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.
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 BCMS(Hons), LLB(Hons) or BMS(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/or School of Studies 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 and/or School of Studies in which the component degree is taken, and will depend on satisfactory progress in the previous levels and years of study.
6.   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.
7.   Each paper must be taken towards one component degree.
8.   Only when all of the requirements of both component degrees have been satisfied may the two degrees be awarded.
9.   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
10.   Candidates must gain 270 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 180 points above 100 level and 60 points above 200 level.
11.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major, as specified in sections 6 and 7 of the BA regulations.
12.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a supporting subject, as specified in section 8 of the BA regulations.
13.   Candidates may complete a second major in any undergraduate major, as specified in sections 9 and 10 of the BA regulations.
14.   Candidates may take up to 60 points from outside the field of the Degree.
15.   Candidates may take further points from outside the field of the Degree to enhance the coherence of their conjoint programme or to take a second major, 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 Analysis - Financial (BBA(Fin)) component
17.   Candidates must gain 270 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 180 points above 100 level and 60 points above 200 level.
18.   Candidates must complete at least 75 points in the papers prescribed in Appendix A of the BBA(Fin) regulations.
19.   Candidates must demonstrate competency in computing, writing and employment skills, as prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
20.   Candidates must complete the requirements of the field, Financial Analysis, as prescribed in sections 8 and 9 of the BBA(Fin) regulations.
21.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major, as specified in sections 8 and 10 of the BBA(Fin) regulations.
22.   Candidates must complete 40 points above 100 level in a subject or subjects other than the major.
23.   Candidates must complete any Assurance of Learning requirements as prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
24.   Candidates may complete a second major in any undergraduate major, as specified in sections 12 and 13 of the BBA(Fin) regulations.
25.   Candidates may take up to 60 points from outside the field of the Degree.
26.   Candidates may take further points from outside the field of the Degree to enhance the coherence of their conjoint programme or to take a second major, with the permission of the Dean or delegated authority.
27.   The field of the Degree is as specified in section 16 of the BBA(Fin) regulations.
Bachelor of Communication Studies (BCS) component
28.   Candidates must gain 270 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 180 points above 100 level and 60 points above 200 level.
29.   Candidates must complete the compulsory papers prescribed in the appendix to the BCS regulations.
30.   Candidates must demonstrate competency in writing and employment skills, as prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
31.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major, as specified in sections 8 and 9 of the BCS regulations.
32.   Candidates must complete any Assurance of Learning requirements as prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
33.   Candidates may complete a second major in any undergraduate major, as specified in sections 11 and 12 of the BCS regulations.
34.   Candidates may take up to 60 points from outside the field of the Degree.
35.   Candidates may take further points from outside the field of the Degree to enhance the coherence of their conjoint programme or to take a second major, with the permission of the Dean or delegated authority.
36.   The field of the Degree is as specified in section 15 of the BCS regulations.
Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design (BCGD) component
37.   Candidates must gain 305 points at 100, 200 and 300 levels, including at least 200 points above 100 level and 100 points above 200 level.
38.   Candidates must complete the requirements of the specified programme, Computer Graphic Design, as specified in section 6 of the BCGD regulations.
Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences (BCMS) component
39.   Candidates must gain 360 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 270 points above 100 level, 175 points above 200 level and 60 points above 300 level.
40.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major, as specified in sections 6 and 7 of the BCMS regulations.
41.   Candidates must gain at least 50 points from the other subjects within the field of the Degree, with at least 20 points above 100 level.
42.   Candidates may complete a second major in any undergraduate major, as specified in sections 9 and 10 of the BCMS regulations.
43.   Candidates may take up to 140 points from outside the field of the Degree.
44.   Candidates may take further points from outside the field of the Degree to enhance the coherence of their conjoint programme or to take a second major, with the permission of the Dean or delegated authority.
45.   The field of the Degree is as specified in section 12 of the BCMS regulations.
Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences with Honours (BCMS(Hons)) component
46.   Candidates must gain 360 points at 100, 200, 300, 400 and 500 levels, including at least 270 points above 100 level, 180 points above 200 level and 90 points at 500 level.
