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Legal Notice 43 of 2013 – Malta Government Gazette 19,023 – 29 January 2013

EDUCATION ACT (CAP. 327)

Bye-Laws of 2013 in terms of the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004 for the Diploma in Gozo Studies under the auspices of the Institute of Islands and Small States

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 of Islands and Small 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 2012 in terms of the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004 for the Diploma in Gozo Studies under the auspices of the Institute of Islands and Small States.

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

"the Board" means the Board of the Institute for Islands and Small States;

"the Board of Studies" means the Board of Studies appointed by Senate for the Course, on the recommendation of the Board of the Institute for Islands and Small States;

"the Course" means the programme of studies leading to the Diploma in Gozo Studies;

"the Diploma" means the Diploma in Gozo Studies.

Applicability

2. These bye-laws shall be applicable for courses commencing in October 2012 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 sub-paragraph (a)(iii) of paragraph (2) of regulation 2 of the Admission Regulations must be in possession of those qualifications and/or experience that would satisfy the Board of Studies that they have reached the academic standard required to follow the Course with profit. The eligibility of such applicants shall be decided by the Board of Studies, following an interview conducted by an interviewing board appointed for the purpose.

(3) The interviewing board appointed by the Board shall be composed of at least three persons.

Course Duration

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

Course Programme

5. The Course shall consist of a number of taught study-units to which 60 ECTS credits shall be assigned.

6. The programme of study shall be published after approval by Senate, normally not less than eight months prior to the commencement of the Course.

Classification of the Award


7. (1) The overall evaluation of each student's performance in the Course for the purpose of the classification of the Diploma shall be based on the results obtained, all credits earned being weighted equally.

(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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