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.

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 The programme for each student must be approved by the Head of School of Medical Sciences.

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, 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

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

Honours

9 a This degree may be awarded only where a student’s overall grade for the Degree of Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) is sufficiently high to deserve Honours.

b Should a student fail to qualify for the award of the Degree of Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) Senate or its representative may approve the reassignment of points towards the Postgraduate Diploma in Biomedical Science.

10 Where the standard specified in Regulation 9a is achieved, Honours will be awarded as specified in the General Regulations – Bachelors Honours Postgraduate Degrees.

Commencement

11 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2017.

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

Requirement:

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

90 points: MEDSCI 785 Thesis

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