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Regulations for Conjoint Degree Programmes in Management Studies and Science


Appendix
Part 1 - General Provisions for the BMS/BSc and BMS(Hons)/BSc
1.   The conjoint degree programmes in Management Studies and Science are
        Bachelor of Management Studies/Bachelor of Science (BMS/BSc)
        Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours/Bachelor of Science
(BMS(Hons)/BSc)
2.   To be admitted to a conjoint degree programme candidates must meet the admission requirements for each of the component degrees.
3.   Admission to a conjoint degree may be at initial enrolment, or after the student has passed or been credited with papers towards either component degree, but the student must not have been awarded either of the component degrees.
4.   Candidates cannot enrol in the BMS(Hons)/BSc at the commencement of their programme, but are eligible to be considered for admission to the BMS(Hons)/BSc on successful completion of the honours admission requirements.
5.   Candidates must enrol and follow an approved programme of study for at least five years of full-time study for the BMS/BSc, or at least five and a half years of full-time study for the BMS(Hons)/BSc, or the equivalent in part-time study.
6.   Each year and part of enrolment for the conjoint degree is subject to the approval of the Dean of the Waikato Management School in relation to the BMS or BMS(Hons) component and either the Dean of the School of Science and Engineering or the Dean of the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences in relation to the BSc component, and will depend on satisfactory progress in the previous levels and years of study.
7.   Candidates must enrol in at least one paper for each of the component degrees each year, unless the requirements for one component degree have already been completed.
8.   Candidates must gain at least 75 points at Level 1 before enrolling for papers at Level 2.
9.   Candidates must gain at least 90 points at Level 1 before enrolling in papers at Level 3.
10.   Only when all of the requirements for both component degrees have been satisfied may the two degrees be awarded.
11.   Graduates of a conjoint degree programme may not cross-credit any of the papers contributing to the component degrees towards another University of Waikato qualification. Students enrolling under the regulations for this conjoint programme will not be eligible to credit papers from a completed bachelors degree, post-graduate diploma or graduate diploma.
12.   The Personal Programmes of Study Regulations Governing Bachelors Degrees also apply to candidates for these conjoint degrees and include provisions for the variation or waiver of these regulations in individual cases by the Academic Board or delegated authority.
Part 2 - BMS Component for BMS/BSc
13.   In order to complete the BMS component of the BMS/BSc degree, candidates must enrol in the Waikato Management School and gain 375 points, including 255 points above Level 1 and 80 points above Level 3.
14.   Candidates must complete the compulsory papers prescribed in the appendix to these regulations.
15.   Candidates must demonstrate competency in computing and written language, as prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
16.   Students must complete the requirements of a major subject. The major subjects for the degree are set out in section 5 of the BMS regulations.
17.   To complete the requirements of a major subject, candidates must gain 120 points above Level 1 in that subject, including 40 points above Level 3. The specific requirements for the major subjects are prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
18.   Alternatively, and subject to the approval of the Dean of the Waikato Management School, candidates may be permitted to satisfy these requirements within an interdisciplinary programme. The interdisciplinary programmes for the degree are set out in section 7 of the BMS regulations. The requirements for the interdisciplinary programmes are prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
19.   Candidates may complete a second major subject selected from the major subjects specified in clause 5 of the BMS regulations or from the major subjects specified for other bachelors degrees of the University of Waikato.
20.   To complete the requirements of a second major subject candidates must satisfy section 9 of the BMS regulations.
21.   Candidates may include a maximum of 130 points, other than the compulsory papers prescribed in the appendix to these regulations, from subjects other than the major subjects specified in section 5 of the BMS regulations. This restriction does not apply to candidates who have received the approval of the Dean of the Waikato Management School to follow the requirements of one of the interdisciplinary programmes listed in section 7 of the BMS regulations.
Part 3 - BMS(Hons) Component for BMS(Hons)/BSc
22.   Candidates who have gained 275 points for the BMS, including all the compulsory papers prescribed for that degree except xxxx499, are eligible to be considered for admission to the conjoint degree programme BMS(Hons)/BSc. Admission is subject to the approval of the Dean of the Waikato Management School.
23.   In order to complete the BMS(Hons) component of the BMS(Hons)/BSc degree, candidates must enrol in the Waikato Management School.
24.   The programme of study for the BMS(Hons) component of the BMS(Hons)/BSc comprises a total of 415 points, including 295 points above Level 1 and 120 points at Level 5 as prescribed in section 26 of these regulations.
25.   Candidates must satisfy the requirements of Part 2 of these regulations.
26.   Candidates must gain a total of 120 points in Level 5 papers in one or two of the academic areas set out in section 6 of the BMS(Hons) regulations.
27.   Alternatively, and subject to the approval of the Dean of the Waikato Management School, candidates may be permitted to satisfy these requirements within an interdisciplinary programme. The interdisciplinary programmes for the degree are set out in section 7 of the BMS(Hons) regulations.
Part 4 - BSc Component for BMS/BSc and BMS(Hons)/BSc
28.   In order to complete the BSc component of the BMS/BSc or the BMS(Hons)/BSc degree, candidates must enrol in the School of Science and Engineering or the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences and gain 275 points in science papers, including 200 points above Level 1 and 80 points above Level 2.
29.   Candidates must gain 75 points at Level 1 across three science subjects.
30.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major subject or of a specified programme. The major subjects and specified programmes are set out in section 4 of the BSc regulations.
31.   To complete the requirements of a major subject, candidates must gain 120 points above Level 1 in that subject, including 60 points at Level 3.
32.   To complete the requirements of a specified programme, candidates must pass the papers prescribed for that programme as set out in the current handbook of the School of Science and Engineering or of the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences.

Appendix
Compulsory Papers for the BMS and BMS(Hons) component
  ACCT101 Accounting for Management
  ECON100 Business Economics and the New Zealand Economy
  ECON200 Macroeconomics and the Global Economy
  FINA201 Finance
  HRMG241 Organisational Behaviour
  MCOM200 Management Communication
  MKTG151 Introduction to Marketing and International Management
  MNGT221 Business Law, Ethics and the Treaty of Waitangi
  MSYS111 Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
  STAT160 Management Statistics
  STMG191 Introduction to Management
  STMG391 Strategic Management
  xxxx499 Report of an Investigation

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