2019 Calendar updates

A summary of the updates that have been made subsequent to the printing of the 2019 University of Auckland Calendar.

Changes to regulations

Changes to the following regulations have been approved to take effect from 1 January 2019 unless otherwise stated. These regulations supersede those published in the 2019 print Calendar.

Name of Regulations Date of Update
Faculty Notes                                                                  
2019 Closing Dates for Admission 26 June 2019  NA  The Postgraduate Diploma in Business in Maori Development has been deleted from the Closing Dates for Admission table

2019 Closing Dates for Admission

20 May 2019

NA

Master of Teaching (Secondary) deleted from Closing Dates for Admission because it is currently suspended

2019 Closing Dates for Admission

4 May 2019

NA

Master of Teaching (Primary) added to Closing Dates

Bachelor of Sport, Health and Physical Education

1 May 2019

Education and Social Work

Changes made to BSportHPE Schedule: some points value changes, EDUCRRIC 132 added to and EDUCSW 202 deleted from Schedule

Master of Data Science

1 May 2019

Science

Duplicate text removed from Admission regulation 1b

Bachelor of Arts 18 February 2019 Arts  COMMS 208 has been added to the course listing for Communication in the Bachelor of Arts Schedule

Bachelor of Arts

15 February 2019

Arts

Classical Studies and Ancient History. Greek and Latin courses have been added to the Stage III courses and changes have been made to the Requirement section

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

15 February 2019

Arts

Changes to prerequisites for most of the subjects in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Schedule have been approved and actioned

Master of Arts

15 February 2019

Arts

Changes to prerequisites for most of the subjects in the Master of Arts Schedule have been approved and actioned

Bachelor of Social Work

15 February 2019

Education and Social Work

Under Structure and Content regulation ‘a’ currently reads ‘at least 450 points from one of the majors or specialisations listed in the Bachelor of Social Work Schedule.” Majors and specialisations were deleted from the Bachelor of Social Work in 2016 so the regulation has now been amended to read “at least 450 points from the Bachelor of Social Work Schedule”

Bachelor of Arts 17 December 2018 Arts  Under Computer Science in Bachelor of Arts Schedule COMPSCI 105 has been deleted and COMPSCI 130 has been added
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) 17 December 2018 Arts MEDIA 746 has been added to Media, Film and Television in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Schedule
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) 17 December 2018 Arts EDPROFM 700 and 702 added to Education in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Schedule
Master of Arts 17 December 2018 Arts  MEDIA 746 has been added to Media, Film and Television in the Master of Arts Schedule (120 and 240 points)
Master of Arts 17 December 2018 Arts EDPROFM 700 and 702 added to Master of Arts Schedule (240 points)
Graduate Diploma in Architectural Studies 17 December 2018 Creative Arts and Industries Changes have been made to the Graduate Diploma in Architectural Studies Schedule for the 150-point option
Master of Urban Design 17 December 2018 Creative Arts and Industries Honours regulation has been replaced with a Distinction regulation
Bachelor of Sport, Health and Physical Education 17 December 2018 Education and Social Work New regulation 3 and note added regarding disclosure of criminal convictions
Postgraduate Certificate in Education 17 December 2018 Education and Social Work EDPROF 702 added to Postgraduate Certificate in Education Schedule
Postgraduate Diploma in Education 17 December 2018 Education and Social Work EDPROF 702 added to Postgraduate Diploma in Education Schedule
Bachelor of Global Studies 17 December 2018 Interfaculty  POLITICS 346 has been added to Global Politics and Human Rights in the Bachelor of Global Studies Schedule
Master of Higher Education 17 December 2018 Interfaculty Regulation 14 (Transfer from Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education or Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice) has been amended
General Education Regulations 17 December 2018 General Education  Regulation 4 has been amended
Closing Dates for Admission 29 November 2018 The closing date for the Bachelor of Dance Studies and the Bachelor of Fine Arts has been changed from 1 October to 8 December, ie All programmes not otherwise specified
Closing Dates for Admission 29 November 2018

The closing dates for the Master of Business Administration have been changed as follows:

Master of Business Administration (Domestic applicants) for Quarter Two 2019, 1 February 2019 (print Calendar says 1 March 2019)

Master of Business Administration (International applicants) for Quarter Four, 1 March 2019 (print Calendar says 1 July 2019)

Master of Business Administration (Domestic applicants) for Quarter Four 2019, 1 July 2019 (print Calendar says 1 August 2019)

Closing Dates for Admission 29 November 2018

The Postgraduate Diploma in Business in Māori Development has been added to the Closing Dates for Admission Table with a closing date of 1 February 2019. This is because the intake is different from other subjects in the PGDipBus.

