Regulations for Conjoint Degrees

1.   The Personal Programmes of Study Regulations apply in these regulations.
Admission
2.   Every candidate must have met the admission requirements of each of the component degrees and be approved by the Dean of each of the relevant Faculties to enrol in the conjoint qualification.
3.   Admission may be at initial enrolment or after the candidate has passed or been credited with papers towards either component degree, but the candidate must not have been awarded either of the component degrees. Candidates cannot enrol in the LLB(Hons) at initial enrolment but are eligible to be considered for admission on successful completion of the Honours admission requirements.
Requirements for the Degrees
4.   Candidates must enrol in a Faculty and follow an approved programme of study.
5.   Each year and part of enrolment for the conjoint degrees are subject to the approval of the Deans of the Faculty in which the component degree is taken, and will depend on satisfactory progress in the previous levels and years of study.
6.   Candidates must maintain a grade average of B- or higher in order to continue enrolment in the conjoint programme.
7.   Candidates must meet the requirements for re-entry for each of the component degrees in order to continue enrolment in the conjoint programme.
8.   Candidates must enrol in at least one paper for each of the component degrees each year, unless the requirements of one component degree have already been completed.
9.   Each paper must be taken towards one component degree.
10.   Only when all of the requirements of both component degrees have been satisfied may the two degrees be awarded.
11.   Graduates of a conjoint degree programme may not cross-credit any of the papers contributing to the component degrees towards another University of Waikato qualification. Candidates enrolling in a conjoint degree programme will not be eligible to credit papers from a completed bachelors degree, graduate diploma or postgraduate diploma.
Bachelor of Arts (BA) component - Single major only
12.   Candidates must gain a minimum of 255 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 150 points above 100 level and 60 points above 200 level.
13.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major, as specified in sections 6 and 7 of the BA regulations.
14.   Candidates must also complete at least 105 points from papers listed for the field of the Degree, as specified in section 12 of the BA regulations.
15.   Candidates may take further points from outside the field of the Degree to enhance the coherence of their conjoint programme, with the permission of the Dean or delegated authority.
16.   The field of the Degree is as specified in section 14 of the BA regulations.
Bachelor of Business (BBus) component - Single major only
17.   Candidates must gain a minimum of 255 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 150 points above 100 level and 75 points above 200 level.
18.   Candidates must demonstrate competency in employment skills as prescribed by the Waikato Management School.
19.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major, as specified in sections 7 and 8 of the BBus regulations.
20.   Candidates must also complete at least 105 points from papers listed for the field of the Degree, as specified in section 12 of the BBus regulations.
21.   Candidates must complete any Assurance of Learning requirements as prescribed by the Waikato Management School.
22.   Candidates may take further points from outside the field of the Degree to enhance the coherence of their conjoint programme, with the permission of the Dean or delegated authority.
23.   The field of the Degree is as specified in section 16 of the BBus regulations.
Bachelor of Business Analysis - BBA component - Single major only
24.   Candidates must gain 255 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 150 points above 100 level and 60 points above 200 level.
25.   Candidates must demonstrate competency in writing and employment skills as prescribed by the Waikato Management School.
26.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major, as specified in sections 7 and 8 of the BBA regulations.
27.   Candidates must also complete at least 105 points from papers listed for the field of the Degree, as specified in section 13 of the BBA regulations.
28.   Candidates must complete any Assurance of Learning requirements as prescribed by the Waikato Management School.
29.   Candidates may take further points from outside the field of the Degree to enhance the coherence of their conjoint programme, with the permission of the Dean or delegated authority.
30.   The field of the Degree is as specified in section 16 of the BBA regulations.
Bachelor of Communication Studies (BCS) component - Single major only
31.   Candidates must gain 225 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 150 points above 100 level and 60 points above 200 level.
32.   Candidates must demonstrate competency in employment skills as prescribed by the Waikato Management School.
33.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major, as specified in sections 7 and 8 of the BCS regulations.
34.   Candidates must also complete at least 105 points from papers listed for the field of the Degree, as specified in section 12 of the BCS regulations.
35.   Candidates must complete any Assurance of Learning requirements as prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
36.   Candidates may take further points from outside the field of the Degree to enhance the coherence of their conjoint programme, with the permission of the Dean or delegated authority.
