Calendar 2010–11

Academic Units and Programmes of Studies 95 Part 3 A cademic Units and Programmes of Studies Full-time Undergraduate Studies Eligibility for admission is conditional upon fulfilment of the entrance requirements of the University set out in the Regulations Governing Admission to Full-time Undergraduate Studies (please go to handbook/regu.pdf for details). The University’s Faculties of Arts, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Science, and Social Science offer a wide range of undergraduate programmes leading to the BA, BBA, BChiMed, BEd, BEng, LLB, BMedSc, MB ChB, BNurs, BPharm, BSc, and BSSc degrees. The University started offering double degree programmes in 2006–07. A student who satisfies the conditions for graduation shall be awarded a bachelor’s degree with one of the following classifications: First Class Honours, Second Class Honours Upper Division, Second Class Honours Lower Division, Third Class Honours, and Pass. Degree classification is based on the grade point averages of major and other courses, and the result of the graduation thesis/project. However, the degrees of MB ChB are awarded on the basis of professional examinations and BChiMed on the basis of the clinical studies. (For details, please refer to the Undergraduate Student Handbook at www.cuhk. . ) Curriculum Structure The normal length of study for a full-time programme is three to four years with the exception of medical studies and some professional programmes which have prescribed otherwise. A second-year entrant shall normally be expected to graduate after two years of attendance. The curriculum (excluding the MB ChB Programme and the Intercalated Degree Programme in Medical Sciences) is based on a credit unit system. n