Regulations - Medical And Health Sciences


The Degree of Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) – BHSc(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 Health Sciences from this University or an equivalent degree approved by Senate or its representative

and

b passed 90 points in courses at Stage III in the Bachelor of Health Sciences, or equivalent degree, with an average grade of B or higher

and

c the approval of the Head of School of Population Health.

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 Health Sciences (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.

Dissertation

6 a The dissertation 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 Population Health.

b The dissertation topic must be approved by the Head of School of Population Health prior to enrolment.

c The dissertation must 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 Health Sciences.

Commencement

10 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2009.

Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) (BHSc(Hons)) Schedule

Requirement:

30 points: POPLHLTH 758, 767

30 points from HLTHINFO 728, HLTHMGT 729, MAORIHTH 709, 710, POPLHLTH 704, 708, 711, 712, 715, 718–720, 724, 732, 735–738, 752, 765

60 points: POPLHLTH 780 Dissertation

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