Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Education (BEd)

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.
3.   Candidates must have been selected by the Faculty of Education as a suitable person to be a teacher.
Requirements for the Degree
4.   The normal minimum period of enrolment for completion of the Degree is four years.
5.   Candidates must enrol in the Faculty of Education and follow an approved programme of study.
6.   Candidates must gain 480 points at 100, 200, and 300 levels, including at least 360 points above 100 level and at least 120 points above 200 level.
7.   Candidates must complete the requirements of the major, Professional Education.
8.   To complete the requirements of the major, candidates must comply with the requirements of a programme, details of which are prescribed in the Faculty of Education Teacher Education Handbook.
  Programmes
      Early Childhood1
      Primary1
      Secondary2
      Qualified Teachers2
9.   Candidates may not enrol in specific papers until they have passed certain programme requirements, as outlined in the Faculty of Education Teacher Education Handbook.
10.   Candidates must also complete at least 80 points above 100 level in an approved subject or subjects other than the major.
11.   Candidates may complete a second major in an approved subject.
12.   To complete the requirements of a second major, candidates must gain 120 points above 100 level in that major, including 60 points above 200 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.
13.   Candidates may take up to 150 points from outside the field of the Degree.
14.   The field of the Degree is defined in Appendix A to these regulations.
Variations
15.   Candidates who have met the requirements set out by the New Zealand Teachers Council for registered teachers and who hold an NZQA approved level 5 or level 6 technology qualification prior to enrolment for the Degree may apply to the Dean of the Faculty of Education for exemption of up to 360 points at 100, 200 and 300 levels towards the Degree. Details of further exemptions available may be found in the Faculty of Education Teacher Education Handbook.
16.   Candidates who have met the requirements for the award of qualifications listed in Appendix B to these regulations, prior to enrolment for the Degree, may apply to the Dean of the Faculty of Education for exemption of up to 240 points at 100 and 200 levels towards the Degree.
17.   The Dean or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.
Notes:
1.   There will be no new intake into this programme in 2017.
2.   Enrolment in this programme is limited to candidates who are eligible for the exemption of points as set out under section 15 or section 16 of these regulations.
Appendix A
The field of the Degree is defined as
  (a)   the papers offered by the Faculty of Education with the following subject codes: ALED, HDCO, MBED, MSTE, PCSS, PROF, SPLS, TEAL, TEDE, TEHD, TEMS, TEPC, TEPS, TESP, and
  (b)   the following approved papers for technology teachers:
  BIOL241 Microbiology: Form, Function and Metabolism (20 points)
  CHEM209 Chemistry: Human Perspectives (20 points)
  COMP223 Information Discovery (20 points)
  ENEL205 Analog Electronics and Circuit Analysis (20 points)
  ENGG180 Foundations of Engineering (15 points)
  ENGG282 Engineering Design (10 points)
  ENME380 Mechanical Engineering Design (20 points)
  ENME480 Advanced Product Development (10 points)
  ENMP211 Materials 1 (20 points)
  ENMP213 Mechanics of Materials 1 (20 points)
  ENMP214 Manufacturing Processes (10 points)
  ENMP215 Manufacturing Technology (10 points)
  ENMP221 Engineering Thermodynamics (20 points)
  ENMP222 Biotechnology: Food and Bioresources (20 points)
  ENMP241 Environmental Technology 1 (20 points)
  ENMP282 Science and Engineering Management A (10 points)
  ENMP283 Science and Engineering Management B (10 points)
  ENMP301 Special Topics in Technology (20 points)
  ENMP322 Biotechnology (20 points)
  ENMP341 Environmental Technology 2 (20 points)
  ENMP381 Technological Innovation and its Management (20 points)
  TOMG206 Food and Beverage Management (20 points)
  TOMG216 Food and Beverage Management Placement (0 points)
Appendix B
To be confirmed

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