2017 Calendar updates

A summary of the updates that have been made subsequent to the printing of the 2017 University of Auckland Calendar.

Changes to regulations

Changes to the following regulations have been approved to take effect from 1 January 2017 unless otherwise stated. These regulations supersede those published in the 2017 print Calendar.

Name of Regulations Date of Update
Faculty Notes
Enrolment and programme regulations 9 August 2017 - Addition of Late Year Term to the regulations.
Examination Regulations 5 July 2017 - Regulation 12a-12c, under Missed Examinations, replaced by Regulation 12.
Master of Public Policy 11 May 2017
Arts Change to the schedule for the 120-point Taught Masters.
Bachelor of Arts 20 January 2017 Arts Change to Stage III courses for Major in Italian in schedule.
Academic regulations, Course Limitations - Schedule B   30 November 2016 Engineering Course limitation for MECHENG 752 changed from 60 to 30
Bachelor of Laws
4 November 2016 Law Change to Part IV of the schedule
Master of Engineering Studies 4 November 2016 Engineering Regulation 14 "Honours" now applies to "Honours/Distinction/Merit" and has been amended accordingly.
Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary)
4 November 2016 Education and Social Work Amendment to Regulation 5 "Structure and Content" and to the schedule.
Master of Science 4 November 2016 Science Regulation 12 "Honours" now applies to "Honours/Distinction/Merit" and has been amended accordingly.
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Changes to courses

Changes to the following courses have been approved to take effect from 1 January 2017. These changes supersede the details of the courses published in the 2017 print Calendar.

Course code Course title Date of update Faculty Notes
GERMAN 728 Special Topic 21 July 2017 Arts Title changed to "Special Topic: Deutsche Sprachgeschichte: History of the German Language", description added
CHEM 150 Concepts in Chemistry 6 June 2017 Science Restriction amended
PHYSICS 160 Physics for the Life Sciences 18 May 2017 Science Prerequisite added
PHYSICS 121 Advancing Physics 1 18 May 2017 Science Description amended
MATHS 110 Mathematics for Science   18 May 2017 Science Prerequisite added
LAWGENRL 724
Special Topic 18 May 2017 Law Title changed to "Special Topic: Modern Perspectives of Islamic Law"
POLITICS 769 Advanced Research Skills 18 May 2017 Arts Description amended
POLITICS 700 Peace, Conflict and Terrorism 31 Mar 2017 Arts Title changed to "Conflict and Terrorism"
FTVMS 222
Comics and Visual Narrative 7 Feb 2017 Arts Prerequisite amended
COMMS 205 Writing: Concept and Craft 7 Feb 2017 Arts Prerequisite amended
COMMS 204 Social Media 7 Feb 2017 Arts Prerequisite amended
COMMS 203 Television Journalism 7 Feb 2017 Arts Prerequisite amended
COMMS 202 Audiences and Theories of Reception 7 Feb 2017 Arts Prerequisite amended
COMMS 201 Journalism Studies 7 Feb 2017 Arts Prerequisite amended
COMMS 200 Writing in the Workplace 7 Feb 2017 Arts Prerequisite amended
POLICY 790 / POLICY 790A / POLICY 790B Dissertation 7 Feb 2017 Arts Course added
INFOMGMT 390 Special Topic in Information Management 20 Jan 2017 Business and Economics Prerequisite added
POPLHLTH 761 Special Topic 29 Nov 2016 Medical and Health Sciences Title changed from "Special Topic" to "Special Topic: Women, Gender and Health", description added
POPLHLTH 764 Special Topic 29 Nov 2016 Medical and Health Sciences Title changed to "Special Topic: The Health and Wellbeing of Pacific Youth", description added
NURSPRAC 717 Special Topic 29 Nov 2016 Medical and Health Sciences Title changed to "Special Topic: Practicum for RN Designated Prescribers", description added
EDCURSEC 688 Special Topic 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Description removed
EDCURSEC 687 Special Topic
14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Title changed to "Studies in Curriculum and Pedagogy"
EDCURSEC 680 Te Whakatairanga 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Corequisite amended
EDCURSEC 679 Te Whakawhanaketanga
14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Prerequisite removed, corequisite added
EDCURSEC 675 Teaching Spanish 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Corequisite amended
EDCURSEC 674 Teaching Samoan 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Corequisite amended
EDCURSEC 671 Teaching Japanese 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Corequisite amended
EDCURSEC 670 Teaching German 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Corequisite amended
EDCURSEC 669 Teaching French 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Corequisite amended
EDCURSEC 668 Teaching Chinese 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Corequisite amended
EDCURSEC 666 Teaching ESSOL 2   14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Prerequisite removed, corequisite added
EDCURSEC 664 Teaching Media Studies 2 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Prerequisite removed, corequisite added
EDCURSEC 658 Teaching and Learning English 3 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Prerequisite removed, corequisite added
EDCURSEC 654 Teaching Dance Education 2 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Prerequisite removed, corequisite added
EDCURSEC 652 Teaching Drama 2 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Prerequisite removed, corequisite added
EDCURSEC 650 Visual Arts Education 3 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Prerequisite removed, corequisite added
EDCURSEC 647 Music Education Research 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Prerequisite removed, corequisite added
EDCURSEC 642 Implementing Technology Education
14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Prerequisite removed, corequisite added
EDCURSEC 641 Teaching Specialist Technological Practice 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Corequisite amended
EDCURSEC 636 Accounting Education 1 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Title changed to "Accounting Education"
EDCURSEC 634 Economics Education 1 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work

