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2013 Bachelor of Information Systems with Honours(K4H)  Download to Zip



1 In these specifications 'Faculty' means the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology.
2 The Faculty may accept as a candidate for the degree of Bachelor of Information Systems with Honours a person who has:
[i] 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
[ii] been accepted by the Faculty as being competent to enrol for the Honours Degree.

Course structure

3 [i] A candidate shall present a dissertation in a form and on a topic approved by the head of the relevant school;
[ii] 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;
[iii] the honours examination shall be held at a time prescribed by the Faculty;
[iv] 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.
[v] there shall be no re-examination for honours except by special permission of the Faculty.

Classes of Honours

4 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.


5 The Faculty may from time to time make amendments to the schedules to these specifications.
6 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.
7 The approved abbreviation for the degree of Bachelor of Information Systems with Honours shall be BIS(Hons)

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