47.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major, as specified in sections 7 and 8 of the BCMS(Hons) regulations.
48.   Candidates must include either COMP520 Report of an Investigation (45 points) or MATH520 Report of an Investigation (45 points).
49.   Candidates must 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.
50.   Candidates may complete a second major in any undergraduate major, as specified in sections 11 and 12 of the BCMS(Hons) regulations.
51.   Candidates may take up to 140 points from outside the field of the Degree.
52.   Candidates may take further points from outside the field of the Degree to enhance the coherence of their conjoint programme or to take a second major, with the permission of the Dean or delegated authority.
53.   The field of the Degree is as specified in section 14 of the BCMS(Hons) regulations.
54.   The Degree may be awarded with a level of Honours, as specified in sections 15-18 of the BCMS(Hons) regulations.
Bachelor of Electronic Commerce (BECom) component
55.   Candidates must gain 270 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 180 points above 100 level and 60 points above 200 level.
56.   Candidates must complete the compulsory papers prescribed in the appendix to the BECom regulations.
57.   Candidates must demonstrate competency in computing, writing and employment skills, as prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
58.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major, as specified in sections 8 and 9 of the BECom regulations.
59.   Candidates must complete any Assurance of Learning requirements as prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
60.   Candidates may complete a second major in any undergraduate major, as specified in sections 11 and 12 of the BECom regulations.
61.   Candidates may take up to 60 points from outside the field of the Degree.
62.   Candidates may take further points from outside the field of the Degree to enhance the coherence of their conjoint programme or to take a second major, with the permission of the Dean or delegated authority.
63.   The field of the Degree is as specified in section 15 of the BECom regulations.
Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (BE(Hons)) component1
64.   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, including ENGG492 Honours Research and Management Project (60 points), however the points requirement may be reduced depending on the second degree taken for the conjoint qualifiation. Students considering a conjoint qualification which includes the BE(Hons) should consult with the Faculty of Science and Engineering.
65.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a specified programme, as specified in sections 7 and 8 of the BE(Hons) regulations.
66.   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.
67.   The Degree may be awarded with a level of Honours, as specified in sections 10-12 of the BE(Hons) regulations.
Bachelor of Environmental Planning (BEP) component
68.   Candidates must gain 415 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 340 points above 100 level, 220 points above 200 level and 100 points above 300 level.
69.   Candidates must complete the requirements of the specified programme in Environmental Planning, as specified in section 6 of the BEP regulations.
70.   Candidates must also complete the requirements of a planning stream, as specified in section 7 of the BEP regulations.
Bachelor of Laws (LLB) component
71.   Candidates must gain 380 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 320 points above 100 level, at least 240 points above 200 level, and at least 140 points above 300 level.
72.   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
73.   Candidates must gain 440 points at 100, 200, 300, 400 and 500 levels, including at least 380 points above 100 level, at least 300 points above 200 level, and at least 200 points above 300 level.
74.   Candidates must complete the requirements of the major, Law, as specified in section 9 of the LLB(Hons) regulations.
75.   The Degree may be awarded with a level of Honours, as specified in sections 13-16 of the LLB(Hons) regulations.
Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) component
76.   Candidates must gain 360 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 270 points above 100 level, 150 points above 200 level and 60 points above 300 level.
77.   Candidates must complete the compulsory papers prescribed in the appendix to the BMS regulations.
78.   Candidates must demonstrate competency in computing, writing and employment skills, as prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
79.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major, as specified in sections 8 and 9 of the BMS regulations.
80.   Candidates must complete any Assurance of Learning requirements as prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
81.   Candidates may complete a second major in any undergraduate major, as specified in sections 10 and 11 of the BMS regulations.
82.   Candidates may take up to 90 points from outside the field of the Degree.
83.   Candidates may take further points from outside the field of the Degree to enhance the coherence of their conjoint programme or to take a second major, with the permission of the Dean or delegated authority.
