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Legal Notice 206 of 2005 ­ - Malta Government Gazette No. 17,779 ­ - 14 June 2005
Amended by:
Legal Notice 4 of 2010 – Malta Government Gazette No. 18,531 – 8 January 2010

EDUCATION ACT (CAP. 327)

Bye-Laws of 2005 in terms of the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004 for the Diploma in Religious Studies under the auspices of the Faculty of Theology

IN exercise of the powers conferred upon him by sections 30(5) and 31(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 Theology in virtue of the powers conferred upon it by section 37 (1) of the said Act and which have been approved by the Senate of the University of Malta as required by section 37 (2) of the said Act:

Citation and Interpretation

1. (1) These bye-laws may be cited as the Bye-Laws of 2005 in terms of the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004 for the Diploma in Religious Studies under the auspices of the Faculty of Theology.

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

"the Board" means the Board of the Faculty of Theology;

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

"the Diploma" means the Diploma in Religious Studies

Applicability

2. These bye-laws shall be applicable for courses commencing in October 2003 or later.

Requirements for Admissions

3. 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.

Course Duration

4. The Course shall extend over a period of two years of part-time study.

Course Programme

5. The Course shall consist of:

(a) a number of taught study-units to which 52 credits shall be assigned; and

(b) a study-unit comprising a Long Essay to which 8 credits shall be assigned.

Long Essay

6. The long essay shall be of not less than 6,000 words, and shall be submitted by the end of the teaching period of the last semester, unless the Board, for a good reason, allows it to be submitted at a later date.

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 in each year of the Course, all credits obtained being weighted equally.

(2) The names of students who qualify for the award of the Diploma shall be published in accordance with the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004.

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