Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Media and Creative Technologies (BMCT)

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 three years.
4.   Candidates must enrol in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences or the Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies and follow an approved programme of study.
5.   Candidates must gain 360 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 240 points above 100 level and 80 points above 200 level.
6.   Candidates must complete the compulsory papers prescribed in the appendix to these regulations.
7.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major.
  (a)    Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences majors
      Creative Practices
      Creative Technologies
      Design Media
      Screen and Media Studies
  (b)    Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies major
      Māori Media and Communication
8.   To complete the requirements of a 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.
9.   Candidates must also complete a supporting subject by gaining 70 points in a single subject other than the major, including at least 40 points above 100 level, except if taking a second major. In this case the requirement is satisfied within the overall programme requirements.
10.   Candidates may complete a second major in any undergraduate major.
11.   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 the specific requirements prescribed for the major in the relevant subject entry in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers.1
12.   Candidates may take up to 80 points from outside the field of the Degree.
13.   Candidates may take a further 40 points from outside the field of the Degree if they are completing a second major from outside of the majors listed in section 7 of these regulations.
14.   The field of the Degree comprises all of the majors listed in section 7 of these regulations.
Variations
15.   The Dean or delegated authority may permit more than 120 points to be taken from outside the field of the Degree in individual cases.
16.   The Dean or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.
Note:
1.   BMCT students who take a second major from those listed in section 7 of these regulations may credit CRPC301 Creative Technologies and Creative Practice Project (20 points) towards the second major.

Appendix

Compulsory Papers
CGRD161 Effective Visual Communication (15 points)
CRPC101 Creative Technologies and Creative Practice (15 points)
CRPC301 Creative Technologies and Creative Practice Project (20 points)
SMST101 Digital Screens (15 points)

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