Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences (BCMS)

1.   The Personal Programmes of Study Regulations apply in these regulations.
Admission
2.   Candidates for the Degree must have qualified for admission to the University of Waikato and met any criteria set out in the Criteria for Admission to Particular Qualifications.
Requirements for the Degree
3.   The normal minimum period of enrolment for completion of the Degree is four years.
4.   Candidates must enrol in the Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences and follow an approved programme of study.
5.   Candidates must gain 480 points at 100, 200, 300, and 400 levels, including at least 360 points above 100 level, 200 points above 200 level and 80 points above 300 level.
6.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major.
  Majors
      Computer Science
      Mathematics
7.   To complete the requirements of a major, candidates must gain 180 points above 100 level in that major, including 120 points above 200 level and 60 points above 300 level. Candidates must also meet any specific requirements prescribed for the major in the relevant subject entry in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers.
8.   Candidates must also gain at least 50 points from the other subjects within the field of the Degree, with at least 20 points above 100 level, and at least 50 points from a Faculty or School of Studies other than the Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, with at least 20 points above 100 level.
9.   Candidates may complete a second major in any undergraduate major.
10.   To complete the requirements of a second major, candidates must gain 180 points above 100 level in that major, including 120 points above 200 level and 60 points above 300 level. Candidates must also meet the specific requirements prescribed for the major in the relevant subject entry in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers.
11.   Candidates may take up to 185 points from outside of the field of the Degree.
12.   The field of the Degree comprises all of the majors listed in section 6 of these regulations as well as Statistics.
Variations
13.   The Dean or delegated authority may permit more than 185 points to be taken from outside of the field of the Degree in individual cases.
14.   The Dean or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.

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