Master of Urban Resilience and Renewal - Award Regulations - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

The Degree of Master of Urban Resilience and Renewal (MURR - 180 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 Master of Urban Resilience and Renewal

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

1.
Version
(a)
These Regulations came into force on 1 January 2018.
(b)
This degree was first offered in 2016.
2.
Variations

In exceptional circumstances the Academic Dean of Science may approve a personal programme of study which does not conform to these regulations.

3.
The structure of the qualification

To qualify for the Master of Urban Resilience and Renewal student must be credited with:

(a)
GEOG 402, GEOG 409 and GEOG 415;
(b)
other courses totalling 30 points at 400-level, approved by the Programme Director; and
(c)
a 60 point project (GEOG 692).
4.
Admission to the qualification

A student for the degree of Master of Urban Resilience and Renewal, before applying to enrol in the degree, must have:

(a)
qualified for a university degree which is relevant to urban resilience and renewal with a B average or better (eg, geography, environmental science/studies, planning, sociology or any other relevant degree subject to approval of the Academic Dean of Science or;
(b)
been admitted with Academic Equivalent Standing; and
(c)
been approved as a student for the degree by the Academic Dean of Science.
5.
Subjects

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

6.
Time limits

This qualification adheres to the General Regulations for the University with a time limit of 36 months.

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, which permits 30 points of course failures to qualify for the degree, with the following stipulation:

GEOG 692 may not be failed.

9.
Honours, Distinction and Merit

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

10.
Pathways to other qualifications

There are no advancing or exit qualifications for this degree.

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