2021 Calendar updates

A summary of the updates that have been made subsequent to the publication of the 2021 University of Auckland Calendar.

Errata and other changes: Corrections to 2021 University of Auckland Calendar

Item in Calendar

Date of Update

Faculty

Notes

Bachelor of Arts

18 November 2020

Arts

The major in Screen Production currently has the following note: “The BA in Screen Production was suspended in 2020. Students who have a current enrolment in this major should contact their faculty for advice regarding completion.

This is incorrect. Screen Production is being taught in Semester One in 2021 so the note has been deleted.

Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching Linguistically Diverse Learners

9 November 2020

Education and Social Work

In the Schedule the following change has been made to the third bullet point

REPLACED

a further 30 points from EDPROF 706-708, EDCURRIC 706, EDPROFM 701, LANGTCHG 701, 761, 764

WITH

a further 30 points from EDPROF 707, 708, EDCURRIC 706, EDPROFM 701, EDPROFST 706, LANGTCHG 710, 761, 764

General Education Regulations, Open Schedule

9 November 2020

General Education

MAORI 103G should not have been listed as part of the General Education Open Schedule. It has now been deleted.

POLICY 742

9 November 2020

Arts

POLICY 742 Statistics and Data Analysis for Policy was inadvertently omitted from the course prescriptions for Public Policy. It has now been added.

Bachelor of Science

28 October 2020

Science

The following regulation was included in error as part of the regulations for the BSc. It has now been deleted.

A student in the Information and Technology major for the BSc component is not permitted to take both the Business Analytics and Information Systems majors for the BCom component.

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

28 October 2020

Science

In the BSc(Hons) Schedule under Geophysics, there was an error in the first bullet point. It mistakenly said

45 points from EARTHSCI 714, 746, GEOPHYS 711–713, 761, PHYSICS 743

It should have said

45 points from EARTHSCI 714, 764, GEOPHYS 711–713, 761, PHYSICS 743

This error has now been corrected.

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

28 October 2020

Science

In the BSc(Hons) Schedule under Photonics, the prerequisite was incorrect. It mistakenly said:

Prerequisite: A major in Physics or its equivalent approved by the Academic Head or nominee including ELECTENG 209, 210, 303 or equivalent courses approved by the Academic Head or nominee

It should have said

Prerequisite: A major in Physics or its equivalent approved by the Academic Head or nominee including ELECTENG 209 and ELECTENG 210 or 292, and ELECTENG 303 or 331 or equivalent courses approved by the Academic Head or nominee

Master of Marine Studies

28 October 2020

Science

Under Dissertation / Thesis Regulations 6a-c referred to “The research project or thesis…”. This is incorrect and has been corrected to read “The dissertation or thesis…” so that the regulations correctly reflect the heading.

Master of Science

28 October 2020

Science

In the MSc Schedule under Psychology, after Research Masters, it said:

Research Masters

either

·         at least 105 points from INDIGEN 712, PSYCH, 700–770, 775–778

·         up to a further 15 points from other approved 600 or 700 level courses offered at this University

·         120 points: PSYCH 796 Thesis in Psychology

The word ‘either’ should not have been included and has now been deleted. Psychology now reads

Research Masters

·         at least 105 points from INDIGEN 712, PSYCH, 700–770, 775–778

·         up to a further 15 points from other approved 600 or 700 level courses offered at this University

·         120 points: PSYCH 796 Thesis in Psychology

Changes to courses

Changes to the following courses have been approved to take effect from 1 January 2021.

Course code

Course title

Date of update

Faculty

Notes

LAWCOMM 736

Special Topic: Advanced Tort Law

18 November 2020

Law

Title has been changed to Special Topic: Comparative Company Law

COMMS 207

Special Topic

9 November 2020

Arts

This course previously did not have a title or description. A title (Special Topic: Communication Research Methods) and description have now been added.

LAWPUBL 470

Special Topic: Social Welfare Law, Policy and Action

9 November 2020

Law

This course has had A and B options added.

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