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Legal Notice 131 of 2013 – Government Gazette 19,082 – 30 April 2013
Amended by:
Legal Notice 37 of 2014 – Government Gazette 19,204 – 31 January 2014


EDUCATION ACT (CAP. 327)

Bye-Laws of 2013 in terms of the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004 for the Degree of Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Business and Information Technology – B.Sc. (Hons) Bus. & IT – under the auspices of the Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy

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 Economics, Management and Accountancy in virtue of the powers conferred upon it by article 81(1)(c) 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 2013 in terms of the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004 for the degree of Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Business and Information Technology - B.Sc.(Hons) Bus. & IT - under the auspices of the Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy.

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

"the Board" means the Board of the Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy;

"the Course" means the programme of study leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Business and Information Technology - B.Sc. (Hons) Bus. & IT;

"the Degree" means the degree of Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Business and Information Technology - B.Sc. (Hons) Bus. & IT; and

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

Applicability

2.    These bye-laws shall be applicable for courses commencing in October 2012 or later.

Requirements for Admission

3.    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
provided that for courses commencing from October 2014 onwards applicants must also be in possession of a pass at Intermediate Matriculation Level in Pure Mathematics.

Bye-Law 4 shall be deleted for courses commencing in October 2014 or later:

4. Applicants who do not possess a pass at Intermediate Matriculation Level in Pure Mathematics as required by bye-law 3 may be admitted to the Course under those conditions as the Board may impose to compensate for the missing element. If, by the end of the first year of the Course, such students do not successfully complete all the requirements to progress regularly to the second year, they shall be required to withdraw from the Course, and shall neither be entitled to repeat the year nor to progress conditionally as normally permitted under the Principal Regulations. 

The following bye-laws 5 to 8 shall be renumbered as bye-laws 4 to 7 for courses commencing in October 2014 or later. 


Duration of Course

5.    The Course shall extend over a period of three years of full-time study.

Programme of Study

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

7.    Students shall be required to register for and pass in study-units to which a total of 180 ECTS credits are assigned.

Classification of the Award

8.    The final classification of the Degree shall be based on the results obtained in the three years of the Course, which shall be weighted as follows:

First Year Average Mark - 20%
Second Year Average Mark - 40%
Third Year Average Mark - 40%.

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