Update 26/6/19. The Postgraduate Diploma in Business in Maori Development has now been deleted from Closing Dates for Admission.

Graduate Diploma in Arts

16 November 2018

Arts

In the Structure and Content section Regulation 5b said “60 points from a major listed in the Bachelor of Arts Schedule, including the Stage III courses required for that major.” It has been updated to read “at least 60 points from a major listed in the Bachelor of Arts Schedule, including the Stage III courses required for that major.”

Graduate Diploma in Science

16 November 2018

Science

In the Structure and Content section Regulation 5b said “60 points from a major listed in the Bachelor of Science Schedule, including the Stage III courses required for that major.” It has been updated to read “at least 60 points from a major listed in the Bachelor of Science Schedule, including the Stage III courses required for that major.”

Fees Schedules

13 November 2018

-

Fees for 2019 as approved by Council in October, 2018

Limitations Schedules B and C

1 November 2018

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Limitations for course and General Education courses

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

1 November 2018                          

   Arts      

The prerequisite for the new subject of Classical Studies and Ancient History has been amended. It now reads: “Prerequisite: A major in Ancient History, Classical Studies, Classical Studies and Ancient History, or a major in Greek or Latin including 90 points in Ancient History or Classical Studies, or an equivalent subject approved by the Academic Head or nominee. Students must have passed 15 points from ANCHIST 310, 340, GREEK 101, LATIN 101, or equivalent approved by the Academic Head or nominee.”

Master of Business Administration (Transition only)

1 November 2018

Business and Economics

The MBA has been restructured as a 180-point qualification but the 120 point pathway is being retained as a transition arrangement for applicants who have completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Business in Administration or the Postgraduate Diploma in Business in Māori Development prior to 2019, or who will complete one of these programmes in 2019.                                                                                                              

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Changes to courses

Changes to the following courses have been approved to take effect from 1 January 2019. These changes supersede the details of the courses published in the 2019 print Calendar.

Course code Course title Date of update Faculty Notes

ACCTG 780

Special Topic

1 May 2019

Business and Economics

Title changed from “Special Topic” to “Special Topic: Sustainability Accounting and Integrated Reporting” and description added

ACCTG 781

Special Topic

1 May 2019

Business and Economics

Title changed from “Special Topic” to “Special Topic: Efficiency and Productivity Measurement”

ARCHGEN 711-745

All Special Topics

1 May 2019

Creative Arts and Industries

Titles and/or descriptions changed for all these courses

EDCURRIC 239

Teaching and Coaching Sport

1 May 2019

Education and Social Work

Restriction of ACE 923.668 deleted

EDPROFST 205

Promoting Achievement for Diverse Learners

1 May 2019

Education and Social Work

Prerequisite has been changed to read 15 points from EDUC 118, 140, EDUCM 118, 140 and 15 points from EDUC 119, 141, EDUCM 119, 141 or 30 points passed at Stage I in BEd(TESOL)

LAWCOMM 700

Special Topic

1 May 2019

Law

Title changed from “Special Topic” to “Special Topic: Foundations of Tax Law” and description added

LAWPUBL 747

Special Topic: Equality and Anti-discrimination

1 May 2019

Law

Title changed from “Special Topic: Equality and Anti-discrimination” to “Special Topic: Patients’ Rights” and description added

MEDSCI 745

Special Topic

1 May 2019

Medical and Health Sciences

Title changed from “Special Topic” to “Special Topic: Drug Development” and description added

PSYCH 749

Special Topic

1 May 2019

Science

Title changed from “Special Topic” to “Special Topic: Applied Behaviour Analysis Ethics”

PSYCH 758

Special Topic

1 May 2019

Science

Title changed from “Special Topic” to “Special Topic: Ethnicity, Identity and Culture”

PSYCH 759

Special Topic

1 May 2019

Science

Title changed from “Special Topic” to “Special Topic: Advanced Behavioural Psychology”

PSYCH 764

Special Topic

1 May 2019

Science

Title changed from “Special Topic” to “Special Topic: Dual Process Theories of Human Cognition”

