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Legal Notice 410 of 2010 ­ Malta Government Gazette No. 18,637 ­ 27 August 2010
Amended by:
Legal Notice 138 of 2011 - Malta Government Gazette No. 18,736 – 21 April 2011

EDUCATION ACT (CAP. 327)

Bye-Laws of 2010 in terms of the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004 for the Diploma in Geographic Information Systems under the auspices of the Institute for Sustainable Development

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred upon him by articles 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 Institute for Sustainable Development in virtue of the powers conferred upon it by article 5(b)(v) of the Statute for the Institute, which bye-laws have been approved by the Senate of the University of Malta:

Citation and Interpretation

1. (1) These bye-laws may be cited as the Bye-laws of 2010 in terms of the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004 for the Diploma in Geographic Information Systems under the auspices of the Institute for Sustainable Development.

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

"the Board" means the Board of the Institute for Sustainable Development;

"the Course" means the programme of study leading to the Diploma in Geographic Information Systems; and

"the Diploma" means the Diploma in Geographic Information Systems.

Applicability

2. These bye-laws shall be applicable for courses commencing in October 2010 or later.

Requirements for Admission

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

(2) Applicants admitted under regulation 2.2 (a) (iii) of the Admission Regulations must be in possession of those qualifications that would satisfy the Board that they have reached the academic standard to follow the Course with profit.

Course Duration

4. The Course shall extend over a period of three semesters of full-time study or the equivalent in part-time study.

Course Programme

5. (1) The Course shall consist of study-units to which 90 credits are assigned.

(2) Students who successfully complete a prescribed set of study-units totaling 30 credits and opt not to proceed with the Course, or having proceeded do not successfully complete the Course, shall be entitled to a Certificate in Geographic Information Systems.

Classification of the Award

6. (1) The Final Weighted Average Mark for the purpose of the classification of the Diploma shall be based on the results obtained during the Course. The weighting of Level 2 study-units shall be twice that of Level 1 study-units.

(2) The names of students who qualify for the award of the Diploma shall be published in a list in alphabetical order classified as follows:

Pass with Distinction
Pass with Merit
Pass

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