Students reading for degrees externally are registered at the External Examinations Branch. This unit registers students and conducts examinations leading to the following degrees:
Degree of Bachelor of Arts -General BA (General)
Degree of Bachelor of Science -General BSc (General)
Degree of Bachelor of Science with Pure Mathematics, Applied BSc (General) Mathematics and Statistics
Degree of Bachelor of Arts -Special BA (Special) 5. Degree of Bachelor of Science -Special BSc (Special)
A first examination has been prescribed for each external degree and students are expected to complete it or obtain exemption from it before they sit the final examination. In order to register for the first examination students are expected to satisfy certain minimum requirements prescribed by the Senate of the University. Students seeking registration/or the First Examination in Arts should have passes on one and the same occasion in three approved subjects with an aggregate of not less than 180 at the GCE (Advanced Level) Examination while students seeking registration/or the First Examination in Science should have passes in at least three of the approved subjects, on one and the same occasion at the GCE (Advanced Level) Examination. Apart from the above requirements, the Senate recognizes a variety of professional and other qualifications for this purpose.
The External Students ' Guide published and sold by this branch gives all details pertaining to the external examinations. Further information can be obtained from the Senior Assistant Registrar in charge.