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

Postgraduate Diploma in Science 5 January 2021  Science  The requirements for Physics in the PGDipSci Schedule mistakenly had the requirements for Psychology. The correct requirements for Physics have now been added.

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

16 December 2020

Engineering

COMPSYS 715 was mistakenly added to the Software Engineering specialisation in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Schedule when it should have been SOFTENG 715. This has now been corrected.

EDCURRM 113

16 December 2020

Education and Social Work

Description was incorrect, i.e. was a duplication of EDCURRM 109. The correct description has now been added

2021 Deadlines for changes to enrolment 24 November 2020  For double-semester courses (A and B) with a Semester Two start, the deadline date for withdrawing from or substituting courses mistakenly said 13 May 2021. That has been corrected to say 13 May 2022.

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 Regulations

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

Name of Regulations

Date of Update

Faculty

Notes

Bachelor of Music

16 December 2020

Creative Arts and Industries

Changes made to all specialisations in the Bachelor Music Schedule

Bachelor of Music conjoint degrees

16 December 2020

Creative Arts and Industries

Changes made to the Popular Music specialisation in the Bachelor of Music components of all Bachelor of Music conjoint degrees

Master of Fine Arts

16 December 2020

Creative Arts and Industries

Following change made to Research Masters in the 180-point option in Master of Fine Arts Schedule.

45 points from FINEARTS 761-769 replaced with

45 points from FINEARTS 761-766

Master of Engineering Project Management

16 December 2020

Engineering

Changes made to Taught Masters in the 120-point option in the Master of Engineering Project Management Schedule

Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering Project Management

16 December 2020

Engineering

Changes made to regulation 5 in Structure and Content section.

Bachelor of Health Sciences

16 December 2020

Medical and Health Sciences

Changes made to the Bachelor of Health Sciences Schedule, including the addition of STATS 201 AND 330

Master of Nursing

16 December 2020

Medical and Health Sciences

Changes made to the Taught Masters in the 120-point option in the Master of Nursing Schedule

Bachelor of Science

16 December 2020

Science

SCIGEN 399 added to Science General in the Courses available for the BSc section of the Bachelor of Science Schedule

SCIGEN 399 added to the Capstone courses available section of the Bachelor of Science Schedule

Master of Science

16 December 2020

Science

Following changes has been made to Admission regulation 4b(ii):

‘met all other relevant entry requirements listed in 1b’ has been replaced with

‘met all other relevant entry requirements listed in Regulation 1b, 2 and 3

Master of Science

16 December 2020

Science

Prerequisite for Statistics in the 240-point option in the Master of Science Schedule has been replaced.

Enrolment and Programme Regulations 10 December 2020  Changes made to regulations 10 and 11 under Rescindment and Surrender of Qualifications so that they refer to rescinded qualifications.
Examination Regulations 10 December 2020  Examination regulations updated to include digital and online examining and online invigilation.

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)                      

27 November 2020           

Business and Economics                     

INFOSYS 703 and 704 added to Information Systems and to Operations and Supply Chain Management in BCom(Hons) Schedule.

 

Master of Commerce

27 November 2020

Business and Economics

INFOSYS 703 and 704 added to Information Systems and to Operations and Supply Chain Management in 180-point MCom Schedule.

 

Master of Architecture (Professional),

Master of Architecture (Professional) and Heritage Conservation,

Master of Architecture (Professional) and Urban Design,

Master of Architecture (Professional) and Urban Planning (Professional),

Master of Music

27 November 2020                         

Creative Arts and Industries

In the Completion of Requirements regulations the references to Regulation 4 of the General Regulations – Masters Degrees have been removed because Regulation 4 has been deleted.

Master of Engineering Management                         

27 November 2020

Engineering

Changes made to the Master of Engineering Management Schedule, including the addition of CIVIL 708, ENGGEN 730-733, 736, 792, 794, BUSDEV 711-715, 731-734 and BUSMAN 701-705, 707, 708

 

Bachelor of Science

27 November 2020

Science

In the Courses available section INFOSYS 321 and 341 have been added to Information Systems.

In the BSc majors section INFOSYS 321 and 341 have been added to Information and Technology Management.

 

Master of Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship 27 October 2020 Business and Economics New admissions into the Master of Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship have been suspended.
Postgraduate Certificate in Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship 27 October 2020 Business and Economics New admissions into the Postgraduate Certificate in Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship have been suspended.

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

DESIGN 212 Data, Design and Rhetoric 16 December 2020 Creative Arts and Industries

Title changed to Local Design Manufacturing.

The description has also been changed.

DESIGN 221 Design and Social Responsibility 16 December 2020 Creative Arts and Industries

Title changed to Professional Design Practice

The description has also been changed.

