The Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates Statute 2016

Under the provisions of clause 194(1)(f) of the Education Act 1989, the Council of the University of Waikato makes the following statute:

1. This statute may be cited as the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates Statute 2016.
2. The Council has power to confer the following degrees:
 Bachelor of Arts (BA)
 Bachelor of Arts with Honours (BA(Hons))
 Bachelor of Business Analysis - Financial (BBA(Fin))
 Bachelor of Business Analysis with Honours - Financial (BBA(Hons)(Fin))
 Bachelor of Business Analysis - Management Studies (BBA(MgtSt))
 Bachelor of Communication Studies (BCS)
 Bachelor of Communication Studies with Honours (BCS(Hons))
 Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design (BCGD)
 Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design with Honours (BCGD(Hons))
 Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences (BCMS)
 Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences with Honours (BCMS(Hons))
 Bachelor of Education (BEd)
 Bachelor of Education with Honours (BEd(Hons))1
 Bachelor of Electronic Commerce (BECom)
 Bachelor of Electronic Commerce with Honours (BECom(Hons))
 Bachelor of Engineering (BE)
 Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (BE(Hons))
 Bachelor of Entrepreneurship (BEntre)
 Bachelor of Environmental Planning (BEP)
 Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
 Bachelor of Laws with Honours (LLB(Hons))
 Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLibS)1
 Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)
 Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours (BMS(Hons))
 Bachelor of Māori and Pacific Development (BMPD)
 Bachelor of Media and Creative Technologies (BMCT)
 Bachelor of Media and Creative Technologies with Honours (BMCT(Hons))
 Bachelor of Music (BMus)
 Bachelor of Music with Honours (BMus(Hons))
 Bachelor of Science (BSc)
 Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc(Hons))
 Bachelor of Science (Technology) (BSc(Tech))
 Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSocSc)
 Bachelor of Social Sciences with Honours (BSocSc(Hons))
 Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)
  Bachelor of Sport, Health and Human Performance and Leisure Studies (BSHHP)
  Bachelor of Sport, Health and Human Performance with Honours (BSHHP(Hons))
 Bachelor of Teaching (BTchg)
 Bachelor of Teaching with Honours (BTchg(Hons))
 Bachelor of Tourism (BTour)
 Bachelor of Tourism with Honours (BTour(Hons))
 Master of Applied Psychology (MAppPsy)
 Master of Arts (MA)
 Master of Arts (Applied) (MA(Applied))
 Master of Business Administration (MBA)
 Master of Business and Management (MBM)
  Master of Business and Management Specialised (MBMS)
 Master of Clinical Animal Behaviour (MCAB)
 Master of Computer Graphic Design (MCGD)
 Master of Counselling (MCouns)
  Master of Cyber Security (MCS)
  Master of Digital Business (MDigiBus)
 Master of Disability and Inclusion Studies (MDInS)
 Master of Education (MEd)
 Master of Educational Leadership (MEdLeadership)
 Master of Engineering (ME)
 Master of Environment and Society(MEnvSoc)
 Master of Environmental Planning (MEP)
 Master of Environmental Sciences(MEnvSci)
 Master of Information Technology (MInfoTech)
 Master of Laws (LLM)
 Master of Laws in Māori/Pacific and Indigenous Peoples' Law (LLM(Māori/Pacific and Indigenous Peoples))
 Master of Management Studies (MMS)
  Master of Māori and Indigenous Business (MMAiBus)
 Master of Māori and Pacific Development (MMPD)
 Master of Media and Creative Technologies (MMCT)
 Master of Music (MMus)
 Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
 Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcct)
  Master of Professional Writing (MPW)
 Master of Professional Management (MPM)
  Master of Science (MSc)
 Master of Science (Research) (MSc(Research))
 Master of Science (Technology) (MSc(Tech))
  Master of Security and Crime Science (MSCS)
 Master of Social Sciences (MSocSc)
  Master of Social Work (MSW)
  Master of Sport, Health and Human Performance (MSHHP)
 Master of Teaching and Learning (MTchgLn)
 Doctor of Education (EdD)
 Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD)
 Doctor of Laws (LLD)
 Doctor of Literature (DLit)
 Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
 Doctor of Science (DSc)
3. The Council has power to award the following diplomas:
  Diploma (Dip)
  Graduate Diploma (GradDip)
 Graduate Diploma of Teaching (GradDipT)
  Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip)
 Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Graphic Design (PGDipCGD)
 Postgraduate Diploma in the Practice of Psychology (PGDipPracPsych)
 Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology (Clinical) (PGDipPsych(Clin))
 Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology (Community) (PGDipPsych(Com))1
4. The Council has power to award the following certificates:
  Certificate (Cert)
 Certificate of Attainment in Academic English (CertAttainAcadEng)
 Certificate of Attainment in English Language (CertAttainEngLang)
 Certificate of Attainment in Foundation Studies (CertAttainFoundSt)
 Certificate of University Preparation (CUP)
 Te Tîmatanga Hou (TTH)1
  Graduate Certificate (GradCert)
  Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert)
  Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling (PGCertCouns)
 Postgraduate Certificate in Information Technology (PGCertInfoTech)
5. The Council has power to confer the following honorary degree:
 Honorary Doctor of the University of Waikato (HonD)
6. Of the degrees listed in clause 2, the following may be awarded with First Class Honours, Second Class Honours (first division) or Second Class Honours (second division):
 Bachelor of Arts with Honours (BA(Hons))
 Bachelor of Business Analysis with Honours - Financial (BBA(Hons)(Fin))
 Bachelor of Communication Studies with Honours (BCS(Hons))
 Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design with Honours (BCGD(Hons))
 Bachelor of Electronic Commerce with Honours (BECom(Hons)
 Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (BE(Hons))
 Bachelor of Laws with Honours (LLB(Hons))
 Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours (BMS(Hons))
 Bachelor of Media and Creative Technologies with Honours (BMCT(Hons))
 Bachelor of Music with Honours (BMus(Hons))
 Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc(Hons))
 Bachelor of Social Sciences with Honours (BSocSc(Hons))
 Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)
  Bachelor of Sport, Health and Human Performance (BSHHP(Hons))
 Bachelor of Teaching with Honours (BTchg(Hons))
 Bachelor of Tourism with Honours (BTour(Hons))
 Master of Applied Psychology (MAppPsy)
 Master of Arts (MA)
 Master of Arts (Applied) (MA(Applied))
 Master of Clinical Animal Behaviour (MCAB)
 Master of Computer Graphic Design (MCGD)
 Master of Counselling (MCouns)
 Master of Cyber Security (MCS)
  Master of Digital Business (MDigiBus)
 Master of Disability and Inclusion Studies (MDInS)
 Master of Education (MEd)
 Master of Educational Leadership (MEdLeadership)
 Master of Engineering (ME)
 Master of Environment and Society (MEnvSoc)
 Master of Environmental Sciences (MEnvSci)
 Master of Information Technology (MInfoTech)
 Master of Laws (LLM)
 Master of Laws in Māori/Pacific and Indigenous Peoples' Law (LLM(Māori/Pacific and Indigenous Peoples))
 Master of Management Studies (MMS)
 Master of Māori and Pacific Development (MMPD)
 Master of Media and Creative Technologies (MMCT)
 Master of Music (MMus)
 Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcct)
 Master of Professional Management (MPM)
  Master of Professional Work (MPW)
 Master of Science (MSc)
 Master of Science (Research) (MSc(Research))
 Master of Science (Technology) (MSc(Tech))
  Master of Security and Crime Science (MSCS)
 Master of Social Sciences (MSocSc)
  Master of Work (MSW)
 Master of Special Education (MSpEd)
  Master of Sport, Health and Human Performance (MSHHP)
7. Of the degrees listed in clause 2, the following may be awarded with Third Class Honours:
 Bachelor of Arts with Honours (BA(Hons))
 Bachelor of Business Analysis with Honours - Financial (BBA(Hons)(Fin))
 Bachelor of Communication Studies with Honours (BCS(Hons))
 Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design with Honours (BCGD(Hons))
 Bachelor of Electronic Commerce with Honours (BECom(Hons)
 Bachelor of Media and Creative Technologies with Honours (BMCT(Hons))
 Bachelor of Music with Honours (BMus(Hons))
 Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc(Hons))
 Bachelor of Social Sciences with Honours (BSocSc(Hons))
  Bachelor of Sport, Health and Human Performance (BSHHP(Hons))
 Bachelor of Teaching with Honours (BTchg(Hons))
 Bachelor of Tourism with Honours (BTour(Hons))
8. Of the degrees and diplomas listed in clauses 2 and 3, the following may be awarded with Distinction:
 Master of Business Administration (MBA)
 Master of Business and Management (MBM)
  Master of Business and Management Specialised (MBMS)
 Master of Environmental Planning (MEP)
 Master of Māori and Indigenous Business (MMAiBus)
 Master of Teaching and Learning (MTchgLn)
 Postgraduate Diploma
 Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Graphic Design (PGDipCGD)

Notes:
1.   Qualification no longer available to new students.

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