

or

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

or

(iii) been admitted to this degree with credit from another tertiary institution of 240 points or more.

b A student who has been exempted from the requirement to pass courses offered in the General Education Schedules must substitute 30 points from courses approved by the Dean of Faculty of Education and Social Work.

c A student admitted to this degree with credit from another tertiary institution of between 120 and 235 points inclusive must pass:

(i) 15 points from courses offered in the General Education Schedules

and

(ii) a further 15 points from courses approved by the Dean of Faculty of Education and Social Work.

d A student who has been fully or partially exempted from the requirement to pass courses offered in the General Education Schedules is nonetheless required to complete the Academic Integrity course.

Practical Requirements

7 a In any course that has a practicum and non-practicum component, a student must pass both the practicum and the non-practicum component in order to have passed that course as a whole.

b Re-enrolment in any EDPRAC course after failing that course requires the permission of the Dean of Faculty of Education and Social Work or nominee.

c At the discretion of Senate or its representative, a student who does not pass EDPRAC 103, 203, 303, 403 may be declined permission to re-enrol for this degree.

d Results may be deferred for courses with a practical component where a student is unable to complete due to illness, injury, or other exceptional circumstances beyond their control.

e Where results are deferred, assessment of a practical component must be undertaken as soon as practicably possible at a time deemed appropriate by the Head of Programme.

Professional Requirements

8 a In order to complete the requirements for this degree, a student must be able to meet the criteria for provisional registration of the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand.

b A student who ceases to be able to meet the criteria for provisional registration of the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand must immediately notify the Dean of Faculty.

c If the Dean of Faculty has reason to believe that a student does not meet the criteria for provisional registration of the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand the Dean shall advise the student and take into account any written response from the student.

d If the Dean of Faculty is satisfied that the student is not able to meet the criteria for provisional registration of the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand the Dean shall notify Senate or its representative.

e On receipt of such advice, Senate or its representative may terminate the student’s enrolment and any application to re-enrol may likewise be declined.

f A student whose enrolment is terminated under Regulation 8e may appeal from that decision to the Council or its duly appointed delegate.

Termination of Enrolment

9 a If the behaviour of a student in a teaching environment is found, after due and fair inquiry, to be offensive, disruptive or likely to give rise to a risk of harm to the welfare of any person, the enrolment of the student in the programme may be terminated by Senate or its representative and any application to re-enrol may likewise be declined.

b A student who is subject to any such inquiry may be suspended by Senate or its representative from lectures, classes and any teaching placement pending the outcome of the inquiry.

c A student whose enrolment is terminated under Regulation 9a may appeal from that decision to the Council or its duly appointed delegate.

Variations

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

Commencement

11 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2006. The 1998 regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Physical Education were thereby repealed.

Bachelor of Physical Education (BPE) Schedule

Requirement:

At least 480 points, including

Core Courses

120 points: EDCURRIC 130–135, EDPRAC 103, EDUC 142

165 points: EDCURRIC 200, 230–236, EDPRAC 203, EDPROFST 203, 214

90 points: EDCURRIC 333–335, EDPRAC 303, EDPROFST 303, EDUC 321

45 points: EDCURRIC 430, 431, EDPRAC 403

Elective Courses

at least 30 points from EDCURRIC 237–241, 433

General Education Requirement

30 points from courses offered in the General Education Schedules approved for this degree

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