11 Supplementary Examinations

Any student receiving a grade of 60% in a Nursing course may be eligible to write a supplementary examination in that course.

In addition to meeting University Regulations (Undergraduate), General Academic Regulations (Undergraduate), upon successful completion of the supplementary examination, a student must also meet the promotion regulations of the Faculty. For further information refer to Promotion Regulations.

  1. Supplementary examinations are permitted only in Nursing courses that have a written final examination.

  2. Supplementary examinations will have the same weight as final examinations for the course in determining whether the student achieves a passing grade for the course.

  3. A student may write a supplementary examination for any one course only once.

  4. No more than three supplementary examinations in Nursing courses can be written during the program.

  5. Any student writing a supplementary examination may obtain no more than a maximum grade of 65% in the course.

  6. If it is mathematically impossible to achieve a passing grade in a course the student will not be granted a supplementary examination

  7. Supplementary examinations will be written no later than the first week of the semester immediately following the one in which the course was failed. Normally they should coincide with the writing of deferred examinations in courses where deferred examinations are granted for the semester in question. Grades for supplementary examinations must be received by the Office of the Registrar within one week following the completion of the examination.

  8. Supplementary exams are not available for the Nursing Bridging Course offered at the Centre for Nursing Studies prior to entering the second year of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Collaborative) Program.

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