ASIAN 753

Special Topic

11 March 2019

Arts

Title changed from “Special Topic” to “Special Topic: Transnational North-East Asia: Challenges and Possibilities” and description added

PACIFIC 709 Special Topic 4 March 2019  Arts  Title changed to "Special Topic: Pacific Research Practice” and description added
COMMS 300, 301, 302, 303, 304, 306 18 February 2019 Arts  COMMS 208 has been added to the prerequisites for all of these courses
DRAMA 301 Drama: Topics and Themes 18 February 2019 Arts 

Description has been amended to read: “Building on the principles and practical skills from DRAMA 202 and 204, the course will focus more narrowly on topics of theatrical practice and dramatic representation. Classes involve theatrical workshops and collaborative projects.”

Prerequisite has been amended to now read ”DRAMA 202 or 204 and approval of Academic Head or nominee

The restriction of THEATRE 301  has been deleted.

LANGTCHG 302 Practical Language Teaching 18 February 2019 Arts  In the print Calendar the prerequisite reads “LANGTCHG 300 or 301 and approval of Academic Head or nominee”. It has been amended to read ”LANGTCHG 300 or 301”
LANGTCHG 311

Text Analysis and Technology for Language Teachers

18 February 2019 Arts  The title has been changed to “Language and Technology”
PHIL 351 Philosophy and the Environment 18 February 2019 Arts  In the print Calendar the prerequisite reads “30 points at Stage II in  Philosophy or Transnational Cultures and Creative Practice” It has been amended to read “30 points at Stage II in Global Environment and Sustainable Development or Philosophy

ASIAN 753

Special Topic

15 February 2019

Arts

Title changed to "Special Topic: Transnational Asia: Challenges and Possibilities" and description added

SPORTHPE 103

Biophysical Foundations

15 February 2019

Education and Social Work

The restriction for this course currently reads “EDCURRIC 132, 133”. EDCURRIC 132 has now been deleted from the restriction which now reads “EDCURRIC 133

LAWCOMM 769

Special Topic: Contemporary Issues in Insolvency Law

15 February 2019

Law

Title changed to "Special Topic: Economic Regulation: Principles and Practice”

LAWGENRL 458

Special Topic

15 February 2019

Law

Title changed to "Special Topic: Pasifika Peoples and the Law" and description added

LAWHONS 744

Special Topic

15 February 2019

Law

A and B courses added and title changed to "Special Topic: Privacy Law”

ANTHRO 352

Special Topic

17 December 2018

Arts

Title changed to “Special Topic: Applied Anthropology”

ARTSGEN 301

Internship

17 December 2018

Arts

A restriction has been added to this course which reads ‘Restriction: COMMS 307’

ARTHIST 246

Special Topic

17 December 2018

Arts

Title changed to "Special Topic: Global History of Photography"

ARTHIST 331

Framing the Viewer: 20th Century Art

17 December 2018

Arts

The prerequisite has been replaced and now reads “15 points at Stage I in Art History and 15 points from ENGLISH 206, FRENCH 244, HISTORY 241, PHIL 212, or 15 points at Stage II in Art History and 60 points passed

ARTHIST 346

Special Topic

17 December 2018

Arts

Title changed to "Special Topic: Global History of Photography"

COMMS 307

Communication Internship

17 December 2018

Arts

A restriction has been added to this course which reads ‘Restriction: ARTSGEN 301’

POLITICS 346

Special Topic: Terrorism

17 December 2018

Arts

The prerequisite for this course has been amended. It now reads ‘Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Political Studies or Politics and International Relations or POLITICS 106 and 30 points at Stage II in Global Politics and Human Rights

POLITICS 777

Special Topic

17 December 2018

Arts

Title changed to "Special Topic: Politics of Terrorism" and description added

ARCHHTC 376

Directed Study

17 December 2018

Creative Arts and Industries

ARCHHTC 376 is a new course and has been added to the course prescriptions for Architectural History, Theory and Criticism

EDCURRIC 716

Special Topic: Research Methods in Language Education

17 December 2018

Education and Social Work

Prerequisite of ‘Departmental approval’ has been deleted

EDPROF 724

Developing Communities of Learning

17 December 2018

Education and Social Work

Prerequisite of ‘Departmental approval’ has been deleted

EDPROFST 755

The Inquiring Professional

17 December 2018

Education and Social Work

Prerequisite of ‘Departmental approval’ has been deleted

EDUCSW 302

Service Learning

17 December 2018

Education and Social Work

A prerequisite has been added to this course which reads ‘Prerequisite: Students are required to consent to the disclosure of criminal convictions and safety checks as required by the Vulnerable Children Act’