DESIGN 222 Design and Legal Concepts 16 December 2020 Creative Arts and Industries

Title changed to Business Tools for Designers.

The description has also been changed.

Fine Arts courses

-

16 December 2020

Creative Arts and Industries

Changes made to titles, descriptions or prerequisites/restrictions of numerous Fine Arts courses

Music courses

-

16 December 2020

Creative Arts and Industries

Changes made to titles, descriptions or prerequisites/restrictions of numerous Music courses

CIVIL 703

Project Management

16 December 2020

Engineering

The following restriction has been added:

Restriction: ENGGEN 740

ENGGEN 731

Agile and Lean Project Management

16 December 2020

Engineering

The following restriction has been added:

Restriction: ENGGEN 740

ENGGEN 733

Organisational Strategic Management of Projects

16 December 2020

Engineering

The following restriction has been added:

Restriction: ENGGEN 741

ENGGEN 735

Project Management Case Studies

16 December 2020

Engineering

The following restriction has been added:

Restriction: ENGGEN 741

ENGGEN 740

Project Management Bodies of Knowledge

16 December 2020

Engineering

This is a new course for 2021.

ENGGEN 741

Project, Programme and Portfolio Management

16 December 2020

Engineering

This is a new course for 2021.

MEDSCI 303

Drug Disposition and Kinetics

16 December 2020

Medical and Health Sciences

The following restriction has been added:

Restriction: MEDSCI 321

MEDSCI 306

Principles of Toxicology

16 December 2020

Medical and Health Sciences

The following restriction has been added:

Restriction: MEDSCI 321

MEDSCI 318

Pharmacokinetics and Drug Toxicity

16 December 2020

Medical and Health Sciences

Restriction has been changed from MEDSCI 303, 306 to MEDSCI 303, 306, 321

MEDSCI 319

Molecular Pharmacology

16 December 2020

Medical and Health Sciences

Restriction has been changed from MEDSCI 304 to MEDSCI 304, 321

MEDSCI 321

Special Topic: Concepts in Pharmacology

16 December 2020

Medical and Health Sciences

This is a new course for 2021.

MEDSCI 735

Concepts in Pharmacology

16 December 2020

Medical and Health Sciences

The following restriction has been added:

Restriction: MEDSCI 321

NURSING 740

Prescribing in Advanced Nursing Practice

16 December 2020

Medical and Health Sciences

Title changed to Nurse Practitioner Prescribing Practicum. The description has been changed and a prerequisite has been added.

NURSING 743

Advanced Nursing Practicum

16 December 2020

Medical and Health Sciences

Title changed to Nurse Practitioner Advanced Practicum. The description and the prerequisite have been changed.

POPLHLTH 202

Research Methods in Health

16 December 2020

Medical and Health Sciences

The description has been changed.

POPLHLTH 216

Essential Epidemiology

16 December 2020

Medical and Health Sciences

Title has been changed to Quantitative Methods in Health. Description and prerequisite have been changed

BIOSCI 337

Animal Behaviour

16 December 2020

Science

Prerequisite has been changed

PHYSICS 624

Mechanics and Electrodynamics

16 December 2020

Science

Restriction changed from PHYSICS 315, 325, 333 to PHYSICS 331

PHYSICS 625

Lasers and Electromagnetic Waves

16 December 2020

Science

Restriction changed from PHYSICS 331 to PHYSICS 333

SCIGEN 399

Capstone: Science

16 December 2020

Science

Prerequisite and Restriction have been changed

STATS 100

Concepts in Statistics

16 December 2020

Science

Prerequisite has been changed

STATS 369

Data Science Practice

16 December 2020

Science

Prerequisite changed from 15 points from BIOSCI 209, ECON 211, STATS 201, 207, 208 to 15 points from BIOSCI 209, ECON 211, STATS 201, 207, 208, and STATS 210 or 225

ECON 221

Introduction to Econometrics

27 November 2020

Business and Economics

Prerequisite has been changed.

INFOSYS 703

Special Topic: Artificial Intelligence

27 November 2020

Business and Economics

This is a new course for 2021.

INFOSYS 704

Special Topic

27 November 2020

Business and Economics

This is a new course for 2021.

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.

 

LAWGENRL 454 Special Topic: Youth Justice 9 November 2020 Law  Title has been changed to Youth Justice
LAWGENRL 456 Special Topic: “Justice” in Sentencing 9 November 2020 Law  Title has been changed to “Justice” in Sentencing
LAWGENRL 458 Special Topic: Pasifika Peoples and the Law 9 November 2020 Law  Title has been changed to Pasifika Peoples and the Law

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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