FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
FACULTY REGULATIONS FOR UNDERGRADUATE GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMMES
1.1 These regulations shall be read in conjunction with the University's General Academic Regulations for Undergraduate degree programmes, hereinafter referred to as the General Regulations, which have precedence over the Faculty Regulations. These regulations apply only to students registered for undergraduate degree programmes in the Faculty of Social Sciences. The University shall be the examining authority for all degree programmes offered in the Faculty.
1.2 The Faculty of Social Sciences offers the following undergraduate programmes of study:
Bachelor of Science Honours in Geography and Environmental Studies (HGES)
Bachelor of Science Honours in Human Resource Management (HHRM)
Bachelor of Science Honours in Human Resource Management (HHRM) (Visiting School)
Bachelor of Science Honours in Local Governance Studies (HLGS)
Bachelor of Science Honours in Local Governance Studies (HLGS) (Visiting School)
Bachelor of Science Honours in Media and Society Studies (HMSS)
Bachelor of Science Honours in Media and Society Studies (HMSS) (Visiting School)
Bachelor of Science Honours in Music and Musicology (BMM) 1013
Bachelor of Science Honours in Politics and Public Management (HPPM)
Bachelor of Science Honours in Psychology (HPSY)
Bachelor of Science Honours in Psychology (HPSY) (Visiting School)
1.3 The Faculty of Social Sciences offers the following post graduate programmes of study:
Post Graduate Diploma in Safety, Health and Environmental Management (DGES)
Master of Science in Safety and Health and Environmental Management (MSHE)
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (DHRM)
Master of Science in Human Resource Management (MHRM)
Post Graduate Diploma in Media and Society Studies (DMSS)
Master of Science in Media and Society Studies (MMSS)
Post Graduate Diploma in Student Management (DSM)
Master of Science in Student Management (MSM)
Master of Science in Community Psychology (MCP)
1.4 Regulations for post-graduate - refer to General Academic Regulations for Post-Graqduate diplomas, Masters Degree by continous assessment, Master of Philosophy degrees and Doctor of Philosophy Degrees
2. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
2.1 To qualify for admission to an undergraduate degree programme in the Faculty of Social Science a student must satisfy the general entry requirements as specified in the General Regulation and the specific Department Regulations. 1014
2.2.1 Eligibility for admissions will be established by satisfying the said regulations and requirements of respective departments, but eligibility will not guarantee admission. A high level pass in thespecified subjects is necessary, and students with prior experience plus relevant passes may normally have an advantage to admission.
2.2 Special and Mature Entry
Refer to Section 3.2 and 3.3 of the General Regulations.3.
3. DEFINITION OF TERMS
Refer to Section 1.8 of the General Regulations.
4. GENERAL PROVISIONS
4.1 The number of modules taken by any student from outside the department may be restricted.
4.2 The offering of elective modules depends on the availability of staff and/or teaching loads of available staff.
4.3 During Work Related learning, the department may transfer a student from one department to the other.
4.4 The department may use its discretion to deploy students to specific organizations for Work Related Learning thereby over-riding students' preferences and personal arrangements.
5. CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT
5.1 The continuous assessment per module shall account for at least 25% and not more than 50% of the overall assessment
5.2.1 Examinations for the modules shall be set and marked by lecturers of the University in consultation, where feasible, 1015
with external examiners from appropriate universities and institutions.
5.2.2 To be admitted to the examination, a candidate must
18.104.22.168 be registered as a student in accordance with the General Regulations
22.214.171.124 have satisfactorily covered modules of which at least 60% of them must be offered in the respective Honours degree programme they are registered.
6. PROVISION FOR PROGRESSION
6.1 Students shall earn at least 32 credits per level to be allowed to progress to the next level.
6.2 Students carrying over modules will be re-examined at the next regularly scheduled examinations normally taken at the next semester examinations.
6.3 To successfully complete the programme, a student must have earned 140 credits.
7. FAILURE TO SATISFY EXAMINERS
Refer to Section 9 of the General Regulations
8. WORK RELATED LEARNING
Refer to Section 10 of the General Regulations.
9. REMARKING OF EXAMINATIONS
Refer to section 11.10 of the General Regulations 1016
10. GRADING AND DEGREE CLASSIFICATION
10.1 To be awarded the degree a student must pass all core modules at all levels and must have accrued at least 136 credits.
10.2 The classification of all modules and degree programmes shall be as stated in section 5 of the General Regulations.
11. DEGREE WEIGHTING
11.1 All academic levels shall be considered for purposes of degree weighting. The classification of weights is as follows:
Level 1 25%
Level 2 25%
Level 3 25%
Level 4 25%