Degree Regulation Detail
Examination Regulations

Taught Course Units

  1. In each semester, candidates will be required to take a minimum of two (2) and a maximum of six (6) examination papers inclusive of supplementary examinations.
  2. A candidate shall be required to take and pass a total of fifteen (15) examination papers before being allowed to proceed to Industrial Attachment and the Management Research Project phase.
  3. Each course unit shall be examined by a two-hour written examination paper at the end of the semester.
  4. The final written examination shall account for fifty percent (50%) of the marks in each course, while continuous assessment shall account for the remaining fifty percent (50%).
  5. The pass mark for each course shall be fifty percent (50%).
  6. A candidate who fails to satisfy the examiners in any course unit may, on the recommendation of the School Board of Examiners and approval by Senate, be allowed to take a supplementary examination in the failed unit.
  7. A pass obtained in the supplementary examination shall be recorded as 50% in the candidate’s academic record irrespective of the actual marks scored above 50.
  8. A candidate who fails to satisfy the examiners in a supplementary repeat examination after two sittings shall, on recommendation of the School Board of Examiners and approval by Senate, be:-
  1. Discontinued if the failed course unit is core, or
  2. Allowed to change to another specialization option if the failed course unit is a specialization, or
  3. Allowed to take another elective unit if the failed course is an elective course.

          Conditions (ii) and (iii) shall only apply provided the stipulated maximum period of 12 semesters is not exceeded; otherwise the candidate shall be discontinued.