Regulations - Science


The Degree of Master of Chemistry – MChem

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 completed the requirements for:

either

a the Degree of Bachelor of Science in a relevant subject from this University with a Grade Point Average of 4.0 or higher in 75 points above Stage II, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

b (i) a Bachelors degree in a relevant subject as approved by Senate or its representative

and

(ii) passed at least 60 points towards the Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Chemistry from this University with a Grade Point Average of 4.0 or higher, provided the postgraduate diploma has not been awarded.

Note: Relevant subjects may include chemistry, chemical and materials engineering, food science.

Duration and Total Points Value

2 A student enrolled for this degree must:

a pass courses with a total value of 180 points

and

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

3 The total enrolment for this degree must not exceed 220 points.

Structure and Content

4 A student enrolled for this degree must complete the requirements as listed in the Master of Chemistry Schedule, which may include the requirements for one of the specialisations listed.

5 A student must achieve a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in at least 60 points of taught courses prior to enrolment in CHEM 794. If this Grade Point Average is not achieved, a student must enrol in FOODSCI 791.

6 A student must complete the University of Auckland Academic Integrity course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar.

Dissertation / Research Project

7 a The dissertation or research project is to be carried out under the guidance of a supervisor appointed by Senate or its representative.

b The dissertation or research project topic must be approved by the relevant Academic Head or nominee prior to enrolment in CHEM 791 or 794.

c The dissertation or research project is to be completed and submitted in accordance with the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

Reassignment

8 A student may apply to reassign courses passed for the Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Chemistry.

Honours

9 This degree may be awarded with Honours in accordance with the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

Variations

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

Commencement

11 These regulations will come into force on 1 January 2023.

Master of Chemistry (MChem) Schedule

Requirement:

Taught Masters

15 points: CHEM 795

30 points from CHEM 712, 740, 741, 780

at least a further 90 points from CHEM 710, 720, 730, 735, 738, 750, 760

up to 15 points from other 700 level courses offered at this University approved by the Academic Head or nominee

30 points: CHEM 791 Research Project

or

15 points: CHEM 795

30 points from CHEM 712, 740, 741, 780

at least a further 60 points from CHEM 710, 720, 730, 735, 738, 750, 760

up to 15 points from other 700 level courses offered at this University approved by the Academic Head or nominee

60 points: CHEM 794 Dissertation

or

Specialisations available:


Analytical Chemistry

45 points: CHEM 740, 741, 795

30 points from FOODSCI 706, 740, FORENSIC 703, 704

at least 60 points from CHEM 710, 712, 720, 730, 735, 738, 750, 760, 780

up to 15 points from other 700 level courses offered at this University approved by the Academic Head or nominee

30 points: CHEM 791 Research Project

or

45 points: CHEM 740, 741, 795

30 points from FOODSCI 706, 740, FORENSIC 703, 704

at least 30 points from CHEM 710, 712, 720, 730, 735, 738, 750, 760, 780

up to 15 points from other 700 level courses offered at this University approved by the Academic Head or nominee

60 points: CHEM 794 Dissertation

or


Materials Science

90 points: CHEM 710, 712, 780, 795, CHEMMAT 724, 725

at least 45 points from CHEM 720, 730, 735, 738, 740, 741, 750, 760

up to 15 points from other 700 level courses offered at this University approved by the Academic Head or nominee

30 points: CHEM 791 Research Project

or

90 points: CHEM 710, 712, 780, 795, CHEMMAT 724, 725

at least 15 points from CHEM 720, 730, 735, 738, 740, 741, 750, 760

up to 15 points from other 700 level courses offered at this University approved by the Academic Head or nominee

60 points: CHEM 794 Dissertation

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