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) - 120 points)

The following regulations apply to students commencing study within the 2018 academic year. For previously published regulations, refer to the Calendar archive (Academic Services website). Find key terms in the Glossary of terms.

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

These regulations must be read in conjunction with the General Regulations for the University.

1.
Version

These Regulations came into force on 1 January 2018.

2.
Variations

In exceptional circumstances the Dean of Education and Health Sciences may approve a personal programme of study which does not conform to these regulations.

3.
The structure of the qualification
To qualify for the degree of Bachelor of Teaching and Learning with Honours a student must be credited with a minimum of 120 points towards the qualification; which must include:
(a)
EDEM697; and
(b)
EDEM603; and
(c)
one further course selected from EDEM693-698; and
(d)
60 points from the Schedule A to the Regulations for the Master of Education.
4.
Admission to the qualification
To be admitted to the Bachelor of Teaching and Learning with Honours, a student must:
(a)
satisfy the Admission Regulations for admission to the University; and
(b)
have either:
i.
qualified for the Bachelor of Teaching and Learning degree; or
ii.
been admitted with Academic Equivalent Standing: and
(c)
have a minimum of a B grade point average in courses at 200-level and above; and
(d)
have been approved as a student by the Dean of Education and Health Sciences.
5.
Subjects

There are no majors, minors or endorsements for this qualification.

6.
Time limits
(a)
The time limit for this qualification is 24 months.
(b)
For a part-time student, the research project must be completed in the second year of study.
7.
Transfers of credit, substitutions and cross-credits

This qualification adheres to the General Conditions for Credit and Transfer Regulations with no additional stipulations.

8.
Progression

This qualification adheres to the General Regulations for the University, with the following stipulation:

A student may not fail more than 30 points in this qualification.

9.
Honours, Distinction and Merit

This qualification adheres to the General Regulations for the University and may be awarded with Honours.

10.
Pathways to other qualifications
(a)
A student who has completed the requirements for the BTchLn(Hons) but has not yet graduated, may apply to the Dean of Education and Health Sciences to be admitted to the Master of Education and have their credits transferred.
(b)
A student who has graduated with the BTchLn(Hons) from the University of Canterbury, may apply to the Dean of Education and Health Sciences to be admitted to the Master of Education and have their BTchLn(Hons) subsumed in accordance with the General Regulations to the University.
(c)
A student who has either not met the requirements for the BTchLn(Hons) or who wishes to transfer may, with the permission of the Dean of Education and Health Sciences, transfer to the Postgraduate Certificate in Education.
11.
Disclosure of charges and convictions

A student in the Degree of Bachelor of Teaching and Learning with Honours is required to inform the Dean of Education and Health Sciences within three working days if they are charged or convicted of an offence while participating in the programme and of any other incidents or matters that may compromise their fitness to teach.

  • For students
    To discuss the requirements for your programme of study
    contact a Student Advisor (Liaison website).
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    refer to the Blue Book (UC staff only) and contact
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    Academic Services Group
    Phone: +64 3 369 3971 (ext 93971)
    Email: andrew.bainbridge-smith@canterbury.ac.nz
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