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eight (8) credits, Or b. passes in Foundation Courses, only

the Dean may, after consultation with the appropriate Heads of Departments, recommend to Academic Board an extension of the period of study by one (1) or two (2) semesters.


Not withstanding Regs. 32, 33 and 34 above, the Academic Board of a candidate’s campus may, on the recommendation of the Faculty Board concerned, require the candidate to withdraw from the Faculty at the end of any semester on grounds of persistent neglect of work and/or repeated failure in examina- tions.


A candidate who has been required to withdraw from the Faculty may be readmitted to the Faculty after at least one year has elapsed since their withdrawal.


Students who are readmitted to a faculty may in accordance with the regulations, be granted exemption from Level I and II courses, subject to there being no change in the content of the courses and provided that no more than five (5) years have elapsed since the date of withdrawal. Students required to withdraw from the Faculty, and who are granted exemption for Level II courses will be required to take at least a full load for one (1) year.

BOOKLET 2004 – 2005 of Science & Agriculture


FA C U L T Y Faculty

  • c.

    Leave of Absence will not be granted for more than four (4) consecutive semesters.

  • d.

    Applications for Leave of Absence for a semester or for an academic year should normally be submitted by the end of the third week of the relevant semester, or Semester I respectively.

    • 30.

      A candidate who fails to register for any courses during a semester without having obtained Leave of Absence will be deemed to have withdrawn from the Faculty, unless no course is available to the candidate in that semester.

  • J.

    Time Limits For Completion (And Enforced Withdrawals)

    • 31.

      For the purposes of Regs. 32, 33 and 34 any se- mester in which a candidate is registered part-time will be counted as half of a full-time semester. After the total of equivalent full-time semesters has been obtained in this way it will be rounded down to the nearest whole number.

  • 32.

    Candidates admitted to the programme under Reg. 2(a) or 2(b) iii:

    • a.

      shall complete the requirements for the degree in a minimum of six (6) or a maximum of ten

      • (10)

        semesters of full-time study.

    • b.

      Candidates who cannot complete the programme within the maximum periods given in (a) above will be required to withdraw from the Faculty as soon as this has been determined.

  • 33.

    Candidates are normally required to satisfy the mini- mum requirements for entry to Level II, as stipu- lated in Reg. 19,within a maximum period equiva- lent to four (4) semesters of full-time study after admission to Level I.

    • a.

      Eleven (11) credits, if registered full-time; or

    • b.

      Six (6) credits if registered part-time.

  • 35.

    For the purposes of Regs. 32, 33 and 34 any se-

mester for which a candidate has obtained Leave of Absence will not be counted.


Candidates will normally be required to withdraw from the Faculty if in two (2) successive semesters, they fail to gain passes in Faculty courses equivalent to at least:


In the event that a candidate has exhausted the maximum periods mentioned in Reg.32 above, but still requires for the completion of the degree programme:-







Either a. passes



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