37.   The field of the Degree is as specified in section 16 of the BCS regulations.
Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences with Honours (BCMS(Hons)) component- Single major only
38.   Candidates must gain a minimum of 345 points at 100, 200, 300, 400 and 500 levels, including at least 240 points above 100 level, 135 points above 200 level and 90 points at 500 level.
39.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major, as specified in sections 7 and 8 of the BCMS(Hons) regulations.
40.   Candidates must also complete at least 105 points from papers listed for the field of the Degree, as specified in section 15 of the BCMS(Hons) regulations.
41.   Candidates must meet the 500 level requirements as specified in section 9 of the BCMS(Hons) regulations.
42.   Candidates may take further points from outside the field of the Degree to enhance the coherence of their conjoint programme, with the permission of the Dean or delegated authority.
43.   The field of the Degree is as specified in section 17 of the BCMS regulations.
44.   The Degree may be awarded with a level of Honours, as specified in sections 18-21 of the BCMS(Hons) regulations.
Bachelor of Design (BDes) component- Single major only
45.   Candidates must gain a minimum of 255 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 150 points above 100 level and 60 points above 200 level.
46.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major, as specified in sections 6 and 7 of the BDes regulations.
47.   Candidates must complete at least 105 points from papers listed in the field of the Degree, as specified in section 12 of the BDes regulations.
48.   Candidates may take further points from outside the field of the Degree to enhance the coherence of their conjoint programme, with the permission of the Dean or delegated authority.
49.   The field of the Degree is as specified in section 14 of the BDes regulations.
Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (BE(Hons)) component1
50.   For purposes of IPENZ accreditation the total points that must be achieved for the BE(Hons) component of a conjoint qualification will normally be 480 points, however the points requirement may be reduced depending on the second degree taken for the conjoint qualification. If reduced, candidates must gain a minimum of 405 points at 100, 200,300, 400 and 500 levels including at least 315 points above 100 level, 210 points above 200 level and 105 points above 300 level. Students considering a conjoint qualification which includes the BE(Hons) should consult with the Faculty of Science and Engineering.
51.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a specified programme, as specified in the BE(Hons) regulations.
52.   Candidates must also satisfy the Dean of the Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences or the Dean of the Faculty of Science and Engineering that they have completed a minimum of 800 hours of industrial experience relevant to their specified programme.
53.   The Degree may be awarded with a level of Honours, as specified in sections 9 and 10 of the BE(Hons) regulations.
Bachelor of Environmental Planning (BEP) component
54.   Candidates must gain 465 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 345 points above 100 level, 225 points above 200 level and 105 points above 300 level.
55.   Candidates must complete the requirements of the specified programme in Environmental Planning, as specified in section 6 of the BEP regulations.
56.   Candidates must also complete the requirements of a planning stream, as specified in section 7 of the BEP regulations.
Bachelor of Health, Sport and Human Performance (BHSHP) component - Single major only
57.   Candidates must gain a minimum of 255 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 150 points above 100 level and 60 points above 200 level.
58.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major, as specified in sections 6 and 7 of the BHSHP regulations.
59.   Candidates must complete at least 105 points from papers listed in the field of the Degree, as specified in section 11 of the BHSHP regulations.
60.   Candidates may take further points from outside the field of the Degree to enhance the coherence of their conjoint programme, with the permission of the Dean or delegated authority.
61.   The field of the Degree is as specified in section 14 of the BHSHP regulations.
Bachelor of Laws (LLB) component - Single major only
62.   Candidates must gain 390 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 330 points above 100 level, at least 225 points above 200 level and at least 120 points above 300 level.
63.   Candidates must complete the requirements of the major, Law, as specified in section 7 of the LLB regulations.
Bachelor of Laws with Honours (LLB(Hons)) component - Single major in each degree only
64.   Candidates must gain 450 points at 100, 200, 300, 400 and 500 levels, including at least 390 points above 100 level, and at least 285 points above 200 level, and at least 180 points above 300 level.
65.   Candidates must complete the requirements of the major, Law, as specified in section 9 of the LLB(Hons) regulations.
66.   The Degree may be awarded with a level of Honours, as specified in sections 14-17 of the LLB(Hons) regulations.
Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours (BMS(Hons)) component- Single major only
67.   Candidates must gain a minimum of 345 points at 100, 200, 300, 400 and 500 levels, including at least 240 points above 100 level, 135 points above 200 level and 90 points at 500 level.
