It is important that the total number of prescribed module credits is completed

It is important that the total number of prescribed

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It is important that the total number of prescribed module credits is completed during the course of the study programme. The Dean may, on the recommendation of the Head of Department, approve deviations in this regard. Subject to the programmes as indicated in the respective curricula, a student may not register for more than 75 module credits per semester at first-year level subject to permission by the Dean. A student may be permitted to register for up to 80 module credits in a the first semester during the first year provided that he or she obtained a final mark of no less than 70% for grade 12 Mathematics and achieved an APS of 34 or more in the NSC. Students who are already in possession of a bachelor’s degree, will not receive credit for modules of which the content overlap with modules from the degree that was already conferred. Credits will not be considered for more than half the credits passed previously for an uncompleted degree. No credits at the final-year or 300- and 400-level will be granted. The Dean may, on the recommendation of the programme manager, approve deviations with regard to the composition of the study programme. Please note: Where elective modules are not specified, these may be chosen from any modules appearing in the list of modules. It remains the student’s responsibility to acertain, prior to registration, whether they comply with the prerequisites of the modules they want to register for. The prerequisites are listed in the Alphabetical list of modules. Promotion to next study year A student will be promoted to the following year of study if he or she passed 100 credits of the prescribed credits for a year of study, unless the Dean on the recommendation of the head of department decides otherwise. A student who does not comply with the requirements for promotion to the following year of study, retains the credit for the modules already passed and may be admitted by the Dean, on recommendation of the head of department, to modules of the following year of study to a maximum of 48 credits, provided that it will fit in with both the lecture and examination timetable. General promotion requirements in the faculty All students whose academic progress is not acceptable can be suspended from further studies. A student who is excluded from further studies in terms of the stipulations of the abovementioned regulations, will be notified in writing by the Dean or Admissions Committee at the end of the relevant semester.
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University of Pretoria Yearbook 2017 | | 12:41:56 22/03/2018 | Page 3 of 22 A student who has been excluded from further studies may apply in writing to the Admissions Committee of the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences for re-admission. Should the student be re-admitted by the Admissions Committee, strict conditions will be set which the student must comply with in order to proceed with his/her studies.
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