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These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates.
1. Admission to the Degree of Bachelor of Natural Sciences requires that the candidate will have:
(a) met the University admission requirements as specified; and
(b) have achieved at least 16 credits in each of two of NCEA Level 3 Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics; or
(c) have achieved a minimum B grade at A level in two of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics in the University of Cambridge International Examinations; or
(d) have achieved at least 29 points including five points in each of two of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics in the International Baccalaureate; or
(f) have achieved to an equivalent level as in Regulations 1(b) to (e) in an alternative examination; or
(g) have achieved 16 credits at Merit or Excellence in each of five subjects in NCEA Level 3; or
(h) have achieved a B grade average across previous University study.
2. Candidates for the Degree of Bachelor of Natural Sciences shall follow a parts-based programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 360 credits, comprising:
(a) completion of Parts One, Two, and Three;
(b) not more than 165 credits at 100 level;
(c) at least 75 credits at 300 level.
(d) the courses listed in the Schedule for the Qualification;
(e) at least 75 credits from Schedule B to the Bachelor of Science;
(f) up to 75 credits from any subject area offered by the University;
(g) attending field trips, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.
3. The Degree of Bachelor of Natural Sciences is awarded without specialisations.
4. Candidates must complete the requirements of Part One prior to progressing to Part Two.
5. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates will apply.
6. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification, and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes; candidates who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded the Diploma in Science and Technology should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.
7. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.
|123.101||Chemistry and Living Systems||15 credits||R 123.171|
|124.111||Physics for Life Sciences||15 credits||R 124.101, 124.171|
|246.101||Science and Sustainability||15 credits|
|246.102||Core Skills for Natural Scientists||15 credits||R 119.155|
|120.101||Biology of Plants||15 credits|
|162.101||Biology of Cells||15 credits|
|199.101||Biology of Animals||15 credits|
|160.111||Mathematics 1A||15 credits||P 160.103 or 160.131 or 160.132 R 160.101, 160.102, 228.171|
|160.132||Concepts in Mathematics||15 credits||R 160.101, 160.102, 160.103, 160.111, 160.112, 160.131, 228.171, 228.172. 160.132 may not be taken after 160.133 has been passed.|
|160.133||Processes in Mathematics||15 credits||P 160.132, or 160.111, or 228.171, or 160.101, or 160.102, or 160.103, or A- or better in 160.131 R 160.112, 228.172, both of 160.101, 160.102. And, 160.133 may not be taken at the same time as any of 160.101, 160.102 or 160.111.|
|246.201||Systems and Models in the Natural Sciences||30 credits|
|246.202||Bacteriophage Discovery and Genomics||15 credits||P 162.101 or 199.101 or 120.101|
|115.113||Economics of Business||15 credits||R 115.106|
|134.218||Environmental Philosophy||15 credits||R 134.318|
|145.111||Society, Environment and Place||15 credits|
|152.252||Project Management||15 credits|
|159.101||Programming Fundamentals||15 credits|
|175.102||Psychology as a Natural Science||15 credits|
|200.161||Introduction to Politics||15 credits|
|219.101||Media Skills||15 credits|
|134.308||Philosophy of Science||15 credits||R 134.208|
|246.301||Special Topic in Natural Sciences||15 credits||P 246.201|
|246.302||Research Themes in Natural Sciences||30 credits||P 246.201|
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Last updated on Tuesday 06 November 2018