Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Science
The following regulations apply to students commencing study within the 2017 academic year. For previously published regulations, refer to the Calendar archive (Academic Services website).
See also General Course and Examination Regulations.
Note: In certain course regulations the Degree of Bachelor of Science is referred to as "the ordinary Degree of Bachelor of Science" to distinguish it from the Degree of Bachelor of Science with Honours.
Every candidate for the Degree of Bachelor of Science shall follow a course of study as laid down in these Regulations consisting of not fewer than 360 points (3 EFTS).
To qualify for the Degree of Bachelor of Science:
* Not open to new enrolments in 2017.
Note: The course and programme requirements are given in the Schedule of Endorsements for the Award elsewhere in the degree regulations.
Candidates who wish to enrol for a course of study whose total points exceed 150 points for a full year or 75 points for a single semester must first obtain the approval of the Dean of Science.
Note: Students should seek advice from the College office as to the recommended GPA for such a course of study.
Subject to the approval of the Dean of Science, a student who has achieved a sufficient standard in a subject or subjects in the National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) or other comparable examination may be enrolled in one or more courses listed in the Schedule with Prescription numbers from 201 to 299 without having passed the appropriate prerequisite to that course provided that:
A candidate who discontinues with a BE or BE(Hons) degree and enrols in a BSc may make an application to the Dean of Science to transfer credit from a BE or BE(Hons) to a BSc.
A candidate who takes concurrently the course for the Degree of Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) shall, in order to qualify for the award of both degrees, be enrolled for a course of study approved under the provisions of General Course and Examination Regulation A3, and shall:
A candidate who has qualified for the Degree of Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and who is proceeding to the Degree of Bachelor of Science shall be enrolled for an approved course of study and shall satisfy the requirements of Regulation 7 hereof.
Candidates for the Degree of Bachelor of Science under Regulations 6, 7 or 8 shall require permission of the Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics for enrolment in any Mathematics or Statistics course.
Note: Some Mathematics and Statistics courses duplicate significantly material in Engineering Mathematics, and will be restricted. Other courses may have prerequisites partially or fully satisfied by credits in Engineering Mathematics.
Note: The maximum of 120 points must be consistent with credit under Regulation K: Cross Crediting and Double Degrees.
A candidate who has completed a Polytechnic Nursing course may be credited with up to 75 points at 100-level under Regulation 2(c).