Regulations - Education And Social Work


The Degree of Master of Education Practice – MEdPrac

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 completed the requirements for:

either

a (i) (a) a Bachelor’s degree

and

(b) a Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education), Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Primary), Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary), or Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary Field-based) from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

and

(c) at least one year of teaching experience

or

(ii) (a) the Degree of Bachelor of Education (Teaching) (Honours) from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher, or its equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

and

(b) at least one year of teaching experience

or

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

and

(iii) at least two years teaching experience

or

c (i) the Degree of Bachelor of Education (Teaching) from this University with a Grade Point Average of 3.5 or higher, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

(ii) the Degree of Bachelor of Physical Education from this University with a Grade Point Average of 3.5 or higher, or its equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

d (i) (a) a Bachelor’s degree

and

(b) a Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education), Graduate Diploma in Teaching English in Schools to Speakers of Other Languages, Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Primary), Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary), or Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary Field-based) from this University with a Grade Point Average of 3.5 or higher, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

(ii) the Degree of Bachelor of Education (Teaching) (Honours) from this University with a Grade Point Average of 4.0 or higher, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

e (i) a Diploma in Teaching or equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative, with at least three years of equivalent full time relevant teaching experience approved by the Programme Leader

and

(ii) the Postgraduate Certificate in Education with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher.

Duration and Total Points Value

2 A student admitted to this degree under Regulation 1a and 1b 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.

3 A student admitted to this degree under Regulation 1c, 1d, and 1e 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

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

5 A student who has to complete 180 points for this degree must achieve a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in the first 60 points of taught courses. If the Grade Point Average is not achieved, enrolment in the Master of Education Practice cannot be continued.

6 Students who have previously completed EDCURRIC 716, EDUC 735, 787, EDPRAC 751 or EDPROFST 754 must substitute EDPROF 702 for EDUC 764.

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

8 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

9 A student who does not achieve the required Grade Point Average in the first 60 points of taught courses may apply to reassign courses passed for this degree to the Postgraduate Diploma in Education or Postgraduate Certificate in Education.

Variations

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

Distinction

11 a This degree may be awarded with Distinction or Merit where the overall grade is sufficiently high.

b Where the requirements for this degree have not been completed in accordance with the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees the student’s eligibility for the award of Distinction or Merit will lapse. On the recommendation of the Dean of Faculty, Senate or its representative may approve the retention of the award of Distinction or Merit.

c Calculation of the award of Distinction or Merit will include the grades given for all courses attempted in this degree. For the purposes of this calculation, Withdrawal, Did Not Sit and Did Not Complete will count as zero.

Commencement

12 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2020. The 2018 regulations for the Degree of Master of Education Practice were thereby repealed.

Master of Education Practice (MEdPrac) Schedule

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

Taught Masters

Requirement:

either

30 points: EDPROF 704

at least 30 points from EDCURRIC 700, 720, 740, EDPRAC 703, EDPROF 737, EDPROFST 751, 762, 777, EDUC 716, 747, 755, 767

60 points from EDCURRIC 700–705, 708–715, 718–720, 728, 729, 740, 750, 760, 763, 780, 791, EDPRAC 750, 752, EDPROF 702, 704, 709, 724, EDPROFM 700, 701, 702, EDPROFST 702–708, 716–753, 760–779, 782–788, EDSPEC 700, EDUC 703– 734, 737–764, 767, 776, 777, 787, 791, SOCCHFAM 700, 731, 734, SOCCLEAD 706

or

45 points: EDPROF 702, 703

30 points from EDCURRIC 700–705, 708–715, 718–720, 728, 729, 740, 750, 760, 763, 780, 791, EDPRAC 750, 752, EDPROF 702, 704, 709, 724, EDPROFM 700, 701, 702, EDPROFST 702–708, 716–753, 760–779, 782–788, EDSPEC 700, EDUC 703–734, 737–764, 767, 776, 777, 787, 791, SOCCHFAM 700, 731, 734, SOCCLEAD 706

45 points: EDPROF 792 Project

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

Taught Masters

Requirement:

either

30 points: EDPROF 704

at least 30 points from EDCURRIC 700, 720, 740, EDPRAC 703, EDPROF 737, EDPROFST 751, 762, 777, EDUC 716, 747, 755, 767

120 points from EDCURRIC 700–705, 708–715, 718–720, 728, 729, 740, 750, 760, 763, 780, 791, EDPRAC 750, 752, EDPROF 702, 704, 709, 724, EDPROFM 700, 701, 702, EDPROFST 702–708, 716–753, 760–779, 782–788, EDSPEC 700, EDUC 703– 734, 737–764, 767, 776, 777, 787, 791, SOCCHFAM 700, 731, 734, SOCCLEAD 706

or

45 points: EDPROF 702, 703

90 points from EDCURRIC 700–705, 708–715, 718–720, 728, 729, 740, 750, 760, 763, 780, 791, EDPRAC 750, 752, EDPROF 702, 704, 709, 724, EDPROFM 700, 701, 702, EDPROFST 702–708, 716–753, 760–779, 782–788, EDSPEC 700, EDUC 703–734, 737–764, 767, 776, 777, 787, 791, SOCCHFAM 700, 731, 734, SOCCLEAD 706

45 points: EDPROF 792 Project

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