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Legal Notice 470 of 2011 ­ - Malta Government Gazette No. 18,841 - ­ 9 December 2011
Amended by:
Legal Notice 46 of 2013 - Malta Government Gazette No. 19,023 - 29 January 2013

EDUCATION ACT (CAP. 327)

Bye-Laws of 2011 in terms of the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004 for the Higher Diploma in Psychology under the auspices of the Faculty of Education

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 Faculty of Education in virtue of the powers conferred upon it by article 81 (1) of the said Act and which have been approved by the Senate of the University of Malta as required by article 81 (2) of the said Act:

Citation and Interpretation

1. (1) These bye-laws may be cited as the Bye-Laws of 2011 in terms of the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004 for the Higher Diploma in Psychology under the auspices of the Faculty of Education.

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

"the Board" means the Board of the Faculty of Education;

"the Course" means the programme of study leading to the Higher Diploma in Psychology; and

"the Higher Diploma" means the Higher Diploma in Psychology.

Applicability

2. These bye-laws shall be applicable for courses commencing in October 2011 or later.

Requirements for Admission

3.    To be registered as regular students in the Course, applicants shall be in possession of one of the following qualifications obtained from this or another University:

(a)    a Bachelor degree in Psychology obtained with at least Category II; or

(b)    a Bachelor degree with Psychology as a main area of study obtained with at least Category II.

Course Duration

4. The Course shall extend over a period of one year of full-time study.

Programme of Study

5. The programme of study shall consist of study-units to which 60 credits shall be assigned.

Classification of the Award

6. (1) The Final Weighted Average Mark for the classification of the Higher Diploma shall be based on the results obtained in the Course, all credits being weighted equally.

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

Passed with Distinction
Passed with Merit
Passed.

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