Regulations - Interfaculty Programmes


The Degree of Master of Engineering Geology – MEngGeol

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 Advanced Science (Honours) or Bachelor of Science (Honours) in a relevant subject from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in 75 points above Stage III, including at least 45 points in Earth Sciences or Geology, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

(ii) the Degree of Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in a relevant subject 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

(iii) the Degree of Bachelor of Science from this University and the Postgraduate Diploma in Science with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher, in a relevant subject from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in 75 points above Stage III, including at least 45 points in Earth Sciences or Geology, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

(iv) (a) a relevant Bachelors degree with a Grade Point Average of 4.0 in 75 points above Stage II, as approved by Senate or its representative

and

(b) completed three years of relevant work experience as approved by the Dean of Faculty of Science

or

b the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Earth Sciences with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in 75 points above Stage II, including at least 45 points in Earth Sciences or Geology, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative.

Note: Relevant degrees may include those in earth science, civil engineering, geology.

Duration and Total Points Value

2 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.

3 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

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

5 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 and prior to enrolment in EARTHSCI 794. If this Grade Point Average is not achieved, enrolment in the Master of Engineering Geology 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.

Thesis

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

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

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

Reassignment

8 A student may apply to reassign courses passed for this degree to the Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Earth Sciences.

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 in accordance with the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

Commencement

11 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2019.

Master of Engineering Geology (MEngGeol) Schedule

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

Research Masters

Requirement:

15 points: EARTHSCI 770

15 points: EARTHSCI 771 or 772

90 points: EARTHSCI 794 Thesis

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

Research Masters

Requirement:

45 points: EARTHSCI 770, 771, 772

at least 30 points from EARTHSCI 707, 703, 713, 714, 720, 732, 752, 754, 763, 780, GEOG 745, 746, 771, 772, GEOPHYS 760, 761, 762

up to 15 points from ENVSCI 711, ENVMGT 744, CIVIL 703, 791

90 points: EARTHSCI 794 Thesis

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