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Legal Notice 110 of 2008 – Malta Government Gazette No. 18,222 – 4 April 2008

 

EDUCATION ACT (CAP. 327)

Bye-Laws of 2008 in terms of the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004 for the Certificate in Maltese as a Foreign Language - under the auspices of the Faculty of Arts

IN exercise of the powers conferred upon him by sections 74 (5) and 75 (6) of the Education Act (Cap. 327), the Chancellor of the University of Malta has promulgated the following bye-laws made by the Board of the Faculty of Arts in virtue of the powers conferred upon it by section 81 (1) of the said Act and which have been approved by the Senate of the University of Malta as required by section 81 (2) of the said Act:

Citation and Interpretation

1. (1) These bye-laws may be cited as the Bye-Laws of 2008 in terms of the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004 for the Certificate in Maltese as a Foreign Language - under the auspices of the Faculty of Arts.

   (2) In these bye-laws, unless the context otherwise requires –

“the Board” means the Board of the Faculty of Arts;

“the Certificate” means the Certificate in Maltese as a Foreign Language;

“the Course” means the programme of studies leading to the Certificate in Maltese as a Foreign Language; and

“the Principal Regulations” means the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004. 

Applicability

2. These bye-laws shall be applicable to courses commencing in February 2008 or later.

Requirements for Admission

3. (1) The Course is designed for persons who do not have a basic knowledge of Maltese. 

  (2) To be registered as regular students in the Course, applicants must satisfy the general requirements for admission as specified in the Admission Regulations of the University.  

   (3) All applicants shall be interviewed to assess their suitability to pursue the Course.

Course Duration

4. The Course shall extend over a period of three semesters of part-time study.

Course Programme

5. The Course shall consist of a number of study-units to which 30 credits shall be assigned.

6. The Board shall publish the programme of study drawn up in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Principal Regulations and approved by Senate, at the commencement of each Course. Subject to changes that the Board may, with the approval of Senate, be constrained to make, students are bound to follow the studyunits and obtain the credits as indicated in the programme of study.

Result of the Award

7. (1) The Certificate shall be awarded to students who obtain all the credits indicated in bye-law 5.

   (2) The names of students who qualify for the award of the Certificate shall be published in a list in alphabetical order.
 

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