BOARD OF EXAMINATION FOR GRADUATE STUDIES
(Sub-Committee of the Policy Board of Postgraduate Education)
- POWERS AND DUTIES
- To implement policies and guidelines on matters pertaining to thesis submission, and thesis / coursework examinations for research postgraduate students, as determined by the Policy Board of Postgraduate Education, and to inform and liaise with Faculties to ensure the adoption of the same throughout the University.
- In respect of the degrees of MPhil and PhD, to receive recommendations from the appropriate boards of examiners or other committees when all examinations procedures have been completed and:
- to determine the results of coursework and thesis examinations;
- to exercise the power of the Senate in deciding that successful candidates who have complied fully with the regulations be presented to the Chancellor for the conferment of the degree;
- to permit candidates who have not satisfied the examiners to revise and represent their theses or dissertations, or to re-present themselves for another oral and any other examination(s) in accordance with the regulations; or to reject the candidates without the option of re-submission of theses, as the case may be;
- to make a report on the examination of any candidate either if it appears desirable or if requested so to do by the Senate.
- To make a final decision on recommendations from Faculties for a waiver of regulations and / or procedures for individual MPhil and PhD students on matters relating to thesis submission and thesis / coursework examinations.
- To report annually to the Policy Board of Postgraduate Education.
- Dean and Associate Deans of the Graduate School.
- Two teachers appointed by the Senate for two years at a time.
- Chairman of each Faculty Higher Degrees Committee.
- The Vice-Chancellor (statutory).
The Chairman shall be the Dean of the Graduate School or an Associate Dean acting on behalf of the Dean.