Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Māori and Pacific Development (BMPD)

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 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 requirements of a major.
  Majors
      Māori and Pacific Development
      Māori Cultural Studies/Tikanga Māori
      Māori Language/Te Reo Māori
7.   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.
8.   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.
9.   Candidates must gain at least 35 points from the core Māori and Pacific Development papers, at least 15 points in Te Reo Māori and at least 15 points in Tikanga Māori.
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.
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 6 of these regulations.
14.   The field of the Degree comprises all of the majors listed in section 6 of these regulations as well as New Zealand Studies/Akoranga Aotearoa and Treaty of Waitangi Studies/Akoranga Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
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.

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