Programme: Bachelor of Landscape Architecture Honours [BLArchHons]

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Code Faculty Department
12242008 Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology Department: Architecture
Credits Duration NQF level
Minimum duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 120 NQF level:  08

Programme information

Refer also to G16 – G29. 

Admission is by selection

Admission requirements

  1. BScLArch (or equivalent) degree or relevant tertiary qualification at NQF level 7 (or NQF level 6 for qualifications obtained before 2009)
  2. At least one year of practical experience and/or a record of an extended study excursion

Other programme-specific information

Awarding of degree

The degree is awarded to those students who have obtained the prescribed credits. Students admitted with conditions must comply with all of these before all 700 series module credits and the degree are awarded.

Examinations and pass requirements

Refer also to G18 and G26.

  1. With the exception of quarter modules, 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).
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. In modules where semester or year marks are awarded, a minimum examination mark of 40% and a final mark of 50% is required.

Supplementary examinations
No supplementary examinations are granted at postgraduate level.

Special examinations
Special exams for students who failed honours modules may be afforded at the end of the academic year but will be limited to a maximum of one design module and two other modules per student.

The degree is awarded when all prescribed modules have been passed.

Pass with distinction

The degree is conferred with distinction if students registered for the degree for the first time, complete the degree within the minimum prescribed time and pass all modules with a weighted average of 75% (not rounded).

Minimum credits: 120

Core modules

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