Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Electronic Commerce with Honours (BECom(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 Electronic Commerce of the University of Waikato or for a qualification considered by the Academic Board to be equivalent, and
  (b)    satisfied the prerequisites for graduate study 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 with the Waikato Management School and follow an approved programme of study.
6.   Candidates must gain 120 points at 500 level or above.
7.   Candidates must complete the papers prescribed for the Degree in the Electronic Commerce entry in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook, including any compulsory papers.
8.   Candidates may take up to 30 points from outside the field of the Degree.
9.   The field of the Degree comprises the papers prescribed for the Degree in the Electronic Commerce entry in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
10.   Candidates must complete any Assurance of Learning requirements as prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
Award of Honours
11.   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.
12.   Except with the approval of the Academic Board, the level of honours will be calculated on the basis of the grades of the first 120 points completed by the candidate while enrolled for the Degree, including any failed paper.
Variations
13.   The Dean or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.

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