Regulations for the Degree of Master of Engineering Practice (MEngPrac)

  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 the degree of Bachelor of Engineering of the University of Waikato with at least a B grade average across the 300 level and 500 level papers, or Bachelor of Engineering with Honours of the University of Waikato with at least second class honours (second division), or for a qualification considered by the Academic Board to be equivalent, and
    2. satisfied the prerequisites for graduate study in the subject(s) being presented for the Degree, at levels considered appropriate by the Academic Board.
  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 subject to the completion of any qualifying papers the Academic Board may prescribe which must be completed either prior to admission or concurrently.
  5. Requirements for the Degree

  6. The normal minimum period of enrolment for completion of the Degree is one calendar year or one and a half academic years.
  7. Candidates must enrol in the Division of Health, Engineering, Computing and Science and follow an approved programme of study.
  8. Candidates must gain at least 180 points at 500 level or above.
  9. Candidates must complete the requirements of a subject.
        Civil Engineering
        Materials and Processing
        Mechanical Engineering
  10. To complete the requirements of a subject, candidates must gain at least 150 points in that subject, including any compulsory papers prescribed in the relevant subject entry in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers.
  11. Candidates must include
    1. ENGEN508 Masters Capstone Project (60 points), and
    2. 30 points from the papers listed in the Appendix.
  12. Candidates must pass all of the papers taken for the first 60 points for the Degree with an average grade of at least B in order to be eligible to continue with the Degree.
  13. If a candidate fails a paper or papers (worth not more than 30 points in total), they may repeat the paper or papers or take an alternative paper or papers with the same total points value on one occasion only. A candidate who fails a paper or papers worth more than 30 points in total will not be permitted to proceed with the Degree.
  14. Award of Honours

  15. The Degree may be awarded with
    1. Distinction, or
    2. Merit.
  16. Except with the approval of the Academic Board, the award will be calculated on the basis of the grades of the papers presented for the Degree, including any failed paper.
  17. Variations

  18. The Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Division or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.

Communication and Collaboration in Organisations
Leadership and Change Management
Sustainability and Responsible Management
Economics and the Global Context
Strategic Management and Decision Making
Marketing Strategy
Digital Business and Supply Chain Management
Financial Analysis
Managing Innovation and Value Creation
Integrative Learning Project