Faculty of Business Administration

REGULATIONS FOR HONOURS DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF COMMERCE

An Honours Degree of Bachelor of Commerce signifies superior academic achievement.

1. To be considered for an Honours Degree, the candidates must so indicate on the University's official "Application for Degree" form.

2. Candidates for the Honours Degree of Bachelor of Commerce shall

a) comply with all regulations governing the Diploma in Business Administration and the General Degree of Bachelor of Commerce, and
b) maintain at least a 75% average and an average of at least 2.5 points on the courses which comprise the 84 credit hours in Business (including non-Business option programme courses but excluding Business 450W and Business 750W) required for the diploma and the degree, and
c) maintain an average of at least 2.25 points on the courses which comprise the total number of credit hours required for the diploma and the degree.

3. Candidates are not permitted to repeat or substitute courses for the purpose of meeting the academic standing specified in Clause 2.

4. A declared candidate for an Honours Degree who fails to fulfil the conditions of Clause 2 but fulfils the requirements for a General Degree shall be awarded the General Degree of Bachelor of Commerce.

APPEALS PROCEDURES

All of the regulations above are subject to appeal. Appeals must be made in writing to the Chairperson, Committee on Undergraduate Studies, Faculty of Business Administration and must clearly outline the grounds for the appeal.


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