Regulations - Interfaculty Programmes


The Degree of Master of Bioscience Enterprise – MBioEnt

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:

a completed the requirements for

either

(i) the Postgraduate Diploma in Bioscience Enterprise

or

(ii) any other equivalent qualification approved by Senate or its representative

and

b attained a B+ average in at least 90 points taken for the Postgraduate Diploma in Bioscience Enterprise

and

c approval from the Director of School, or equivalent.

2 A student who has not completed all the requirements of the Postgraduate Diploma in Bioscience Enterprise but who has:

a passed 105 points towards the Postgraduate Diploma in Bioscience Enterprise

and

b met all other entry and prerequisite requirements

may, with the approval of the Director of School or equivalent, enrol for this degree. The requirements for the Postgraduate Diploma in Bioscience Enterprise must be completed within 12 months of initial enrolment for the Master of Bioscience Enterprise. Should these requirements not be completed within these 12 months, enrolment for the Master of Bioscience Enterprise will be suspended until they have been completed.

Duration and Total Points Value

3 A student enrolled for this degree 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.

4 The total enrolment for this degree must not exceed 160 points.

Structure and Content

5 Of the 120 points required for this degree, a student must pass:

Research Masters

90 point Thesis and 30 points from courses listed in the Research Masters option in the Master of Bioscience Enterprise Schedule.

6 The programme for each student must be approved by the Director of School or equivalent before enrolment for this degree.

7 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.

Thesis / Dissertation

8 a A thesis or dissertation, when included in the programme, is to be carried out under the guidance of a supervisor appointed by Senate or its representative.

b The thesis or dissertation topic must be approved by the Programme Coordinator prior to enrolment.

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

Variations

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

Honours

10 This degree may be awarded with Honours as specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

Commencement

11 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2006.

Master of Bioscience Enterprise (MBioEnt) Schedule

Prerequisite: Postgraduate Diploma in Bioscience Enterprise

Research Masters

Requirement:

30 points: SCIENT 720–722

90 points: SCIENT 794 Thesis

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