Bachelor of Teaching and Learning with Honours - Award Regulations - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

The Degree of Bachelor of Teaching and Learning with Honours (BTchLn(Hons))

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).

Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Teaching and Learning with Honours

See also General Course and Examination Regulations.

1.
Qualifications required to Enrol in the Degree

Every candidate for the Degree of Bachelor of Teaching and Learning with Honours, before enrolling in a course of study for the Degree, shall have:

(a)
qualified for the Bachelor of Teaching and Learning degree with at least a B grade average at 200 and 300-level; and
(b)
met the standard required for a passing grade in all Professional Studies and Professional Practice courses at 100, 200 and 300-level; or
(c)
completed a programme of study approved by the Dean of Education; and
(d)
been admitted ad eundem statum as entitled to enrol for the Degree.
2.
Structure of the Degree

The BTchLn(Hons) comprises a total of 120 points. The course of study for the Degree shall consist of courses selected from the Schedule to the Regulations for the Degree of Master of Education:

(a)
EDEM 697 and one further course selected from EDEM 693-698;
(b)
EDEM 603;
(c)
two further courses from the Schedule to the Regulations for the Degree of Master of Education.
3.
Approval of course of study

The course of study for every candidate is subject to the approval of the Dean of Education.

4.
Time limits

This qualification may be completed on a full-time or part-time basis. The minimum period of enrolment for a full-time candidate is one year. A candidate must complete the BTchLn(Hons) within three years of the date of their first enrolment. For part-time students, the research methodology and teaching and learning courses must both be completed in the first year.

5.
Re-enrolling in courses

Should a candidate fail any course, the candidate may re-enrol in that course only with the approval of the Dean of Education.

6.
Courses from other Master's or Honours degrees

A candidate may, with the approval of the Dean of Education, replace the two non-compulsory courses with other postgraduate courses in Education or a closely related field.

7.
Transitional arrangements

A candidate who first enrolled in and completed the Bachelor of Teaching and Learning with Honours prior to 2010 may enrol in the Master of Education and complete the degree by courses equivalent to 1.0 EFTS, by a 0.25 EFTS course and a thesis equivalent to 0.75 EFTS, or by a 1.0 EFTS thesis, as approved by the Dean of Education.

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