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Academic Regulations for the College of Medicine - Amendment for the year 2018

Passed by the College of Medicine Council on 29th January 2018

Passed by the Senate on 31st January 2018.

Reviewed by the College of Medicine Council on 19th March 2018.

 

Pursuant to article (27) -B- of  MU Act for the year 2010, the Senate has issued the following regulation text:-

(1) Name and commencement of the regulation

This regulation shall be named (Academic Regulations for the College of Medicine - amendment for the year 2018) and shall apply from the date of  passing by the college council and the senate and signed by the senate chairman.

(2) Explanations

Unless the context indicate otherwise, the following words and phrases mentioned in this regulation shall have the meanings explained against each of them :

The regulation: Refers to the academic regulations for the college of medicine - amendment for the year 2018

The general regulation: Refers to the academic regulations for MU - amendment for the year 2017

The University: AlMughtaribeen University

The College: refers to the MU College of Medicine

The Dean: refers to the Dean of  MU College of Medicine

The student: refers to the person registered at the MU college of medicine- aiming to acquire an academic degree from the college.  

(3) Application

The rulings of this regulations shall apply to the MU college of medicine students and shall overrule if conflicted with the general regulations. 

(4) Requirements for transferring in the college

4-1 A student shall transfer to the the 3rd semester (Level 2) if he/she scores an accumulative rate of 2.00 or higher provided he/she shall not carry more than (3) subjects.

4-2 A student shall transfer to the the 5th semester (Level 3) if he/she scores an accumulative rate of 2.00 or higher provided he/she shall not carry more than (3) subjects.

4-3 A student shall transfer to the the 7th semester (clinical stage) if he/she scores an accumulative rate of 2.00 or higher provided he/she shall not carry any subject (MU requirements are exempted)

(5) Examinations

5-1 A student who was unable to attend the announced examinations for an acceptable reason may be allowed to attend an alternative exam, if failed, he/she may attend the supplementary exams.

5-2 A student who fails the supplementary exams shall sit for the F-raising exam, and if fails this exam, he/she may repeat the relevant syllabus.

5-3 A student who passes all syllabuses he/she already failed and scores an accumulative rate of 2.00 or higher may be allowed to proceed to the next class according to the college requirements for transfer mentioned in (4) above. If His/her scored rate falls less than 2.00, he/she shall stay to repeat the syllabus without repeating the subjects he/she has already passed.  

5-4 If a student repeats twice before the 7th semester, he/she shall have to study all syllabuses with the exception of the university requirements that he/she has passed already plus paying full tuition fees and his/her sponsor being informed.  

5-5 In the cases of repetition, attendance table must not fall less than 50% of  the total credit hours  for each syllabus so as to enable a student to sit for the exam.

5-6 Students denied due to absence may not attend supplementary or alternative exam for the syllabus they were absent from  and shall have to repeat such syllabuses. 

5-7 A student who scores an accumulative rate of 1.5 or higher may be allowed to attend supplementary exams.

5-8 A student who, at the end of the academic year, scores an accumulative rate  less than 1.5  shall immediately repeat that year without repeating the syllabuses he/she has already passed and may not  attend supplementary exams. 

5-9 A student is considered successful in the clinical syllabus if his/her total degrees in all parts of the exam is 50% or more than the exam total score provided he/she scores not less than 50% in the clinical exam and 40% in the rest of the exam components .

5-10 A student must register for the incompleteness or F-raising exams at least  two weeks before the announced exam date. If failed to register, the administration may not allow him/her to attend such exam.   

(6) Cases of Dismisal from the college

6-1 A student shall be dismissed from the college if he/she failed in all study syllabuses in both first and second semesters (level one). 

6-2 A student shall be dismissed from the college if he/she could not pass after repeating the same study level having surpassed the 6th semester.

6-3 A student shall be dismissed from the college if he/she is cut from studding for two successive semesters for no acceptable reason. 

6-4 A student shall be dismissed from the college if he/she surpassed double the period allowed to acquire the Bachelor Degree.

6-5 The Senate may, on a recommendation by the College Council, offer a dismissed student due to being unsuccessful after repeating a semester a final chance to repeat the academic year which he/she failed following his/her sponsor agreement provided he/she shall study the entire syllabuses of that semester and full payment of tuition fees.  

(7) Absence

7-1 Any student who's absence rate is 15% or more shall receive a confirmed written warning in good time.   

7-2 If a student has been absent from study by 25% or more at any syllabus shall be deprived from attending the final exam unless he/she has studied that syllabus.   

7-3 Incompleteness (Alternative) exams shall be held in a reasonable period of time decided by the college council and announced in no less than two weeks time from the final results declaration.    

(8) F-raising examinations

8-1 A student who failed a supplementary exam may be allowed to sit for an F-raising exam only once. F-raising exams are held at the end of the academic year. 

8-2 A student who fails an F-raising exam shall have to repeat studying the syllabus he/she failed.

8-3 In case a student is deprived of sitting for an exam due to absence (25%) or more of the syllabus:

  • The student may repeat the syllabus at another university if the syllabus is similar  to the one he/she was deprived of in MU. This shall be according to a recommendation  by the head of the department and approved by the Dean of the college.
  • The student may attend the summer course in only (4) study syllabuses, provided the credited hours of such shall not exceed (12) credit hours during the holidays and after paying due fees.  

(9) Evaluation

Syllabus Examinations evaluation shall be as follows:-   

   Degree

Rating

Equivalent points to rating

80-100

(A) "Excellant"

(4.0).

70-79.9

(B+) "Very Good"

(3.5).

60 – 69.9

(B+) "Good"

(3.0).

50 – 59.9

(C) "Pass"

(2.0).

Less than 50

(F) "Failure"

(0.0).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(10) General Rulings

10-1 Pass degree in any syllabus 50% of the degrees.

10-2  Syllabus degrees rating must be distributed over the different rating styles at the beginning of the syllabus.

10-3 The degrees given to every question must be indicated on the examination paper.

10-4 Any examination must be announced in a period of not less than two weeks from its appointment.  

10-5 A student receives an academic warning if he/she scores an accumulative rate of less than 2.0 in any semester except for the first semester ( a student is alarmed in writing in the first semester if he/she scored a semester rate of less than 2.0).

 

Professor / Hasan Abu-Aisha Hamid

President, AlMughtaribeen University

Chairman, the Senate