Regulations - Education And Social Work


The Degree of Master of Educational Leadership – MEdLd

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 degree, a student must have:

either

a (i) completed the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Education (Teaching) (Honours), or Postgraduate Diploma in Education or Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher

and

(ii) completed EDPROFST 738 or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

b (i) have completed the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Education (Teaching) from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

(ii) have completed the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts with a major in Education from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

(iii) (a) have completed the requirements for a Bachelors degree, in a relevant subject, as approved by Senate or its representative

and

(b) the Postgraduate Certificate in Education from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher, provided that the postgraduate certificate has not been awarded

or

(iv) (a) a relevant professional qualification in education as approved by Senate or its representative

and

(b) the Postgraduate Certificate in Education from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher, provided that the postgraduate certificate has not been awarded

and

c at least three years of practical experience in teaching or a related profession, including experience in a formal or informal leadership and/or management role.

Note: Relevant subjects may include education, psychology, social work, social sciences and sociology.

2 A student who has met the requirements for admission under Regulation 1a above, and who has not completed EDPROFST 738 or its equivalent must have passed this course within two semesters of enrolment in the Master of Educational Leadership. Should this requirement not be completed, enrolment in any further courses required for the Degree of Master of Educational Leadership will not be permitted until EDPROFST 738 has been completed.

Duration and Total Points Value

3 A student admitted to this degree under Regulation 1a 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

and

c not exceed 160 points for the total enrolment for this degree.

4 A student admitted to this degree under Regulation 1b must:

a pass courses with a total value of 180 points

and

b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees

and

c not exceed 220 points for the total enrolment for this degree.

Structure and Content

5 a A student enrolled for this degree must complete the requirements as listed in the Master of Educational Leadership Schedule.

b A student who has to complete 180 points must achieve a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in the first 60 points of taught courses taken. If this Grade Point Average is not achieved, enrolment in the Master of Educational Leadership 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.

Reassignment

7 A student may apply to reassign courses passed for this degree to the Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership or Postgraduate Diploma in Education or Postgraduate Certificate in Education.

Thesis

8 a The thesis is to be carried out under the guidance of a supervisor appointed by the Academic Head or nominee.

b The thesis topic must be approved by the relevant Academic Head or nominee or Postgraduate Committee prior to enrolment.

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

Transfer from Postgraduate Certificate in Education, Postgraduate Diploma in Education or Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership

9 A student who has passed courses towards the Postgraduate Certificate in Education, Postgraduate Diploma in Education or Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership may apply to reassign those courses to this degree provided that the postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma has not been awarded.

Variations

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

Honours / Distinction

11 This degree may be awarded with either Honours, Distinction or Merit as specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

Commencement

12 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2020. The 2010 regulations for the Degree of Master of Educational Leadership were thereby repealed.

Master of Educational Leadership (MEdLd) Schedule

A student who has to complete 120 points must satisfy the following requirements:

Research Masters

Prerequisite: 30 points from EDPRAC 751, EDPROFST 757, EDUC 735, 787, or equivalent courses approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Requirement:

120 points: EDPROFST 796 Thesis

Taught Masters

Requirement:

60 points from EDPROF 709, 724, EDPROFST 762, 782

30 points from EDUC 732, EDPROF 709, 724, EDPROFST 739, 755, 762, 782

30 points from EDCURRIC 700–706, 708–720, 728, 729, 740, 750, 760, 763, 780, 791, EDPRAC 750, 751, 752, EDPROF 702, 704, 709, 724, EDPROFM 700, 701, 702, EDPROFST 700–708, 714–755, 757, 760–779, 782–788, EDSPEC 700, EDUC 702–765, 767, 776, 777, 787, 791, SOCCLEAD 706 or another 700 level course offered by the Faculty of Education and Social Work

A student who has to complete 180 points must satisfy the following requirements:

Research Masters

Requirement:

30 points: EDPROFST 738

30 points from EDPRAC 751, EDPROFST 757, EDUC 735, 787, or other approved research method courses offered by the Faculty of Education and Social Work

30 points from EDPROF 709, 724, EDPROFST 782, EDUC 732

90 points: EDPROF 791 Thesis

Taught Masters

Requirement:

60 points: EDPROFST 738, 782

90 points from EDPROF 709, 724, EDPROFST 739, 755, 762, EDUC 732

30 points from EDCURRIC 700–706, 708–720, 728, 729, 740, 750, 760, 763, 780, 791, EDPRAC 750, 751, 752, EDPROF 702, 704, 709, 724, EDPROFM 700, 701, 702, EDPROFST 700–708, 714–755, 757, 760–779, 782–788, EDSPEC 700, EDUC 702–765, 767, 776, 777, 787, 791, SOCCLEAD 706 or another 700 level course offered by the Faculty of Education and Social Work

or

180 points: EDUC 732, EDPROF 724, EDPROFST 738, 739, 762, 782

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