In these specifications 'Faculty' means the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology.
The Faculty may accept as a candidate for the degree of Bachelor of Information Systems with Honours a person who has:
qualified for admission to the degree of Bachelor of Information Systems in this University or have qualified in this or another University for a degree which is, in the opinion of the Faculty, equivalent to that degree; and
been accepted by the Faculty as being competent to enrol for the Honours Degree.
A candidate shall present a dissertation in a form and on a topic approved by the head of the relevant school;
a candidate shall attend any lectures or seminars deemed necessary by the head of the relevant school and shall satisfactorily complete such written work as may be prescribed;
the honours examination shall be held at a time prescribed by the Faculty;
full-time candidates shall take all parts of the examination in the one academic year. The examination shall be divided between two consecutive years in the case of part-time candidates; Provided that the dean, on the advice of the head of school, may grant an extension of time to a candidate who has been prevented by illness or other serious cause from completing the requirements of the course within the prescribed period.
there shall be no re-examination for honours except by special permission of the Faculty.
Classes of Honours
The classes of honours shall be first class, second class and third class. There shall be an upper and lower division in the second class.
The Faculty may from time to time make amendments to the schedules to these specifications.
These specifications shall take effect on 1 January 1998 and shall apply to all candidates for the degree, including those enrolled subsequently to the degree.
The approved abbreviation for the degree of Bachelor of Information Systems with Honours shall be BIS(Hons)