REGULATIONS FOR THE BASIC CERTIFICATE IN SCIENCE (2006)
 
1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
An applicant shall be eligible to be admitted to the Basic Certificate in Science if that applicant has:
a) a score of 50% or more in SSLC English plus at least two of SSLC Biology, Chemistry or Physics, or
b) mature entry:
i. is at least 20 years of age on 1 February of year of admission, and
ii. has at least two years full-time relevant work experience and/or training, or
c) qualified for Admission with Standing as detailed in the Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Statute.
 
2. MODE OF STUDY
Full-time or part-time.
 
3. DURATION
Not less than two semesters.
 
4. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
4.1 A student who has not passed HSA001 or HSA002 must pass HSA111 or HSA112 or HSA154 or HSA155 in order to graduate.
4.2 Unless credit is granted under the Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit
Statute, this programme consists of ten courses: HEN004 plus nine courses from HBI011, HBI012, HCH031, HCH032, HCS081, HGE001, HGE002, HMA010, HMA020, HPH021, HPH022, HST050, HTC051, HTC052.
 
5. PROGRAMME LOAD
For full-time students three or four courses per semester, part-time students two courses per semester. An underload or an overload has to be approved and signed for on the Enrolment form by the Dean or the Dean's nominee.
 
6. PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS
To be awarded a Basic Certificate in Science a student must pass HEN004 plus at least seven courses from those specified in 4 above.
 
7. These regulations are effective from 1 January, 2006.
*REFER FOUNDATION SECTION FOR COURSE DESCRIPTIONS*
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