Regulations - Engineering


The Degree of Master of Materials Engineering – MMaterialsEng

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 completed the requirements for:

either

a (i) the Degree of Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) from this University with a Grade Point Average of 4.0 or higher in 120 points above Stage III, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

(ii) (a) the Degree of Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) from this University, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

and

(b) passed 60 points in the Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering in a relevant subject or Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering in a relevant subject or Postgraduate Certificate in Materials Engineering or Postgraduate Diploma in Materials Engineering from this University with a Grade Point Average of 4.0 or higher, provided that the postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma has not been awarded

or

(iii) (a) a relevant Bachelors degree from this University with a Grade Point Average of 4.0 or higher in 75 points above Stage II, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

and

(b) at least three years of relevant professional experience approved by the Dean of Faculty of Engineering

or

(iv) (a) a relevant Bachelors degree as approved by the Senate or its representative

and

(b) a relevant Postgraduate Diploma from this University with a Grade Point Average of 4.0 or higher, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

b (i) a relevant Bachelors degree from this University with a Grade Point Average of 4.0 or higher in 75 points above Stage II, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

(ii) (a) a relevant Bachelors degree from this University as approved by the Senate or its representative

and

(b) passed 60 points in the Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering in a relevant subject or Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering in a relevant subject or Postgraduate Certificate in Materials Engineering or Postgraduate Diploma in Materials Engineering from this University with a Grade Point Average of 4.0 or higher, provided that the postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma has not been awarded.

2 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve the admission of a student who has extensive, relevant, practical, professional or scholarly experience deemed equivalent to the requirements in Regulation 1.

Notes:

(i) Whether a degree or subject is considered relevant will depend on the courses passed. Degrees or subjects in applied science, engineering, information technology, science, or technology, may be considered relevant.

(ii) This is a limited entry programme as per the Limitation of Entry Statute 1991 and selection criteria apply. Selection criteria are available from the Faculty of Engineering.

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 or 2 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 student enrolled for this degree must complete the requirements as listed in the Master of Materials Engineering Schedule, which may include the requirements for one of the specialisations listed.

6 A student who has previously passed any course the same as, or similar to, the courses required for this degree must substitute an alternative course as approved by the Head of Department or nominee.

7 A student who has to complete 120 points for a Taught Masters must achieve a Grade Point Average of 4.0 or higher in their first 45 points of taught courses taken for this programme. If this Grade Point Average is not achieved, enrolment in the Master of Materials Engineering cannot continue.

8 A student who has to complete 180 points must achieve a Grade Point Average of 4.0 or higher in their first 60 points of taught courses taken for this programme. If this Grade Point Average is not achieved, enrolment in the Master of Materials Engineering cannot continue.

9 A student must complete the University of Auckland Academic Integrity course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar.

Reassignment

10 A student may apply to reassign courses passed to the Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering or Postgraduate Certificate in Materials Engineering or Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering or Postgraduate Diploma in Materials Engineering.

Research Portfolio / Research Project

11 a The research portfolio or research project is to be carried out under the guidance of a supervisor appointed by Senate or its representative.

b The topic of the research portfolio or research project must be approved by the Academic Head or nominee prior to enrolment.

c The research portfolio or research project is to be completed and submitted in accordance with the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

Transfer from Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering or Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering

12 A student who has passed courses towards the Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering or Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering that are available in this degree may apply to reassign those courses to this degree provided that the postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma has not been awarded.

Transfer from Postgraduate Certificate in Materials Engineering or Postgraduate Diploma in Materials Engineering

13 A student who has passed courses towards a Postgraduate Certificate in Materials Engineering or Postgraduate Diploma in Materials Engineering that are available in this degree may apply to reassign those courses to this degree provided that the postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma has not been awarded.

Variations

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

Honours

15 This degree may be awarded with Honours in accordance with the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

Commencement

16 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2022.

Master of Materials Engineering (MMaterialsEng) Schedule

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

Requirement:

Research Masters

30 points from BIOMENG 771, CHEM 710, 780, CHEMMAT 720, 723–725, 753, 758, 760,763, ENERGY 722, ENGGEN 730, 732, 740, 769, ENVENG 752, MECHENG 735, 742, 743, PHYSICS 754, 780

90 points: CHEMMAT 776 or 777 Research Portfolio

or

Taught Masters

15 points: CHEMMAT 724

30 points from ENGGEN 730, 732, 734, ENVENG 752

at least 15 points from CHEMMAT 720, 723, 725

up to 30 points from BIOMENG 771, CHEM 710, 780, CHEMMAT 753, 758, 760, 763, ENERGY 722, ENGGEN 740, 769, MECHENG 735, 742, 743, PHYSICS 754, 780

either

30 points: CHEMMAT 780 Research Project

or

45 points: CHEMMAT 795 Research Project

or

Specialisations available:


