Regulations - Interfaculty Programmes


The Degree of Master of Energy – MEnergy

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) the Degree of Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in 120 points above Stage III, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

(ii) the Degree of Bachelor of Science (Honours) 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) the Degree of Bachelor of Science from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in 75 points above Stage II and the Postgraduate Diploma in Science from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

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

or

(v) the Degree of Bachelor of Commerce from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in 75 points above Stage II and the Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

(vi) an equivalent four year study programme from this University as approved by Senate or its representative with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in 120 points in the most advanced courses, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

(vii) (a) a relevant Bachelors degree from this University as approved by Senate or its representative with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in 120 points in the most advanced courses, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

and

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

or

b (i) the qualifications as listed in 1a(i)-(vii), and not met the required Grade Point Average

and

(ii) the Postgraduate Certificate in Geothermal Energy Technology or the Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering from this University, with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher, provided that the postgraduate certificate has not been awarded

or

c (i) the Degree of Bachelor of Science from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in 75 points above Stage II, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

(ii) the Degree of Bachelor of Commerce from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in 75 points above Stage II, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

(iii) a relevant Bachelors degree from this University as approved by Senate or its representative with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in 120 points in the most advanced courses, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

d (i) one of the qualifications listed in 1c(i)-(iii), and not met the required Grade Point Average

and

(ii) the Postgraduate Certificate in Geothermal Energy Technology or the Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering from this University, with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher, provided that the postgraduate certificate has not been awarded.

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

3 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve admission of a student who has:

a attained extensive, practical, professional or scholarly experience in the engineering, geotechnical, or business professions deemed equivalent by Senate or its representative to the requirement in Regulation 1

and

b performed at an acceptable level in any tests of academic aptitude and/or interviews prescribed by Senate or its representative.

Duration and Total Points Value

4 A student admitted to this degree under Regulation 1a or 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.

5 A student admitted to this degree under Regulation 1c or 1d 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.

6 A student admitted under Regulation 3 must meet the requirements specified in Regulations 4 or 5 as approved by Senate or its representative.

Structure and Content

7 A student enrolled for this degree must complete the requirements as listed in the Master of Energy Schedule.

8 If these requirements include courses the same as, or similar to, those already passed by a student, alternative courses must be substituted as approved by the appropriate Academic Head.

9 A student who has to complete 120 points for a Taught Masters must achieve a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in the first 45 points of courses taken for this programme. If this Grade Point Average is not achieved, enrolment in the Master of Energy cannot continue.

10 A student who has to complete 180 points must achieve a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in the first 45 points of courses taken for this degree. If this Grade Point Average is not achieved, enrolment in the Master of Energy cannot continue.

11 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.

Transfer from Postgraduate Certificate in Geothermal Energy Technology or Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering

12 A student who has passed courses towards a Postgraduate Certificate in Geothermal Energy Technology or a Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering that are available for this degree may reassign those courses to the Master of Energy provided that the postgraduate certificate has not been awarded.

Thesis

13 a The thesis is to be carried out under the supervision of a supervisor appointed by Senate or its representative.

b The thesis topic must be approved by the appropriate Academic Head prior to enrolment.

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

Reassignment

14 A student who has not met the requirement in Regulations 9 or 10 may apply to reassign courses passed to the Postgraduate Diploma in Energy, Postgraduate Certificate in Energy or Postgraduate Certificate in Geothermal Energy Technology.

Variations

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

Honours

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

Commencement

17 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2018. The 2016 regulations for the Degree of Master of Energy were thereby repealed.

Master of Energy (MEnergy) Schedule

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

Research Masters

Requirement:

30 points: ENERGY 721, 722

90 points: ENERGY 794 or 795 Thesis

Taught Masters

Requirement:

30 points: ENERGY 721, 722

up to 45 points from GEOTHERM 601–603, 620

up to 45 points from CIVIL 703, COMENT 703, EARTHSCI 703, ECON 771, 783, ELECTENG 735, ENGSCI 745, 755, ENVENG 702, 704, 750–752, ENVMGT 741–744, 746, 747, ENVSCI 711, GEOG 749, GLMI 707, MECHENG 711–714, SCIENT 701, approved 600 and 700 level courses, other than projects and theses, offered at this University

up to 45 points from courses listed in the Master of Engineering Studies Schedule

45 points: ENERGY 785 or 786 Research Project

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

Research Masters

Requirement:

30 points: ENERGY 721, 722

up to 45 points from GEOTHERM 601–603, 620

up to 60 points from CIVIL 703, COMENT 703, EARTHSCI 703, ECON 771, 783, ELECTENG 735, ENGSCI 745, 755, ENVENG 702, 704, 750–752, ENVMGT 741–744, 746, 747, ENVSCI 711, GEOG 749, GLMI 707, MECHENG 711–714, SCIENT 701, approved 600 and 700 level courses, other than projects and theses, offered at this University

up to 60 points from courses listed in the Master of Engineering Studies Schedule

90 points: ENERGY 794 or 795 Thesis

Taught Masters

Requirement:

30 points: ENERGY 721, 722

up to 45 points from GEOTHERM 601–603, 620

up to 105 points from CIVIL 703, COMENT 703, EARTHSCI 703, ECON 771, 783, ELECTENG 735, ENGSCI 745, 755, ENVENG 702, 704, 750–752, ENVMGT 741–744, 746, 747, ENVSCI 711, GEOG 749, GLMI 707, MECHENG 711–714, SCIENT 701, approved 600 and 700 level courses, other than projects and theses, offered at this University

up to 105 points from courses listed in the Master of Engineering Studies Schedule

45 points: ENERGY 785 or 786 Research Project

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