Regulations - Medical And Health Sciences


The Degree of Master of Audiology – MAud

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:

a completed the requirements for a relevant Bachelors degree from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in 60 points above Stage II, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

and

b demonstrated in accordance with approved selection criteria determined by the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences the ability and personal qualities necessary for a person seeking a qualification as an Audiologist. This will normally require an interview.

2 In exceptional circumstances, Senate or its representative may approve the admission of an applicant who has relevant practical, professional or scholarly experience deemed equivalent to the requirements in Regulation 1.

Note: A relevant degree may include subjects in one of health sciences, public health, or science. Whether a degree is considered relevant will also depend on the courses taken; relevant areas may include physiology and psychology.

Duration and Total Points Value

3 A student enrolled for this degree must:

a follow a programme of four full-time semesters and pass courses with a total value of 240 points

and

b complete within the time limit specified for full-time students in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

4 The total enrolment for this degree must not exceed 280 points.

Structure and Content

5 Research Masters

A student enrolled for this degree must pass courses with a total value of at least 240 points from Parts I and II as listed in the Master of Audiology Schedule.

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.

7 The programme for each student must be approved by the Head of School of Population Health prior to enrolment.

8 A student enrolled for this degree must, before enrolment in Part II, achieve a Grade Point Average of 4.0 or higher in Part I. If this Grade Point Average is not achieved, enrolment in the Master of Audiology cannot continue.

Practical and Clinical Requirements

9 Each student must pass the clinical and practical requirements of the required courses to the satisfaction of the Head of School of Population Health. This includes a practicum undertaken between Part I and Part II.

Thesis

10 a The thesis is to be carried out under the guidance of a supervisor appointed by the Head of School of Population Health.

b The thesis is to embody the results obtained by the student in an investigation into an area of Audiology.

c Any laboratory work in connection with the thesis must be carried out within the University. However, Senate or its representative may permit a student to carry out the work in an approved institute outside the University for any period or periods considered necessary.

d The thesis is to be completed and submitted in accordance with the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

Reassignment

11 A student may apply to reassign courses passed for the Master of Audiology to the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences.

Variations

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

Honours

13 This degree may be awarded with Honours as specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

Commencement

14 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2020. The 2010 regulations for the Degree of Master of Audiology were thereby repealed.

Master of Audiology (MAud) Schedule

Research Masters

Requirement:

Part I

120 points: AUDIOL 701, 702, 704, 713–716

Part II

30 points: AUDIOL 718

90 points: AUDIOL 796 Thesis

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