SPORT 204

Coaching Sport

17 December 2018

Education and Social Work

A prerequisite has been added to this course which reads ‘Prerequisite: Students are required to consent to the disclosure of criminal convictions and safety checks as required by the Vulnerable Children Act’

LAWCOMM 749

Special Topic: Artificial Intelligence: Law and Policy

17 December 2018

Law

Title changed to "Special Topic: International Litigation”

LAWPUBL 754

Special Topic: Patient Rights and Public Protection

17 December 2018

Law

Title changed to ‘Special Topic: Comparative Human Rights Law’

BIOSCI 109

Ecology and Evolution: The Continuum of Life

17 December 2018

Science

The following restriction has been added: BIOSCI 104

COMPSCI 110

Introduction to Computer Systems

17 December 2018

Science

The following restriction has been deleted: COMPSCI 111 cannot be taken concurrently or after this course

COMPSCI 111

An Introduction to Practical Computing

17 December 2018

Science

The following restriction has been added: Cannot be taken with or after COMPSCI 110

SCISCHOL 100

Science in Action

17 December 2018

Science

A and B courses added (ie SCISCHOL 100A and 100B)

MEDIA 745

Special Topic

16 November 2018

Arts

Title changed to "Special Topic: Communication Excess and Avoidance" and description added

MEDIA 746

Special Topic

16 November 2018

Arts

Title changed to "Special Topic: Zizek Through Hitchcock" and description added

POLITICS 775

Special Topic

16 November 2018

Arts

Title changed to "Special Topic: Politics of Terrorism" and description added

LAWCOMM 733

Special Topic: International Litigation

16 November 2018

Law

Title changed to "Special Topic: Comparative Corporate Governance”

LAWCOMM 788

Special Topic: Australian Tax

16 November 2018

Law

Title changed to "Special Topic: Asia Pacific Tax”

LAWENVIR 732

Special Topic: Multilateral Trading Systems and Protection of the Environment:

16 November 2018

Law

Title changed to "Special Topic: Selected Issues in Environmental and Natural Resources Law”

LAWGENRL 724

Special Topic

16 November 2018

Law

Title changed to “Special Topic: Miscarriage of Justice”’

LAWGENRL 436 Aviation Law 16 November 2018 Law Title changed to “Air and Space Law”’ and description amended

LAWPUBL 744

Special Topic: Vulnerable Adults: Rights Protection in the Modern Age

16 November 2018

Law

Title changed to “Special Topic: Human Rights and Technology”

LAWPUBL 753

Special Topic: Torture and Disappearance

16 November 2018

Law

Title changed to “Special Topic: Comparative Constitutional Law”

LAWPUBL 755

Special Topic: Comparative Sentencing – Regulatory Offences

16 November 2018

Law

Title changed to "Special Topic: Comparative Criminology”

POLITICS 346

Special Topic

1 November 2018

Arts

Title changed to "Special Topic: Terrorism" and description added

LAWCOMM 457

Special Topic

1 November 2018

Law

Title changed to "Special Topic: Consumer Law" and description added

LAWHONS 743

Special Topic

1 November 2018

Law

Title changed to "Special Topic: Studies in Refugee and Immigration Law" and description added

LAWPUBL 464

Special Topic

1 November 2018

Law

Title changed to "Special Topic: Law and Policy" and description added

STATS 732

Foundations of Statistical Inference

1 November 2018

Science

Description amended

Errata: Corrections to print version of 2019 University of Auckland Calendar

Item in Calendar Date of Update
Faculty Notes Page number
of print Calendar

Limitations Schedule 2019

14 March 2019

-

Calendar incorrectly refers to the “…number of students who can be enrolled in 2018…”. It should say, in full: “Because of insufficient accommodation and restrictions on staffing there will be a limitation on the number of students who can be enrolled in 2019 in the programmes and courses listed below. The online Calendar has been corrected.