84.   The field of the Degree is as specified in section 13 of the BMS regulations.
Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours (BMS(Hons)) component
85.   Candidates must gain 360 points at 100, 200, 300, 400 and 500 levels, including at least 270 points above 100 level, 150 points above 200 level and 90 points at 500 level.
86.   Candidates must complete the compulsory papers prescribed in the appendix to the BMS(Hons) regulations.
87.   Candidates must demonstrate competency in computing, writing and employment skills, as prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
88.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major, as specified in sections 9 and 10 of the BMS(Hons) regulations
89.   Candidates must gain 90 points at 500 level in one or two of the subjects listed as majors for the Degree in section 9 of the BMS(Hons) regulations, including at least 30 points at 500 level in any of the candidate’s BMS major(s).
90.   Candidates must complete any Assurance of Learning requirements as prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
91.   Candidates may complete a second major in any undergraduate major, as specified in sections 11 and 12 of the BMS(Hons) regulations.
92.   Candidates may take up to 90 points from outside the field of the Degree.
93.   Candidates may take further points from outside the field of the Degree to enhance the coherence of their conjoint programme or to take a second major, with the permission of the Dean or delegated authority.
94.   The field of the Degree is as specified in section 16 of the BMS(Hons) regulations.
95.   The Degree may be awarded with a level of Honours, as specified in sections 16-18 of the BMS(Hons) regulations.
Bachelor of Māori and Pacific Development (BMPD) component
96.   Candidates must gain 270 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 180 points above 100 level and 60 points above 200 level.
97.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major, as specified in sections 6 and 7 of the BMPD regulations.
98.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a supporting subject, as specified in section 8 of the BMPD regulations.
99.   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.
100.   Candidates may complete a second major in any undergraduate major, as specified in sections 10 and 11 of the BMPD regulations.
101.   Candidates may take up to 60 points from outside the field of the Degree.
102.   Candidates may take further points from outside the field of the Degree to enhance the coherence of their conjoint programme or to take a second major, with the permission of the Dean or delegated authority.
103.   The field of the Degree is as specified in section 14 of the BMPD regulations.
Bachelor of Media and Creative Technologies (BMCT) component
104.   Candidates must gain 270 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 180 points above 100 level and 60 points above 200 level.
105.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major, as specified in sections 7 and 8 of the BMCT regulations.
106.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a supporting subject, as specified in section 9 of the BMCT regulations.
107.   Candidates may complete a second major in any undergraduate major, as specified in sections 10 and 11 of the BMCT regulations.
108.   Candidates may take up to 60 points from outside the field of the Degree.
109.   Candidates may take further points from outside the field of the Degree to enhance the coherence of their conjoint programme or to take a second major, with the permission of the Dean or delegated authority.
110.   The field of the Degree is as specified in section 14 of the BMCT regulations.
Bachelor of Music (BMus) component
111.   Candidates must gain 270 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 180 points above 100 level and 60 points above 200 level.
112.   Candidates must complete at least three streams of Music, as specified in section 7 of the BMus regulations.
Bachelor of Science (BSc) component
113.   Candidates must gain 270 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 180 points above 100 level and 60 points above 200 level.
114.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major, as specified in sections 6 and 7 of the BSc regulations.
115.   Candidates must gain at least 75 points at 100 level across at least three of the majors listed in section 6 of the BSc regulations.
116.   Candidates may complete a second major in any undergraduate major, as specified in sections 10 and 11 of the BSc regulations.
117.   Candidates may take up to 60 points from outside the field of the Degree.
118.   Candidates may take further points from outside the field of the Degree to enhance the coherence of their conjoint programme or to take a second major, with the permission of the Dean or delegated authority.
119.   The field of the Degree is as specified in the appendix to the BSc regulations.
Bachelor of Science (Technology) (BSc(Tech)) component
120.   Candidates must gain 360 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 270 points above 100 level and 120 points above 200 level.
121.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major, as specified in sections 6 and 7 of the BSc(Tech) regulations.
122.   Candidates must gain at least 75 points at 100 level across at least three of the majors listed in section 6 of the BSc(Tech) regulations.
