The BEngHons (Engineering and Technology Management) degree is conferred by the following academic department: Engineering and Technology Management.
The stipulations of Faculty Regulations for honours degrees apply.
Any specific module is offered on the condition that a minimum number of students are registered for the module, as determined by the relevant head of department and the Dean. Students must consult the relevant head of department in order to compile a meaningful programme, as well as on the syllabi of the modules. The relevant departmental postgraduate brochures must be consulted.
A selection procedure takes place prior to admission to any programme in the GSTM Restrictions may be placed on the number of students admitted to the School. Postgraduate selection takes place as stipulated in the respective departmental rules. (www.up.ac.za/gstm)
Minimum/Maximum study period
The minimum period of study for the degree is indicated at the relevant degree programme. Students registering for the honours degree, must complete the degree in a maximum of two years.
- BEng degree awarded by a South African university with first-year Mathematics or accredited Washington Accord BEng degree with first-year Mathematics
Examinations and pass requirements
Refer also to G18 and G26.
- The examination in each module for which a student is registered, takes place during the normal examination period after the conclusion of lectures (i.e. usually October/November or May/June).
- G18(1) applies with the understanding that under exceptional circumstance an extension of a maximum three years may be approved: provided that the Dean, on recommendation of the relevant head of department, may approve a stipulated limited extension of this period.
- A student must obtain at least 50% in an examination for each module where no semester or year mark is required. A module may only be repeated once.
- In modules where semester or year marks are awarded, a minimum examination mark of 40% and a final mark of 50% is required.
Pass with distinction
A student passes with distinction if he or she obtains a weighted average of at least 75% (not rounded) in the first 128 credits for which he or she has registered (excluding modules which were discontinued timeously). The degree is not awarded with distinction if a student fails any one module (excluding modules which were discontinued timeously). The degree must be completed within the prescribed study period.