General Course and Examination Regulations
On this page:
- A. Enrolment in Courses
- B. General Conditions for Credit
- C. Work and Assessment
- D. Examiners and Assessors
- E. Formal Examinations
- F. Missed Examinations
- G. Course Work
- H. Aegrotat Consideration
- I. Academic Progress
- J. Breach of Instructions and Dishonest Practice
- K. Cross Crediting and Double Degrees
- L. Theses
- M. Higher Doctorates
- N. Hardship
- O. Appeals and Grievances
- P. General Transitional Provisions
- Q. Waiver and Variation of Regulations
- R. Courses from Other Degrees are Subject to the Regulations of those Awards (Qualifications)
- S. Excessive Course Loads Defined
- T. Part-time and Full-time Defined
The following regulations apply to students commencing study within the 2013 academic year (January 2013-December 2013). For previously published regulations, refer to the Calendar archive (Academic Quality Assurance Unit website).
A student may credit courses common to two degrees or diplomas towards both degrees or diplomas subject to the following general conditions:
no degree or diploma may contain more than 120 points from any other award or awards unless the regulations for the relevant degree or diploma permit otherwise;
courses cross credited from another award must meet the requirements of the relevant degree or diploma;
postgraduate courses may not be so credited;
no course may be used to satisfy the 300-level or final Professional or Honours year requirement of more than one degree or diploma;
if any regulation prevents the transfer of credit for a course which is compulsory for the second degree another course approved by the Dean of the appropriate Faculty must be substituted.
With the permission of the Academic Board, a student may receive credit on transfer towards Honours and Master's degrees, and postgraduate diplomas for courses taken at other universities but not already credited to completed qualifications.
The amount of credit allowed will depend on the facts of the particular case, but will not exceed 50 percent of the total degree requirements.
If a thesis is a requirement of the degree, the thesis must normally be undertaken at the University of Canterbury.
Such transfer of credit would normally be approved by the Faculty Dean.