Regulations for the Degree of Master of Business and Management Specialised (MBMS)

1.   The Personal Programmes of Study Regulations apply in these regulations.
2.   Candidates for the Degree must have
  (a)    qualified for the award of a bachelors degree of the University of Waikato with at least a B- grade average across the 300 level papers, or for a qualification considered by the Academic Board to be equivalent, and
  (b)    be accepted by the Dean of the Waikato Management School, who will consult with the Director of the MBM Programme as appropriate, and
  (c)    be subject to the completion of any qualifying papers or additional work as may be required by the Academic Board, either prior to admission or concurrently.
Requirements for the Degree
3.   Candidates must gain 240 points at 500 level as prescribed for the MBMS programme in the Corporate and Executive Education subject entry in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers.
4.   Candidates must complete the requirements for the MBMS, including any compulsory papers, and for a Field of Study as listed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
      International Hospitality Management
      International Management
      Public Relations
5.   Candidates must complete any Assurance of Learning requirements as prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
6.   If a candidate fails a paper, he or she may be required to undertake additional assessment to improve the grade to a pass on one occasion only. A candidate who fails more than once will not be permitted to proceed with the Degree.
Award of Honours
7.   The Degree may be awarded with Distinction.
8.   Except with the approval of the Academic Board, the award will be calculated on the basis of the grades of the papers passed by the candidate on the first attempt while enrolled for the Degree, including any failed paper.
9.   The Dean or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.
1.   Prospective candidates should consult the Director of the MBMS well before the commencement of the Degree programme to ensure that they have fulfilled the requirements for admission. The Director will set deadlines and entry test requirements as required.

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