Regulations - Medical And Health Sciences


The Degree of Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) – BBiomedSc(Hons)

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 the Degree of Bachelor of Science with a major in Biomedical Science from this University, or an equivalent qualification as approved by Senate or its representative

and

b passed 90 points in courses above Stage II with a grade point average of 6.5 or higher

and

c the approval of the Head of School of Medical Sciences.

Note: 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 Medical and Health Sciences.

Duration and Total Points Value

2 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 – Bachelors Honours Postgraduate Degrees.

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

Structure and Content

4 A student enrolled for this degree must complete the requirements as listed in the Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) Schedule.

5 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

6 a The thesis is to be carried out under the guidance of a supervisor appointed by Senate or its representative, on the recommendation of the Head of School of Medical Sciences.

b The thesis topic must be approved by the relevant Departmental Postgraduate Committee prior to enrolment.

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

Variations

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

Honours

8 This degree may be awarded with Honours as specified in the General Regulations – Bachelors Honours Postgraduate Degrees.

Reassignment

9 A student may apply to reassign courses passed to the Postgraduate Diploma in Biomedical Science.

Amendment

10 These regulations and/or schedule have been amended with effect from 1 January 2020.

Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) (BBiomedSc(Hons)) Schedule

Requirement:

30 points from BIOSCI 701, 736, 737, 741, 746, 755–759, HLTHPSYC 716, MEDSCI 700, 703–723, 727, 729–740, 743, 745

90 points: MEDSCI 785 Thesis

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