Advanced Materials Processing

Requirement:

Taught Masters

15 points: CHEMMAT 724

at least 15 points from CHEMMAT 720, 723, MECHENG 735, 742, 743

30 points from ENGGEN 730, 732, 734, ENVENG 752

up to 30 points from BIOMENG 771, CHEM 710, 780, CHEMMAT 725, ENERGY 722, ENGGEN 740, 769, PHYSICS 754, 780

either

30 points: CHEMMAT 780 Research Project

or

45 points: CHEMMAT 795 Research Project

or


Biomaterials Engineering

Requirement:

Taught Masters

15 points: CHEMMAT 753

at least 15 points from BIOMENG 771, CHEMMAT 724, 757, 760, PHYSICS 780

30 points from ENGGEN 730, 732, 734, ENVENG 752

up to 30 points from CHEM 710, 780, CHEMMAT 720, 723, 725, 758, 763, ENERGY 722, ENGGEN 740, 769, MECHENG 735, 742, 743, PHYSICS 754

either

30 points: CHEMMAT 780 Research Project

or

45 points: CHEMMAT 795 Research Project

or


Energy and Environmental Materials

Requirement:

Taught Masters

15 points: CHEMMAT 724

at least 15 points from CHEMMAT 725, 758, 760, 763, ENERGY 722, ENVENG 752

30 points from ENGGEN 730, 732, 734

up to 30 points from BIOMENG 771, CHEM 710, 780, CHEMMAT 720, 723, ENGGEN 740, 769, MECHENG 735, 742, 743, PHYSICS 754, 780

either

30 points: CHEMMAT 780 Research Project

or

45 points: CHEMMAT 795 Research Project

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

Requirement:

Research Masters

at least 30 points from CHEMMAT 720, 723–725

up to 60 points from BIOMENG 771, CHEM 710, 780, CHEMMAT 753, 758, 760, 763, ENERGY 722, ENGGEN 730, 732, 734, 740, 769, ENVENG 752, MECHENG 735, 742, 743, PHYSICS 754, 780

90 points: CHEMMAT 776 or 777 Research Portfolio

or

Taught Masters

15 points: CHEMMAT 724

at least 15 points from CHEMMAT 720, 723, 725

30 points from ENGGEN 730, 732, 734, ENVENG 752

up to 90 points from BIOMENG 771, CHEM 710, 780, CHEMMAT 722, 753, 758, 760, 763, ENERGY 722, ENGGEN 740, 769, MECHENG 735, 742, 743, PHYSICS 754, 780

either

30 points: CHEMMAT 780 Research Project

or

45 points: CHEMMAT 795 Research Project

or

Specialisations available:


Advanced Materials Processing

Requirement:

Taught Masters

15 points: CHEMMAT 724

at least 30 points from CHEMMAT 720, 723, MECHENG 735, 742, 743

30 points from ENGGEN 730, 732, 734, ENVENG 752

up to 75 points from BIOMENG 771, CHEM 710, 780, CHEMMAT 725, ENERGY 722, ENGGEN 740, 769, PHYSICS 754, 780

either

30 points: CHEMMAT 780 Research Project

or

45 points: CHEMMAT 795 Research Project

or


Biomaterials Engineering

Requirement:

Taught Masters

15 points: CHEMMAT 753

at least 30 points from BIOMENG 771, CHEMMAT 724, 757, 760, PHYSICS 780

30 points from ENGGEN 730, 732, 734, ENVENG 752

up to 75 points from CHEM 710, 780, CHEMMAT 720, 723, 725, 758, 763, ENERGY 722, ENGGEN 740, 769, MECHENG 735, 742, 743, PHYSICS 754

either

30 points: CHEMMAT 780 Research Project

or

45 points: CHEMMAT 795 Research Project

or


Energy and Environmental Materials

Requirement:

Taught Masters

15 points: CHEMMAT 724

at least 30 points from CHEMMAT 725, 758, 760, 763, ENERGY 722, ENVENG 752

30 points from ENGGEN 730, 732, 734

up to 75 points from BIOMENG 771, CHEM 710, 780, CHEMMAT 720, 723, ENGGEN 740, 769, MECHENG 735, 742, 743, PHYSICS 754, 780

either

30 points: CHEMMAT 780 Research Project

or

45 points: CHEMMAT 795 Research Project

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