FA C U L T Y Faculty
BOOKLET 2004 – 2005 of Science & Agriculture
a minimum of 35% in the final examinations. Such oral examinations may not be restricted to the questions set in the examinations.
Candidates passing such oral examinations will be awarded a mark of 40% and will not have any right of appeal or review if the result of the oral examination is a fail.
Candidates offered oral examinations may choose to decline the offer.
for a double major – courses amounting to:
Sixty-four (64) credits from Level II courses, including the courses required for the major in each of the two disciplines; or
. Sixty-four (64) credits from a single Science
discipline which must include the thirty-two (32) credits for the single major in that discipline.
Two oral examinations in the same course will be counted as being equivalent to oral examination in two separate courses.
for the B.Sc. Agriculture, Agri-business Man- agement and Human Ecology degrees courses amounting to a candidates best sixty-four (64) credits of Level II courses, six (6) of which may be replaced by FSA Level I courses.
A candidate who fails the examination associated with a course may be given permission to repeat the course and the examination on a subsequent occasion. In the event that such a candidate has satisfied the examiners in the practical coursework, the candidate may, on the recommendation of the relevant Department, be exempted from the practical
recommendation has apply to the Dean examination without
been made, the candidate for permission to take attending the course.
Class Of Degree Awarded (for students registered before 2003/04)
First Class Honours, Second Class Honours (Upper and Lower Division), or a Pass will be awarded on the basis of marks obtained in the examination in courses as follows:
the B.Sc. General with a single major courses amounting to a candidate’s best sixty-four (64) credits of the degree programme, including:
at least thirty-two (32) from Level II courses in the candidate’s major;
not more than six (6) credits from Level I FSA courses;
iii. and the Level II credits from courses required for any declared minors.
Failure on a previous occasion in courses used in determining the class of honours will result in down- grading in the class of honours as follows:
by one (1) (sub-) class, if the failed courses account for more than eight (8) credits;
by two (2) (sub-) classes, if the failed courses account for more than fifteen (15) credits;
to a pass degree if the failed courses account for more than twenty (20) credits.
For the purposes of this Regulation, repeated fail- ures in the same course will be counted as if they were associated with different courses.
A candidate who for good reason wishes to be absent from the Faculty for a semester or more must apply for Leave of Absence to the Faculty Board through the Dean, stating the reasons for the application.
Leave of Absence will not be granted for more than two (2) consecutive semesters in the first instance. However, candidates may re-apply for an extension of leave.
Leave Of Absence