Regulations - Science


The Degree of Master of Wine Science – MWineSci

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 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.

Note: Relevant subjects may include biology, chemistry, chemical and materials engineering, earth sciences, environmental science, food science, geography, or geology.

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 Wine Science Schedule.

5 A student must achieve a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in at least 60 points of taught courses in order to enrol in WINESCI 792.

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 .

Research Project

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

b The research project topic must be approved by the relevant Academic Head or nominee prior to enrolment in WINESCI 792.

c The 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 this degree to the Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Wine Science.

Variations

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

Honours

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

Commencement

11 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2021.

Master of Wine Science (MWineSci) Schedule

Requirement:

Taught Masters

120 points from WINESCI 701–708

15 points from other approved 700 level courses offered at this University

45 points: WINESCI 792 Research Project

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