123.   Candidates must gain at least 35 points in Management, as prescribed in the Faculty of Science and Engineering Undergraduate Handbook.
124.   Candidates must gain 80 points above 100 level, including 60 points above 200 level, in placement papers which comprise 12 months’ project work in industry or an applied field, as specified in section 11 of the BSc(Tech) regulations.
125.   Candidates may complete a second major in any undergraduate major, as specified in sections 12 and 13 of the BSc(Tech) regulations.
126.   Candidates may take up to 60 points from outside the field of the Degree.
127.   Candidates may take further points from outside the field of the Degree to enhance the coherence of their conjoint programme or to take a second major, with the permission of the Dean or delegated authority.
128.   The field of the Degree is as specified in the appendix to the BSc(Tech) regulations.
Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSocSc) component
129.   Candidates must gain 270 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 180 points above 100 level and 60 points above 200 level.
130.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a major, as specified in sections 6 and 7 of the BSocSc regulations.
131.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a supporting subject, as specified in section 8 of the BSocSc regulations.
132.   Candidates must include at least 35 points from the methodology papers listed in the appendix to the BSocSc regulations.
133.   Candidates may complete a second major in any undergraduate major, as specified in sections 10 and 11 of the BSocSc regulations.
134.   Candidates may take up to 60 points from outside the field of the Degree.
135.   Candidates may take further points from outside the field of the Degree to enhance the coherence of their conjoint programme or to take a second major, with the permission of the Dean or delegated authority.
136.   The field of the Degree is as specified in section 14 of the BSocSc regulations.
Bachelor of Sport, Health and Human Performance (BSHHP) component
137.   Candidates must gain 270 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 180 points above 100 level and 60 points above 200 level.
138.   Candidates must complete the compulsory papers prescribed in the appendix to the BSHHP regulations.
139.   Candidates must complete the requirements of the major, Sport, Health and Human Performance, as specified in sections 7 and 8 of the BSHHP regulations.
140.   Candidates may complete a second major in any undergraduate major, as specified in sections 10 and 11 of the BSHHP regulations.
141.   Candidates may take up to 60 points from outside the field of the Degree.
142.   Candidates may take further points from outside the field of the Degree to enhance the coherence of their conjoint programme or to take a second major, with the permission of the Dean or delegated authority.
143.   The field of the Degree is as specified in section 13 of the BSHHP regulations.
Bachelor of Teaching (BTchg) component
144.   Candidates must gain 270 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 180 points above 100 level and 60 points above 200 level.
145.   Candidates must complete the requirements of the major, Professional Education, as specified in sections 7 and 8 of the BTchg regulations.
146.   Candidates enrolled in a conjoint BTchg/BMPD may complete the requirements of the Māori Education supporting subject.
147.   Candidates may not enrol in specific papers until they have passed certain programme requirements, as outlined in the Faculty of Education Teacher Education Handbook.
Bachelor of Tourism (BTour) component
148.   Candidates must gain 270 points at 100, 200, 300 and 400 levels, including at least 180 points above 100 level and 60 points above 200 level.
149.   Candidates must complete the compulsory papers prescribed in the appendix to the BTour regulations.
150.   Candidates enrolled in the Waikato Management School must demonstrate competency in writing and employment skills, as prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
151.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a field and a major, as specified in sections 8-10 of the BTour regulations.
152.   Candidates may complete a second major in any undergraduate major, as specified in sections 12 and 13 of the BTour regulations.
153.   Candidates may take up to 60 points from outside the field of the Degree.
154.   Candidates may take further points from outside the field of the Degree to enhance the coherence of their conjoint programme or to take a second major, with the permission of the Dean or delegated authority.
155.   The field of the Degree is as specified in section 16 of the BTour regulations.
Variations
156.   The Deans or delegated authorities may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.
157.   Candidates undertaking a BTchg conjoint programme may include in the degree which is taken in partnership with the BTchg degree 80 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 BE or BE(Hons) without additional papers being required may be limited.
2.   Not all conjoint combinations will be available in 2017.

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