Programme: MECI

Code Faculty Department
10258241 Faculty of Health Sciences Department: Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Credits Duration NQF level
Minimum duration of study: 2 years Total credits: 180 NQF level:  09

Admission requirements

  • Relevant four-year bachelor’s degree

Additional requirements

Also consult General Regulations.

Other programme-specific information

Refer to the study guide available on request from the Centre for Augmentative and Alternative Communication for information on the subdivisions of specific modules.

Examinations and pass requirements

  1. A minimum of 50% is required to pass in a module, and all modules must be passed before the degree will be conferred.
  2. The nature and frequency of examinations will be determined by the head of department in conjunction with the programme supervisor.

Second examinations

Second examinations or regrouping of work assignments will take place within two weeks or a month after conclusion of the examination in which the student failed.

Promotion to next study year

A student must pass the first year of study for admission to the second year of study. Participation as described in the study guide is a requirement for promotion to the second year of study.

Pass with distinction

The degree is conferred with distinction on a student who has obtained an average of at least 75% in all the modules.

The information published here is subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information. The General Regulations (G Regulations) apply to all faculties of the University of Pretoria. It is expected of students to familiarise themselves well with these regulations as well as with the information contained in the General Rules section. Ignorance concerning these regulations and rules will not be accepted as an excuse for any transgression.

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