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Regulations for the Degree of Master of Teaching and Learning (MTchgLn)

1.   The Personal Programmes of Study Regulations apply in these regulations.
Admission
2.   Candidates for the Degree must have
  (a)    satisfied the requirements of a bachelors degree, or for a qualification considered by the Academic Board to be equivalent, or
  (b)    qualified for the award of a bachelors degree with honours, or for the award of a postgraduate diploma in a subject relevant to the Master of Teaching and Learning, or for a qualification considered by the Academic Board to be equivalent, and
  (c)    satisfied the prerequisites for postgraduate study in the subject(s) being presented for the Degree, at levels considered appropriate by the Academic Board, and
  (d)    been selected as a suitable person to train as a teacher.
  (e)    Applicants for the secondary endorsement must have passed appropriate papers to at least 300 level in one or more teaching subject for the Secondary School curriculum.
3.   In exceptional circumstances, based on academic merit and relevant experience, candidates who do not meet the requirements of section 2 of these regulations may be considered for admission subject to the completion of any qualifying papers the Academic Board may prescribe which must be completed either prior to or concurrently.
Requirements for the Degree
4.   The normal minimum period of enrolment for completion of the Degree is one calendar year.
5.   Candidates must enrol in the Faculty of Education and follow an approved programme of study.
6.   Candidates must gain at least 180 points at 500 level.
7.   Candidates must complete the papers prescribed for the Degree in the Teaching entry in the University of Waikato Calendar, including any compulsory papers.
8.   If a candidate fails a paper or papers, he or she will not be permitted to proceed with the Degree.
9.   The programme of study must normally be completed within two years of admission, or three years of part-time study.
10.   The programme of study must comply with the requirements of a stream, details of which are prescribed in the Faculty of Education's handbook for the current year. The streams are:
  Primary
  Secondary
Award of Honours
11.   The Degree may be awarded with Distinction
12.   Except with the approval of the Academic Board, the award will be calculated on the basis of the grades for all the papers completed for the Degree.
Variations
13.   The Dean or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.
Appendix
The field of the Degree is defined as
    Teaching in the New Zealand Context (30 points)
    Evidence based Inquiry (30 points)
    Extending evidence based inquiry (30 points)
    Diversity and Inclusion (30 points)
    The New Zealand Curriculum 1 (30 points)
    The New Zealand Curriculum 2 (30 points)

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