Academic Programp:- Duration of the Study:
The normal duration for the award of the bachelor honours degree is five years. The maximum number of years allowed for the student to spend before graduation is seven years. Students transferred from other institutions shall be elgible to the award of the degree on condition that they spend at least 50 % of the total prescribed period of residence in the University. The minimum credit requirement for diploma is 100 credit hours and for the Honours degre is 160-170.
Admission and Academic Program:
1. The students shall be admitted directly to the Faculty by the Admission Office. 2. The study duration is five years leading to the award of a B.Sc. (Honors) in Applied Geology with specialization in one of the prescribed departments. 3. A multi-disciplinary model will be adopted to cater for the common courses. 4. During the first six semesters the students will take the University Requirements and the College Requirements. 5. The last four semesters will be devoted mainly to specialization of their respective departments leading to graduation. 6. Students are required to submit a dissertation in the fifth year which is equivalent to six credit hours. Graduation is conditional on passing this project. 7. Laboratory training and field sessions are compulsory. No promotion to higher classes will be effective prior to the completion of the field training in a certain year. 8. Examinations shall be held twice a year, at the end of each semester called semester examinations. Supplementary and substitute examination shall be held once a year about four weeks before the beginning of the next academic year. The examinations shall constitute both written and practical. The final marks shall be a combination of continuous assessment (40%) and final examination (60%). For supplementary and substitute examination, the continuous assessment shall be included in summing up the final marks in that course. For the carry over only final examinations results shall be included. Each semester examination results shall be announced at the end of each semester. The results of first and second semester shall be considered together at the end of each academic year for the final decision on promotion, supplementary, substitute, repeat and discontinued cases. Students with les than 75% attendance in theory and practical of a particular course shall not allowed to sit for the final examination and shall be given ‘F’ grade in that course. A student who fails to sit for the final examinations of a whole semester without genuine reasons shall be deemed to have failed in all courses of that particular semester.
Grading system: The following grading system are used. The rating scale of letters obtained from the scored marks are used as indicates: Grade Value Marks % Remarks
Coding: The following coding system is adopted by University of Bahri:
|UBAL||Arabic Language Skills|
|UBEL||English Language Skills|
|PMBS||College of Petroleum Geology Requirements|
|PMPG||Department of Petroleum Geology Courses|
|PMHG||Department of Hydrogeology Courses|
|PMEG||Department of Engineering Geology courses|
|PMMR||Department of Mineral Resources|
|PMGP||Department of Geophysics|
Undergraduate Degree Requirements:
1. Basic Sciences such as Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology will be offered for all First Year students. 2. The students will be provided with the fundamentals of geological sciences together with an adequate support base of other basic sciences whenever is deemed necessary by a certain specialization in Second Year. 3. A multi-disciplinary model will be adopted to cater for the common courses in the senior classes. 4. During the third year the students will take the fundamental and core courses of their specialization. 5. In fourth and fifth years the students will cover mainly specializes subjects of their department leading to graduation. 6. A dissertation is to be submitted in fifth years that is equivalent to 9 units. Graduation is conditional on passing this project. 7. Laboratory training and field sessions are compulsory and no promotion to higher classes will be made without the completion of field requirements in a certain year.
Bachelor of Honours Degree:
Upon completion of the requirements and upon being recommended for graduation by the College, and approved by the Senate of the University, the undergraduate receives one of the following degrees: Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Geology Bachelor of Science in Hydrogeology Bachelor of Science in Engineering Geology Bachelor of Science in Mineral Resources Bachelor of Science in Geophysics
The final degree classification shall be based on the overall Cumulative Grade Point Average(CGPA) according to the following scale:
a) Honors Degree:
|Class One||3.50 and above|
|Class Two Division One||3.00- 3.49|
|Class Two Division Two||2.50-2.99|
|Distinction||3.50 and above|
The College offer research opportunities leading either to the degree of Master of Science or Doctor of Philosophy initially in the prescribed departments. In the future, however, different departments shall design their graduate degrees by courses.
|University requirements||20 credit hrs||10-15%|
|College requirements||60-65 credit hrs||30-38%|
|Specialization Requirements||80-85 credit hrs||50-60%|