FA C U L T Y Faculty
BOOKLET 2004 – 2005 of Science & Agriculture
A candidate who has obtained passes in Level I Faculty courses equivalent to eighteen (18) credits in the first two (2) semesters of full-time study may, on the recommendation of the Dean and subject to Reg. 18, may be allowed to regis- ter for a limited number of Level II courses.
Exemptions from some courses may be obtained on the basis of the Regulations contained in Section K.
or two majors may be allowed to transfer to the Agriculture or Agri-business Management de- gree after Year I.
In order to pass a course, a candidate must have been in satisfactory attendance at the course, and must have satisfied the examiners in the associated examinations.
The maximum number of credits (including those from foundation courses) for which a candidate may normally register in any semester is as follows:
In the case of candidates who have not satisfied the requirements of Reg. 19(b)
twenty-one (21) credits subject to a maximum of eighteen (18) credits from Faculty courses, if the candidate is registered full-time;
. twelve (12) credits if the candidate is
In the case of candidates who have satisfied the requirements of Reg. 19(b)
twenty-three (23) credits subject to a maxi- mum of twenty(20) credits from Faculty courses, if the candidate is registered full-time;
The examination associated with each course shall be conducted mainly by means of written and/or practical papers, normally taken at the end of the semester in which the candidate has registered for the courses concerned. However, oral examinations as well as performance in course work in the form of essays, in-course tests, research papers, projects, or continuous assessment of theoretical and/or practical work may contribute towards the final grade awarded in a course. (See Appendix VII for grading scheme).
When practical papers and/or practical coursework contribute towards an examination, candidates must satisfy the examiners in both the theoretical and practical aspects of the course. On the basis of performance in the practical part of the course, candidates may, on the recommendation of the Department concerned, be exempted from the practical part of the examination.
Full-time candidates who require not more than twenty-four (24) credits in order to graduate, have satisfied all Foundation course requirements, and are exempted from coursework in at least one course, may be allowed to register for twenty-four (24) credits of Faculty courses.
Students pursuing the B.Sc. degrees in Agri- culture and Agri-business Management may be allowed to transfer to one or more of the Majors listed in Appendix V after having successfully completed Year I, while students pursuing one
A candidate who fails the examination associated with FSA courses may, as a concession, be granted permission by the Board of Examiners to sit a Supplemental Examination. Such permission will be given on the basis of the performance of the candidate in the courses concerned. Supplemental examinations however are not conducted for Level II Science courses.
A candidate who is (potentially) able to complete the requirements for graduation at the end of a semester or the succeeding semester may be granted permission by the Board of Examiners to sit supplementary oral examinations in failed courses accounting for not more than eight (8) credits provided that the candidate was awarded