Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design with Honours (BCGD(Hons))

1.   The Personal Programmes of Study Regulations apply in these regulations.
Admission
2.   Candidates for the Degree must have
  (a)    qualified for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design awarded by the University of Waikato, or for a qualification considered by the Academic Board to be equivalent, and
  (b)    satisfied the prerequisites for graduate study in the subject(s) being presented for the Degree, at levels considered appropriate by the Academic Board.
3.   In exceptional circumstances, based on academic merit and relevant experience, candidates who do not meet the requirements of section 2 of these regulations may be considered for admission subject to the completion of any qualifying papers the Academic Board may prescribe which must be completed either prior to or concurrently.
Requirements for the Degree
4.   The normal minimum period of enrolment for completion of the Degree is one year.
5.   Candidates must enrol in the Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences and follow an approved programme of study.
6.   Candidates must complete a specified programme as prescribed in the Computer Graphic Design entry in the Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences Handbook, and must pass all papers on the first attempt.
Award of Honours
7.   In accordance with criteria approved for this purpose by the Academic Board, the Degree may be awarded with
  (a)    First Class Honours, or
  (b)    Second Class Honours (first division), or
  (c)    Second Class Honours (second division), or
  (d)    Third Class Honours.
Variations
8.   The Dean or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.

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