Regulations - Medical And Health Sciences


The Degree of Master of Clinical Education – MClinEd

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 (i) completed the requirements for a degree deemed relevant by Senate or its representative, with an average grade in the final year of study that is equivalent to a B or higher

or

(ii) completed the requirements for the Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Education, or its equivalent, as approved by Senate or its representative, with an average grade of B or higher

and

b be currently engaged in clinical teaching or curriculum development in a health related discipline.

Duration and Total Points Value

2 A student admitted to this degree under Regulation 1a(i) must:

a pass courses with a total value of 240 points

and

b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees

and

c not exceed 280 points for the total enrolment for this degree.

3 A student admitted to this degree under Regulation 1a(ii) must:

a pass courses with a total value of 120 points

and

b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees

and

c not exceed 160 points for the total enrolment for this degree.

Structure and Content

4 A student wishing to enrol in the nursing courses listed in the Master of Clinical Education Schedule must hold current registration as a nurse in New Zealand.

5 A student enrolled for this degree must complete the requirements as listed in the Master of Clinical Education Schedule.

6 A student who has to complete 240 points must achieve a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in the first 120 points of taught courses for this degree prior to enrolment in CLINED 790, 796, or 797. If this Grade Point Average is not achieved, students may apply to reassign courses passed to the Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Education.

7 With the approval of the Head of School of Medicine students may substitute up to 30 points from the approved courses listed in the Master of Clinical Education Schedule with other relevant postgraduate courses.

8 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.

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

Thesis / Dissertation

10 a The thesis or 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 Medicine.

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

c The thesis or dissertation topic is to embody the results obtained by the student in an investigation into an area of clinical education.

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

Variations

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

Honours

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

Commencement

13 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2013. The 2007 regulations for the Degree of Master of Clinical Education were thereby repealed.

Master of Clinical Education (MClinEd) Schedule

A student who has to complete 120 points must satisfy the following requirements:

Research Masters

120 points: CLINED 796 Thesis or CLINED 797 Research Portfolio

Taught Masters

60 points from CLINED 703–719, NURSING 735, 741, POPLHLTH 701

60 points: CLINED 790 Dissertation

A student who has to complete 240 points must satisfy the following requirements:

Research Masters

120 points: Option 1 or 2 as listed in the Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Education Schedule

120 points: CLINED 796 Thesis or CLINED 797 Research Portfolio

Taught Masters

120 points: Option 1 or 2 as listed in the Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Education Schedule

60 points from CLINED 703–719, NURSING 735, 741, POPLHLTH 701

60 points: CLINED 790 Dissertation

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