Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (BE(Hons))

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 four years.
4.   Candidates must enrol in the Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences or the Faculty of Science and Engineering and follow an approved programme of study.
5.   Candidates must gain at least 480 points at 100, 200, 300, and 400 level, with a maximum of 120 points at 100 level and including ENGG492 Honours Research and Management Project (60 points).
6.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a specified programme.
  (a)    Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences specified programme
      Engineering Science1
      Software Engineering
  (b)    Faculty of Science and Engineering specified programmes
      Chemical and Biological Engineering
      Electronic Engineering
      Materials and Process Engineering
      Mechanical Engineering
7.   To complete the requirements of a specified programme, candidates must pass the papers prescribed for that programme in the relevant subject entry in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers.
8.   Candidates must also satisfy the Dean of Computing and Mathematical Sciences and the Dean of Science and Engineering that they have completed a minimum of 800 hours of industrial experience relevant to their specified programme.
Award of Honours
9.   The Degree may be awarded with
  (a)    First Class Honours, or
  (b)    Second Class Honours (first division), or
  (c)    Second Class Honours (second division).
  (d)    No Honours
10.   If awarded, the level of honours will be determined on the basis of the candidates’ grades in the papers in Year 3 and 4 of the Engineering programme.
Variations
11.   Candidates who have completed the requirements for the award of the Bachelor of Science, New Zealand Certificate of Engineering (NZCE), National Diploma in Engineering (NDE), or equivalent qualification, prior to enrolment for the degree of Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) may apply to the Dean of the Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences and the Dean of the Faculty of Science and Engineering for exemption of up to 240 points at 100 and 200 levels towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours).
12.   The Dean or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.
Note:
1.   There will be no new intake into this programme in 2015.

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