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FACULTY OF HUMANITIES & EDUCATION HANDBOOK 2010–2011

  • (ii)

    For the purposes of these Regulations:

    • (a)

      Level I, II and III Courses: Levels I, II and III courses are courses so designated by the Board for Undergraduate Studies.

  • (b)

    Grade Points: Grade points are determined by multiplying the quality hours by the quality points for a course.

  • (c)

    Grade Point Average (GPA): Grade Point Average is the average obtained by dividing the total grade points earned by the total quality hours for which the student has registered for any stated period of time, excluding courses taken on a pass/fail basis, audited courses, courses taken for preliminary credit and courses for which the designation I or IP is awarded under Regulation 6(iv).

(d) Weighted Grade Point Average: Weighted Grade Point Average is the average determined by applying appropriate weights for Levels I, II, and III courses to the grade points and the quality hours used in determining grade point average as set out at Regulation 3(ii)(c) above.

(e) Credit Hours: The credit values for courses, as well as for projects, laboratory sessions, foreign language classes or other contact hours, shall be determined by the respective Faculty Board and approved by the Board for Undergraduate Studies.

(iii) Pass/Fail Course Provision: Credit hours earned in courses taken on a Pass-Fail basis shall not be included in calculating grade point averages.

(i)

The class of degree shall be awarded on the basis of the Weighted GPA as set out in these regulations.

  • (ii)

    In determining the Weighted GPA, the weights to be used for each Level I, II and III course shall be as prescribed in Faculty Regulations.

  • (iii)

    Except for the purpose of determining the class of degree the term GPA in these regulations shall mean the GPA as defined at Regulation 3(ii)(c) above.

(i) First Degrees awarded by the University, with the exception of the BSc (Engineering), The Bachelor of Science (Petroleum Geoscience), the Bachelor of Science

(Surveying and Land Information), LLB, MBBS, DDS, and DVM, shall be classified as follows:

First Class Honours (Weighted GPA 3.60 and Above)

Upper Second Class Honours (Weighted GPA 3.00 – 3.59)

Lower Second Class Honours (Weighted GPA 2.00 – 2.99)

Pass (Weighted GPA 1.00 – 1.99)

  • (ii)

    Award of Honours in GPA System: Honours shall be awarded taking into account all Level II and Level III courses excluding the Foundation courses.

  • (ii)

    First Degrees awarded by the University for the Bachelor of Science (Engineering), the Bachelor of Science (Petroleum Geoscience) and the Bachelor of Science (Surveying and Land Information), shall be classified as follows:

First Class Honours (Weighted GPA 3.60 and Above)

Upper Second Class Honours (Weighted GPA 3.00 – 3.59)

Lower Second Class Honours (Weighted GPA 2.00 – 2.99)

Third Class Honours (Weighted GPA 1.50 – 1.99)

Pass (Weighted GPA 1.00 – 1.49)

(iii) First Degrees awarded by the University for the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) shall be classified as follows:

First Class Honours Second Class Honours (Upper and Lower Division) Pass

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