Regulations - Science


The Degree of Master of Marine Conservation – MMarineCons

The regulations for this programme 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:

either

a have completed the requirements for a Bachelors degree with a Grade Point Average of 4.0 or higher in 75 points above Stage II including at least 45 points in a relevant subject, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

b (i) have completed the requirements for a Bachelors degree 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

and

(ii) have at least three years of relevant professional experience approved by Senate or its representative.

2 In exceptional circumstances, Senate or its representative may approve the admission of a student who has at least three years of scholarly experience deemed equivalent to the requirements in Regulation 1a, and extensive, relevant, practical, or professional experience.

Note: Relevant subjects may include biology and marine ecology, conservation biology, environmental management, environmental law, environmental policy and social science.

Duration and Total Points Value

3 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.

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

Structure and Content

5 A student enrolled for this degree must complete the requirements as listed in the Master of Marine Conservation 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.

Reassignment

7 A student may apply to reassign courses passed for this degree to the Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Marine Science.

Variations

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

Honours

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

Commencement

10 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2020.

Master of Marine Conservation (MMarineCons) Schedule

Requirement:

Research Masters

45 points: MARINE 701, 703, 705

45 points from BIOSCI 724, 727, 735, 738, 739, 761, ENVSCI 701, 702, 705, 711, 733, ENVMGT 741, 742, 744, 746, GEOG 730, 748, INDIGEN 711, LAWENVIR 710, 721, 770, MAORI 732, MARINE 702, PACIFIC 702, 704, other approved 700 level courses offered at this University

90 points: MARINE 795 Thesis

Taught Masters

45 points: MARINE 701, 703, 705

105 points from BIOSCI 724, 727, 735, 738, 739, 761, ENVSCI 701, 702, 705, 711, 733, ENVMGT 741, 742, 744, 746, GEOG 730, 748, INDIGEN 711, LAWENVIR 710, 721, 770, MAORI 732, MARINE 702, PACIFIC 702, 704, other approved 700 level courses offered at this University

30 points: MARINE 790 Project

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