Regulations - Science


The Degree of Master of Organisational Psychology – MOrgPsych

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 have:

either

a (i) completed the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts with a major in Psychology, Bachelor of Science with a major in Psychology, Graduate Diploma in Arts in Psychology, Graduate Diploma in Science in Psychology, or Graduate Diploma in Applied Psychology from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in 45 points above Stage II in Psychology, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

(ii) completed the requirements for a Bachelors degree or Graduate Diploma from this University in a relevant subject with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in 75 points above Stage II, or the equivalent as approved by the Senate or its representative

and

b passed PSYCH 306 or the equivalent approved by the Academic Head or nominee.

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

Note: A relevant subject may be in business, education, or health sciences.

Duration and Total Points Value

3 A student admitted to 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 Organisational Psychology Schedule.

6 A student must achieve a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in the first 60 points of taught courses prior to enrolment in PSYCH 794. If this Grade Point Average is not achieved, enrolment in the Master of Organisational Psychology cannot continue.

7 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 / Thesis

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

b The dissertation or thesis topic must be approved by the Academic Head or nominee prior to enrolment.

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

Reassignment

9 A student may apply to reassign courses passed to the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in Psychology or Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Psychology.

Variations

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

Honours

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

Commencement

12 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2021.

Master of Organisational Psychology (MOrgPsych) Schedule

Requirement:

Research Masters

45 points: PSYCH 761, 766, 744

45 points from GLMI 702 or 710, 705, 706, PSYCH 715, 716, 717, 731, 758

90 points: PSYCH 794 Thesis

Taught Masters

45 points: PSYCH 761, 766, 744

90 points from GLMI 702 or 710, 705, 706, PSYCH 715, 716, 717, 731, 758

45 points: PSYCH 790 Dissertation

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