Regulations - Interfaculty Programmes


The Degree of Master of Mathematical Modelling – MMathModel

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) a relevant Bachelors degree, as approved by Senate or its representative, and a relevant Postgraduate Diploma from this University with at least 60 points of courses in a relevant subject with a Grade Point Average of 4.0 or higher, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

(ii) a relevant Bachelors Honours degree in a relevant subject 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

(iii) a relevant Bachelors Honours degree in a relevant subject from this University, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative, and passed 60 points with a Grade Point Average of 4.0 or higher in the Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematical Modelling, or in a relevant postgraduate certificate or diploma in a relevant subject, from this University, provided the postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma has not been awarded

or

(iv) a relevant Bachelors degree in a relevant subject 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 at least three years of relevant professional experience approved by the Programme Director

or

b (i) a relevant Bachelors degree in a relevant subject 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 relevant Bachelors degree from this University or its equivalent, as approved by the Senate or its representative, and passed 60 points with a Grade Point Average of 4.0 or higher in the Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematical Modelling, or in a relevant postgraduate certificate or diploma in a relevant subject, from this University, provided the postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma has not been awarded.

2 Students must have completed 15 points from COMPSCI 130, ENGGEN 131, MATHS 162, and 15 points from ENGSCI 311, 313, 314, MATHS 361, or the equivalent as approved by the Programme Director.

3 In exceptional circumstances the Programme Director may approve the admission of a student who has at least three years of extensive, relevant practical, professional or scholarly experience deemed equivalent to the requirements in Regulation 1b.

Notes:

(i) A relevant Bachelors degree may include the Degree of Bachelor of Arts, or Bachelor of Science

(ii) A relevant Bachelors Honours degree may include the Degree of Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours), Bachelors of Arts (Honours), Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or Bachelor of Science (Honours)

(iii) A relevant postgraduate certificate or diploma may include the Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering, Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering, or Postgraduate Diploma in Science

(iv) A relevant subject may be analytics, applied mathematics, artificial intelligence, computer science, data science, engineering, information systems, information technology, machine learning, mathematics, operations research, physics, software engineering, structural engineering, electrical engineering, statistics, or technology

(v) 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 Science.

Duration and Total Points Value

4 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.

5 A student admitted to this degree under Regulation 1b or 3 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

6 A student enrolled for this degree must complete the requirements as listed in the Master of Mathematical Modelling Schedule.

7 A student who has previously passed any course or courses the same as, or similar to, the courses required for this degree must substitute an alternative course or courses as approved by the Programme Director.

8 Courses selected for this qualification are subject to the confirmation of the Programme Director.

9 With the prior approval of the Programme Director, up to 45 points may be replaced by other appropriate 600 and 700 level courses offered at this or another university.

10 A student who has to complete 120 points 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 Mathematical Modelling cannot continue.

11 A student who has to complete 180 points must achieve a Grade Point Average of 4.0 or higher in their first 120 points of taught courses taken for this programme. If this Grade Point Average is not achieved, enrolment in the Master of Mathematical Modelling cannot continue.

12 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

13 A student may apply to reassign courses passed to the Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering, or Postgraduate Certificate in Mathematical Modelling, or Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering or Postgraduate Diploma in Science or Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematical Modelling.

Research Project

14 a The 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 project must be approved by the Programme Director or nominee prior to enrolment.

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

Transfer from Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering/Science or Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering/Science

15 A student who has passed courses towards the Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering or Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering or Postgraduate Diploma in Science 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 Mathematical Modelling or Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematical Modelling

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

Honours

17 This degree may be awarded with Honours in accordance with the General Regulations - Masters Degrees.

Variations

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

Commencement

19 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2022.

Master of Mathematical Modelling (MMathModel) Schedule

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

Taught Masters

Requirement:

at least 15 points from MATHS 765, 787

at least 15 points from ENGSCI 711, 721

up to 45 points from BIOMENG 771, ECON 721, 723, ENGSCI 712, 740, 746, 755, 760, 761, 763, 765, 768, ENVPHYS 701, MATHS 761–764, 766, 769, 770, OPSMGT 752, PHYSICS 742, 743, 752, 753, 757, 780

45 points: ENGSCI 795 Research Project

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

Taught Masters

Requirement:

60 points: ENGSCI 711, 721, MATHS 765, 787

at least 45 points from BIOMENG 771, ECON 721, 723, ENGSCI 712, 740, 746, 755, 760, 761, 763, 765, 768, ENVPHYS 701, MATHS 761–764, 766, 769, 770, OPSMGT 752, PHYSICS 742, 743, 752, 753, 757, 780

up to 30 points from approved 600 and 700 level courses offered at this University

45 points: ENGSCI 795 Research Project

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