 

Title changed to "Economics Education"

EDCURSEC 631 History for Teaching 2 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Prerequisite removed, corequisite added
EDCURSEC 630 History for Teaching 1 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Corequisite amended
EDCURSEC 627 Geography for Teaching 2 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Prerequisite removed, corequisite added
EDCURSEC 626 Geography for Teaching 1 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Corequisite amended
EDCURSEC 618A/B Teaching Physics Education 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Corequisite amended
EDCURSEC 617 Teaching Biology Education 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Corequisite amended
EDCURSEC 616 Teaching Chemistry Education 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Corequisite amended
EDCURSEC 614 Teaching and Learning Science 2 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Corequisite amended
EDCURSEC 613 Teaching and Learning Science 1 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Prerequisite added
EDCURSEC 612 Teaching Health Education 2 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Prerequisite removed, corequisite added
EDCURSEC 608 Physical Education Curriculum 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Corequisite amended
EDCURSEC 604 Senior Mathematics Education 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Prerequisite removed, corequisite amended
EDCURSEC 603
Curriculum Statistics Education 2 14 Nov 2016 Education and Social Work Corequisite amended
PHYSICS 160 Physics for the Life Sciences 14 Nov 2016 Science Prerequisite removed
PHYSICS 120 Advancing Physics 1 14 Nov 2016 Science Prerequisite removed
MATHS 110 Mathematics for Science 14 Nov 2016 Science Prerequisite removed
FTVMS 745 Special Topic 14 Nov 2016 Arts Title changed to "Special Topic: Geo-media", description added
LAWGENRL 435
Special Topic 14 Nov 2016 Law Course title changed to "Theories of Private Law", description, prerequisite and restriction added
LAW 498 Advanced Legal Research, Writing and Communication 14 Nov 2016 Law New course
LAWCOMM 424 Insurance Law 4 Nov 2016 Law Restriction changed from "LAW 431" to "LAW 431, LAWCOMM 453"
 
LAWCOMM 453 Special Topic 4 Nov 2016 Law Title changed to "Aspects of Insurance Law", course description, prerequisite and restriction added
LAWENVIR 710 Global Environmental Law 4 Nov 2016 Law Title changed to "International Environmental Law"
LAWGENRL 434 Special Topic 4 Nov 2016 Law Title changed to "Trial Advocacy",  course description, prerequisite, corequisite and restriction added
LAWGENRL 451 Special Topic 4 Nov 2016 Law Title changed to "Legal Foundations of Capitalism", course description and prerequisite added
LAWGENRL 452 Appellate Advocacy 4 Nov 2016 Law New course
LAWGENRL 455 Economic Analysis of Public and Private Law 4 Nov 2016 Law New course
LAWHONS 741A, 741B 
Special Topic 4 Nov 2016 Law Title changed to "Indigenous Peoples and the Law", course description and restriction added
LAWHONS 742A, 741B Special Topic 4 Nov 2016 Law Title changed to "Public Authority Liability", restriction added
LAWPUBL 421 Advanced International Law 4 Nov 2016 Law Restriction changed from “LAW 408” to “LAW 408, LAWPUBL 459”
LAWPUBL 443 Special Topic 4 Nov 2016 Law Title changed to "Refugee Law", course descripton, prerequisite and restriction added
LAWPUBL 444 Special Topic 4 Nov 2016 Law Title changed to "Immigration Law", course description, prerequisite and restriction added
LAWPUBL 459 Special Topic 4 Nov 2016 Law Title changed to "Aspects of Advanced International Law", course description, prerequisite and restriction added
LAWPUBL 460 Special Topic 4 Nov 2016 Law Title changed to "Comparative Constitutional Law", course description, prerequisite and restriction added
LAWPUBL 461 Human Rights Theory and its Application 4 Nov 2016 Law New course

Errata: Corrections to print version of 2017 University of Auckland Calendar

Item in Calendar Faculty Notes Page number
of print Calendar
Examination Regulations - Conceded Passes -

Bachelor of Architectural Studies and Bachelor of Visual Arts were listed under Regulation 20j in error and should be removed.

Regulation 20i (i)-(iii) contains errors and should read:
For the degrees of:
Bachelor of Architectural Studies – BAS
Bachelor of Laws – LLB
Conceded passes will be awarded by a meeting of the Examiners for the faculty concerned in  accordance with the following provisions:
(i) one course to a maximum value of 20 points may be conceded
(ii) the concession will allow the student to complete the degree
(iii) for the LLB, the course is not one of the core law subjects prescribed by the New Zealand Council of Legal Education

This regulation has been corrected in the online Calendar.

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