When requesting Special Permission you need to choose the reason for your request:

  • I do not meet the pre- or corequisites for this paper
    You tried to pick this paper but a rule blocked you and you have a background or experience that you believe is equivalent to the pre or corequisite. Example: you lived in France for a year as a child and want to skip FREN 131 and do the more advanced FREN 132.
  • I completed relevant study elsewhere
    You tried to pick this paper but a rule blocked you and you have completed study elsewhere that you believe is equivalent to the pre- or corequisite. Example: you have NCEA 3 French and want to skip FREN 131 and do the more advanced FREN 132.
  • The paper is not available within my programme
    The paper is not included in the regulations of your programme. Example: you are a BA student who wants to apply to take a 400-level Bioethics paper.
  • I wish to repeat a paper to get a better grade
    You want to repeat a paper you already passed. Example: LAWS 101.
  • I wish to repeat a Special Topic
    You passed a Special Topic paper in a previous year with different content to the current offering.
  • Other
    Use this where none of the other options fits your situation. You will be required to provide an explanation of the reason for your request.

Further information

Special Permission and Departmental Permission

Last updated 22/11/2021 04.30 PM

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