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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.
246.101 Science and Sustainability15 credits
120.101 Plant Biology15 credits
162.101 Cell Biology15 credits
199.101 Biology of Animals15 credits
160.133 Processes in Mathematics15 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 Sciences30 credits
145.111 Society, Environment and Place15 credits
152.230 Entrepreneurship15 credits
152.252 Project Management15 credits
159.101 Technical Programming 115 credits
175.102 Psychology as a Natural Science15 credits
200.161 Introduction to Politics15 credits
219.101 Media Skills15 credits
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Last updated on Friday 20 September 2019