68.   Candidates must demonstrate competency in employment skills as prescribed by the Waikato Management School.
69.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major, as specified in sections 7 and 8 of the BMS(Hons) regulations.
70.   Candidates must also complete at least 105 points from the papers listed for the field of the Degree, as specified in section 17 of the BMS(Hons) regulations.
71.   Candidates must satisfy the requirements for either the Professional Honours Stream or for the Research Honours Stream, which are in addition to the requirements for a major, as specified in the 2018 Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
72.   Candidates must complete any Assurance of Learning requirements as prescribed by the Waikato Management School.
73.   Candidates may take further points from outside the field of the Degree to enhance the coherence of their conjoint programme, with the permission of the Dean or delegated authority.
74.   The field of the Degree is as specified in section 17 of the BMS(Hons) regulations.
75.   The Degree may be awarded with a level of Honours, as specified in sections 19-21 of the BMS(Hons) regulations.
Bachelor of Music (BMus) component
Academic Stream
76.   Candidates must gain a minimum of 255 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 150 points above 100 level and 75 points above 200 level.
77.   Candidates must complete the requirements of the Academic Stream, as specified in the BMus regulations.
Performance Stream
78.   Candidates must gain a minimum of 300 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 180 points above 100 level and 90 points above 200 level.
79.   Candidates must complete the requirements of the Performance Stream, as specified in the BMus regulations.
Composition Stream
80.   Candidates must gain a minimum of 255 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 165 points above 100 level and 75 points above 200 level.
81.   Candidates must complete the requirements of the Composition Stream, as specified in the BMus regulations.
Bachelor of Science (BSc) component - Single major only
82.   Candidates must gain a minimum of 255 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 150 points above 100 level and 60 points above 200 level.
83.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major, as specified in sections 6 and 7 of the BSc regulations.
84.   Candidates must also complete at least 105 points from the papers listed for the field of the Degree, as specified in section 12 of the BSc regulations.
85.   Candidates may take further points from outside the field of the Degree to enhance the coherence of their conjoint programme, with the permission of the Dean or delegated authority.
86.   The field of the Degree is as specified in the appendix to the BSc regulations.
Bachelor of Science (Technology) (BSc(Tech)) component - Single major only
87.   Candidates must gain a minimum 255 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 150 points above 100 level and 90 points above 200 level.
88.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major, as specified in sections 6 and 7 of the BSc(Tech) regulations.
89.   Candidates must also complete at least 120 points from papers listed for the field of the Degree, as specified in section 12 of the BSc(Tech) regulations.
90.   Candidates may take further points from outside the field of the Degree to enhance the coherence of their conjoint programme, with the permission of the Dean or delegated authority.
91.   The field of the Degree is as specified in the appendix to the BSc(Tech) regulations.
Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSocSc) component - Single major only
92.   Candidates must gain a minimum 255 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 150 points above 100 level and 60 points above 200 level.
93.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major, as specified in sections 6 and 7 of the BSocSc regulations.
94.   Candidates must also complete at least 105 points from papers listed for the field of the Degree, as specified in section 12 of the BSocSc regulations.
95.   Candidates may take further points from outside the field of the Degree to enhance the coherence of their conjoint programme, with the permission of the Dean or delegated authority.
96.   The field of the Degree is as specified in section 14 of the BSocSc regulations.
Bachelor of Teaching (BTchg) component - Single major only
97.   Candidates must gain a minimum 255 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 150 points above 100 level and 60 points above 200 level.
98.   Candidates must complete the requirements of the major, Professional Education, as specified in sections 7 and 8 of the BTchg regulations.
99.   Candidates may not enrol in specific papers until they have passed certain programme requirements, as outlined in the Faculty of Education Teacher Education Handbook.
Variations
100.   The Deans or delegated authorities may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.
101.   Candidates undertaking a BTchg conjoint programme may include in the degree which is taken in partnership with the BTchg degree 75 points from outside the field of that degree in order to meet the requirements for Teaching Subject Studies.
Notes:
1.   The range of degrees that may be taken in partnership with the Professional degrees without additional papers being required may be limited.
2.   Not all conjoint combinations will be available in 2019.

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