Regulations - Medical And Health Sciences


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

and

b passed the courses for Part III in the Bachelor of Nursing with an average grade of B or higher

and

c the approval of the Head of School of Nursing.

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 pass courses with a total value of at least 120 points listed in the Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) Schedule.

5 The programme for each student must be approved by the Head of School of Nursing prior to enrolment.

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.

Dissertation

7 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 Nursing.

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

c The dissertation must 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 Nursing (Honours) is sufficiently high to deserve Honours.

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

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 2006. The 2003 regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) were thereby repealed.

Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) (BNurs(Hons)) Schedule

Requirement:

30 points from NURSING 782, POPLHLTH 701, 704, 705, 706, or other courses approved by the Head of School of Nursing

30 points: NURSING 770

60 points: NURSING 795 Dissertation

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