Evaluation Criteria for Year I and Year II of BICT Honours Degree

Progression to the third year

To register for the third year of study, the students should:

  1. accumulate grades of C or better in course units aggregating to at least 52 credits, and grades of D or better in course units aggregating to at least further 8 credits of level 1,2 and,
  2. maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 at the end of the second year of study.
Re-sit examinations

Those who do not meet the requirements to register for the third year of study as per the above regulation, will be given the opportunity to sit for a re-sit examination within two weeks of release of the second year results. The maximum grade obtainable by sitting for a re-sit examination is C.

Those who fail to meet the above requirements even after the re-sit examination are not permitted to proceed to the third year until these requirements are met. Maximum number of attempts permitted to pass a particular course units is three.

Eligibility for the Award of the Bachelor Information and Communication Technology Honours Degree

To be eligible for the Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology Honours degree, a student must

  1. accumulate grades of C or better in course units aggregating to at least 104 credits, and grades of D or better in course units aggregating to at least further 16 credits of level 1,2,3,and 4, of which at least 30 credits must be from each level separately, and
  2. obtain grades of C or better aggregating to at least 40 credits from the area of specialization (i.e., ETMP Course units), and
  3. obtain grade C or better for the course unit ETMP 43018, and
  4. obtain grades of D or better in each generic competency for professionals course unit (GCPR course units), and
  5. obtain grades of D or better in English language course units (ELTU course units), and
  6. obtain a minimum GPA of 2.00 or greater, and
  7. complete the relevant requirements within a period of 6 consecutive academic years.

Award of Class

First Class

A student who is eligible for the Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology Honours Degree may be awarded First Class if he/she must

  1. accumulate grades of C or better in course units aggregating to at least 120 credits of levels 1,2,3 and 4, of which at least 30 credits must be from each level separately, and
  2. obtains a GPA of 3.70 or greater , and
  3. obtain grades of A or better aggregating to at least half the number of credits for the course units considered under i. above, and
  4. obtains grades of A or better aggregating to at least half the number of credits in the area of specialization (i.e., ETMP Course units), and
  5. completes the relevant requirements within four consecutive academic years.
Second Class (Upper Division)

A student who is eligible for the Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology Honours Degree may be awarded Second Class (Upper Division) provided, if he/she must

  1. accumulate grades of C or better in course units aggregating to at least 112 credits, and grades of D or better in course units aggregating to at least further 8 credits of levels 1,2,3 and 4, of which at least 30 credits must be from each level separately, and
  2. obtains a GPA of 3.30 or greater , and
  3. obtain grades of B or better aggregating to at least half the number of credits for the course units considered under i. above, and
  4. obtains grades of B or better aggregating to at least half the number of credits in the area of specialization (i.e., ETMP Course units), and
  5. completes the relevant requirements within four consecutive academic years.
Second Class (Lower Division)

A student who is eligible for the Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology Honours Degree may be awarded Second Class (Lower Division) provided, if he/she must

  1. accumulate grades of C or better in course units aggregating to at least 112 credits, and grades of D or better in course units aggregating to at least further 8 credits of levels 1,2,3 and 4, of which at least 30 credits must be from each level separately, and
  2. obtains a GPA of 3.00 or greater , and
  3. obtain grades of B or better aggregating to at least half the number of credits for the course units considered under i. above, and
  4. obtains grades of B or better aggregating to at least half the number of credits in the area of specialization (i.e., ETMP Course units), and
  5. completes the relevant requirements within four consecutive academic years.