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Master of Information Technology 5 March 2019  Science  Regulation 11 of Master of Science regulations refers to COMPSCI 788. The regulation should read 'A student who has to complete 240 points must achieve a Grade Point Average of 4.0 or higher in the first 180 points of taught courses taken for this degree prior to enrolment in COMPSCI 778.' 366 
Master of Arts 21 February 2019  Arts  In Linguistics in the Master of Arts Schedule (240 points), under Research Masters there are some bullet points which should have been deleted. They have now been deleted and the Schedule has been corrected. 99 

Bachelor of Arts

15 February 2019

Arts

In Drama in the Bachelor of Arts Schedule the Requirement currently reads “45 points: DRAMA 202, 301, 302”. It should read “75 points: DRAMA 202, 301, 302”. The Schedule has now been corrected.

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Master of Business Administration

15 February 2019

Business and Economics

The MBA Schedule is not what was approved by CUAP in 2018 so it has now been corrected, including the adding of BUSMBA 700

130

Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours)

15 February 2019

Science

Regulation 5 is incorrect and should read as follows: “A student must achieve a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in each successive two semesters of full-time enrolment, or the part-time equivalent, taken towards this degree. If this Grade Point Average is not achieved, enrolment in the Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) cannot continue.

358

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Laws

15 February 2019

Conjoint

Regulation b currently reads “points required for the LLB component, including:” It should read “405 points required for the LLB component, including”

437

2019 Enrolment Dates

   

In the column headed ‘Deadline for adding or deleting course with refund of fees’, the deadline for Summer school courses says ’10 January 2019’. It should say ’13 January 2019’.

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2019 Programme Start Dates

 

 

The Bachelor of Education (Teaching) and Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary) were included in error. They have now been removed.

10

Bachelor of Music

 

Creative Arts and Industries

Bachelor of Music Schedule. The first bullet point under Creative Practice: Jazz says "160 points: MUS 104, 143, 243, 343". It should say "60 points: MUS 104, 143, 243, 343"

159

Master of Property

 

Business and Economics

The heading ‘Requirement Taught Masters’ and the first bullet point “15 points: PROPERTY 701” were inadvertently deleted from the Schedule for the Master of Property for the 180-point option. They have now been reinstated.

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Graduate Diploma in Science

 

Science

In the Structure and Content section Regulations 5a and 5b say:’

“a at least 75 points above Stage II, from the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science (Honours) Schedules

or

b 60 points from a major listed in the Bachelor of Science Schedule, including the Stage III courses required for that major.”

They should say:

“a at least 75 points above Stage II, from the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science (Honours) Schedules

and

b at least 60 points from a major listed in the Bachelor of Science Schedule, including the Stage III courses required for that major.”

379

Graduate Diploma in Science

 

Science

Regulation 12 (Award of Diploma) is included but should have been removed. It has now been deleted.

380

Postgraduate Certificate in Information Technology   Science  The Schedule for the Postgraduate Certificate in Information Technology was mistakenly omitted from the print Calendar. It has now been reinstated. 380 

Master of Human Resource Management

17 December 2018

Business and Economics

Commencement regulation incorrectly says "The 2018 regulations for the Degree of Master of Management were thereby repealed." It should say "The 2018 regulations for the Degree of Master of Human Resource Management were thereby repealed."

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ANTHRO 246

17 December 2018

Arts  ANTHRO 246 was mistakenly deleted from the Calendar but has now been reinstated to the online Calendar 491 
ANTHRO 346

17 December 2018

Arts ANTHRO 346 was mistakenly deleted from the Calendar but has now been reinstated to the online Calendar 492 
BUSMGT 718   Business and Economics This course incorrectly has a prerequisite that reads: BUSMGT 712. This prerequisite has now been deleted and the online Calendar corrected. 599 
INFOSYS 345   Business and Economics The prerequisite for this course is incorrect. It should read: “Either INFOSYS 220, 222 and 280 or COMPSCI 235 or 280 or equivalent, or either BUSAN 200 and 201 or INFOMGMT 290 and 292, or STATS 208 or 255, or OPSMGT 255 and 258, and a GPA of 4.0 or higher. Final enrolment subject to course supervisor approval.” The online Calendar has been corrected. 610 
DESIGN 200   Creative Arts and Industries The points value for this course is incorrectly listed as “15 Points” when it should say “30 Points”. This has now been corrected. 628 

MATHS 110

 

Science

The Restriction reads “MATHS 153, 208, 250, ENGGEN 150, ENGSCI 111. More than 15 points from MATHS 120 and 130. May not be taken with, or after, MATHS 110, 150”. It should read “MATHS 153, 208, 250, ENGGEN 150, ENGSCI 111. More than 15 points from MATHS 120 and 130. May not be taken with, or after, MATHS 108, 150”

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