A student seeking credit in any
course must attend such lectures and perform satisfactorily such
oral, practical, written and other work as the Head of
Department/School concerned may require. The Head of
Department/School shall give reasonable notice of these
requirements in writing (see Section C Work and Assessment,
regulations 1 and 3 below).
No student may receive credit
for both of two substantially equivalent courses.
to which this restriction applies are in general indicated as
restrictions in the schedules to the degree
If a specific course is offered
under different course codes, a student passing such a course may
subsequently elect to receive credit under any one of those course
A student enrolled in a course
for a Certificate of Proficiency may not receive credit for that
course towards a degree, diploma, certificate or professional
qualification without the approval of the Dean.
Credit may be withheld from any
student who fails to pay any fee, fine or cost owed to the
University or to a Department/School, or who fails to return
applies, for example, to the refund of Student Allowances
overpayment, Library and parking fines and to costs incurred on
behalf of students who are required to take part in fieldwork or
excursions at their own expense.
A student shall take reasonable
care of all University apparatus, equipment, machinery and other
material with which he or she works and may be required to replace
or repair, to the satisfaction of the Head of Department/School
concerned, any apparatus, equipment, machinery or other material
lost or damaged through lack of reasonable care on his or her part.
A student who fails to comply with these requirements may at the
discretion of the Academic Board, be excluded from laboratories and
workshops or from using any such equipment, machinery or other
A candidate who wishes to
qualify for a degree of the University of Canterbury but is unable
to complete studies for that degree as a student of this university
may be permitted to credit approved courses passed as a student of
another university in New Zealand or overseas.
A candidate seeking credit
under this regulation must make prior application to the Academic
Note: This regulation
is not applicable to students studying by distance, at a regional
campus or flexibly, for which no special permission is required, or
to students with timetable difficulties.
When attendance is expected
in a course, a student enrolled in an undergraduate, Honours or
Masters course may, in exceptional circumstances and with the
approval of the relevant Head of Department/School, study for the
course away from the University of Canterbury Christchurch campus.
Such a student is not expected to attend all classes, but will
complete all oral, written, practical and other work and will sit
all tests and formal examinations for the course.
A student seeking approval to
study away from the University of Canterbury Christchurch campus
must produce evidence to the satisfaction of the Head of
Department/School that they are prevented from attending classes at
the Christchurch campus.
A student enrolled for a
postgraduate degree programme involving the writing of a thesis,
creative work or a Master's project in the Faculty of Engineering
and Forestry may be permitted to study away from the University of
Canterbury Christchurch campus.
For a Master's project in the
Faculty of Engineering and Forestry, approval to study away from
the University of Canterbury is required from the Head of
Department/School, and shall have effect only for the duration of
the specified course.
For a Master of Fine Arts, a
Master of Music in Composition or a Master of Fine Arts in Creative
Writing, approval to study away from the University of Canterbury
is required from the Dean of Creative Arts. Approval may be given
for the duration of enrolment in the award.
For a Master's thesis or
dissertation not specified in i. or ii. above, for a period of more
than one month (not including field work), and for all study and
research overseas, approval is required from the Faculty
For a PhD thesis, approval to
study and research away from the University of Canterbury is
required from the Dean of Postgraduate Research.
In all cases, approval will be
given only when it is established to the satisfaction of the person
granting the approval that the student will receive adequate
supervision, that the necessary resources (financial or otherwise)
to support the work are available, and that there are reliable and
satisfactory means of communication between the student and the
supervisor/lecturer for the duration of the time away from the
University of Canterbury.
the Master's and PhD Regulations and Guidelines.
should consult Departments/Schools about departmental policies in
relation to study away from the Christchurch
No candidate shall
normally be eligible to graduate with the Degree of Bachelor of
Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Education (Physical Education), Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Sport
Coaching, Bachelor of Teaching and Learning (Early Childhood), or
Bachelor of Teaching and Learning (Primary), unless he or she has
been credited with courses of this University which:
have a total value of at least
120 points; and
include courses satisfying the
300-level majoring requirements for the degree.
No candidate shall normally
be eligible to graduate with the degree of Bachelor of Music unless
he or she has been credited with the following courses of this
the courses in Group A of the
Schedule to the degree; and
courses which satisfy the
300-level majoring requirements for the degree; or in the case of
students who have satisfactorily completed the first two years of
the Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology Jazz Diploma
(2002 onwards): a combination of courses from Group C of the
Schedule satisfying the 300-level requirements of the
No candidate shall normally be
eligible to graduate with the degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts
unless he or she has been credited with courses at this University
have a total value of at least
243 points from courses in Part 2 of the Schedule; and
include 81 points at 400-level
in Part 2 of the Schedule.
No candidate shall be eligible
to graduate with the degree of Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of
Engineering with Honours, Bachelor of Forestry Science or Bachelor
of Forestry Science with Honours unless he or she has been credited
with courses at this University which satisfy the 300 and 400-level
requirements of the degree.