UniBound programme structure and courses

Option 1: Social Science and Humanities

Students planning to study for a degree in Arts (BA) must enrol into the following courses in Summer School and Semester 1 2017. Each course is worth 15 points.

Part I: Summer School 2018

  • ENGLISH 91P
  • ARTSGEN 92P

Part II: Semester One 2018

  • MATHS 91P or GEOG 91P
  • ACADENG 100 or 101 or ENGWRIT 101
  • MAORI 103 or PACIFIC 100 or an approved Arts course 

(ARTSGEN = Arts General; ACADENG = Academic English; ENGWRIT = English Writing; GEOG = Geography; MAORI = Māori Studies, PACIFIC = Pacific Studies)

Stage I course points and grades can also be counted towards a following BA degree.

Option 2: Physical, Informational and Computational Science

Students planning to study for a a degree in Science (BSc) must enrol into the following courses in Summer School and Semester 1 2017. Each course is worth 15 points.

Part I: Summer School 2018

  • ENGLISH 91P
  • MATHS 93P

Part II: Semester One 2018

  • One of the following: BIOSCI 91P; CHEM 91P; GEOG 91P; PHYSICS 91P
  • SCIGEN 101
  • MATHS 102 or STATS 101 or an approved Science course

(BIOSCI = Biological Sciences; CHEM = Chemistry; MATHS = Mathematics; SCIGEN = Science General; GEOG = Geography; PHYSICS = Physics, STATS = Statistics)

Stage I course points and grades can also be counted towards a following BSc degree.

Note: Students enrolled in this programme pathway cannot concurrently study a preparatory course and a Stage I course in the same subject.

Academic Integrity

All UniBound students must complete the University of Auckland Academic Integrity course as part of the programme requirements.

DELNA Testing

All UniBound students must complete the DELNA diagnostic testing as part of the programme requirements.

Lectures

During the programme you will attend weekly lectures and associated tutorials or workshops of 2-4 hours, depending on your course. Lectures are taught by University staff from various disciplines in the Faculties of Arts and Science.

Workshops

To support you during the course, we run research and learning workshops to help you develop your skills and understand the expectations of university study. Most workshops run for 1-2 hours and include these topics:

  • using the library
  • using information technology
  • life on campus
  • note taking and reviewing lectures
  • essay writing skills
  • Memory, revision and exam techniques
  • planning your degree studies.

Tutorials

As well as attending weekly lectures, you will be expected to attend tutorials for assessed topics during the course. These group discussions give you the opportunity to clarify any queries you may have about lectures or assignments. Tutorial classes will be announced in the first week of the course.

Assessments and examinations

During your course you will complete assignments. These will help prepare you for studies towards your exams. To complete the course you must submit all coursework and sit the exams to receive a final grade.

Application process