Regulations for the Degree of Master of Educational Management (MEdM)

  1. The Personal Programmes of Study Regulations apply in these regulations.
  2. Admission

  3. Candidates for the Degree must have
    1. 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, or
    2. demonstrated to the Academic Board that they have adequate training, experience and ability to proceed with the MEdM, and
    3. produced sufficient evidence to satisfy the Academic Board of adequate training and experience in the field of education, management or administration, and
    4. been accepted by the Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Division of Education or the Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Division of Management who will consult with the relevant Programme Leader.
  4. 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.
  5. Admission to the Degree may be subject to the completion of any qualifying papers the Academic Board may prescribe which must be completed either prior to or concurrently.
  6. Requirements for the Degree

  7. The normal minimum period of enrolment for completion of the Degree is one and a half academic years.
  8. Candidates must enrol in the Division of Education or the Waikato Management School and follow an approved programme of study.
  9. Candidates must gain 180 points at 500 level as prescribed for the MEdM programme in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers.
  10. Award of Honours

  11. The Degree may be awarded with Distinction.
  12. 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.
  13. Variations

  14. The Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Division of Education or the Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Division of Management or their delegated authorities may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.