FACULTY OF HUMANITIES & EDUCATION HANDBOOK 2010–2011
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE AWARD OF THE BA DEGREE
In order to qualify for a BA Degree a student must:
complete at least 90 credits (30 courses), of which
12 credits (4 courses) shall be for Foundation
Courses. (The English Language Foundation courses must be taken at Level I. Other Foundation Courses may be taken, preferably, at Level II).
78 credits (26 courses) shall be taken in Faculty courses (including the relevant Level III Research Paper).
Courses must be distributed as follows:
a minimum of 24 credits (8 courses) and a maximum of 30 credits (10 courses) shall be in Level I courses (not including Foundation courses) of which, at least 6 credits (2 courses) shall be for courses from Humanities and Education subjects outside the declared Major/Special.
a minimum of 24 credits (8 courses) shall be for Level II courses (not including Foundation courses).
a minimum of 24 credits (8 courses) and a maximum of 30 credits (10 courses) shall be for courses exclusively Level III (but not including the relevant Level III Research Paper);
a minimum GPA of at least 1.00 must be attained in order to be awarded a degree.
(c) satisfy the requirements for the declared Major(s).
THE BA DEGREE STRUCTURE
Core Courses for your Major 12 courses (36 credits)*
Foundation Courses 4 courses (12 credits)
Faculty Courses & Electives 4 courses (12 credits)
Electives 10 courses (30 credits)
TOTAL = 30 Courses (90 credits)
*Some disciplines may require additional courses especially in the Specials.