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WOU REGULATIONS & PROCEDURES. CONTENTS. 1. Semester Structure. 2. Principal Activities: Dates & Deadlines. 3. Refund Policies. 4. Assessment. 5. Graduation Requirements. 6. Advanced Standing / Credit Transfer. ORIENTATION—JULY 2012—PG,IP,KL,JB,KC. Why students

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Wou regulations procedures

WOU REGULATIONS

&

PROCEDURES


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CONTENTS

1

Semester Structure

2

Principal Activities: Dates & Deadlines

3

Refund Policies

4

Assessment

5

Graduation Requirements

6

Advanced Standing / Credit Transfer

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Why students

need rules and

regulations?

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1

Semester Structure – July 2012

Study

Revision

Final Exam

Study Break

16 Jul – 18 Nov

2012

[18 weeks]

26 Nov – 9 Dec

2012

[2 weeks]

10 Dec 2012 – 13 Jan 2013

[5 weeks]

19 Nov – 25 Nov

2012

[1 week]

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Semester Structure – July 2012

Tutorial Dates: Undergraduate

July

21 & 22

PG, IP, KL, JB & KC ROs only

August

25 & 26(a)

September

15 & 23(b)

2012

October

13 & 14

  • Note:

  • Tutorials originally scheduled on 18 & 19 August 2012 (Public Holiday: Hari Raya Puasa) have been postponed to 25 & 26 August 2012.

  • Tutorials originally scheduled on 16 September 2012(Public Holiday: Hari Malaysia) have been postponed to 23 September 2012.

November

10 & 11

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Semester Structure – July 2012

Tutorial Dates: Postgraduate

July

28 & 29

PG, IP, KL, JB & KC ROs only

September

1 & 2(c)

September

22 & 30(d)

2012

October

20 & 21

  • Note:

  • Tutorials originally scheduled on 25 & 26 August 2012 have been postponed to 31 August & 1 September 2012 as the dates clash with undergraduate tutorials.

  • Tutorials originally scheduled on 23 Sep 2012 have been postponed to 30 Sep 2012 as the date clashes with undergraduate tutorials.

November

17 & 18

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Principal Activities: Dates & Deadlines

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Principal Activities: Dates & Deadlines

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3

Refund Policies

Dropping of Courses

Students who intends to discontinue their programme of study at the University have to write-in formally to withdraw from the University.

Students may apply to drop course(s) within the stipulated deadline.

There is NO refund on the Resource and Services (R&S) Fee.

Course(s) will not be recorded on student’s permanent academic record.

Submit Form R-CW to the Regional Office.

Submit Form R-DC to the Regional Office.

Course(s) will be recorded with grade ‘W’.

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Refund Policies

Dropping of Courses

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Refund Policies

Deferment of Studies

Students who have applied to defer studies must continue their studies until formal approval has been obtained.

There is NO refund on the Resource and Services (R&S) Fee.

The approved deferment period will lapse on the next offering of the same course(s).

Submit Form R-DS to the Regional Office.

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Refund Policies

Withdrawal from a Course

A course withdrawal process is undertaken should a student miss the drop course deadline and unable to proceed with the course final examination.

Submit Form R-CW to the Regional Office.

Course(s) will be recorded with grade ‘W’.

There is NO refund on Tuition Fees.

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Refund Policies

Withdrawal from University

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4

Assessment

The assessment for any course consists of two (2) components:

Level 300, Level 500, SST Project Courses & Masters* Project Courses

Component

Level 100 & Level 200 courses

Continuous Assessment

50%

40%

Final Examination

50%

60%

* except Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy

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Assessment

To pass a course, a student must pass both components,except for MPW

courses where the passing grade is based on the overall assessment score.

Overall Assessment

(100%)

Weighted Total of Both Components

Continuous Assesment

Final examination

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4

Assessment

Continuous Assessment – TMA Online Submission

  • Continuous assessment comprises of Tutor Marked Assignments (TMA).

  • Submission of TMAs are done viaONLINE.

  • ONLINE submission guidelines are available at:

    https://assignment.wou.edu.my/

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Assessment

Continuous Assessment – TMA Submission Deadlines

Extension of TMA Submission Deadlines

  • Must apply for approval ONLINE

  • No extensionfor thelast TMA, i.e.,

    Eg: Level 100 & 200 courses = TMA 3

    Level 300 & 500 courses = TMA 2

  • If approved, TMA will be accepted for marking (marks will count).

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Assessment

Continuous Assessment – TMA Deadline Extension

Approving Authorities (To Extend the Deadline of TMA Submission)

UNDERGRADUATE* PROGRAMMES

Approving Authorities

CC

Tutor

Dean

2

1

Days

14 days

7 days

* Includes Postgraduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Undergraduate Degree

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Assessment

Continuous Assessment – TMA Deadline Extension

Approving Authorities (To Extend the Deadline of TMA Submission)

POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

(except MPhil and PhD)

Approving Authorities

2

Dean

Tutor

1

Days

14 days

7 days

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Assessment

Continuous Assessment – TMA Late Penalty

  • Penalty

    Late submission of TMAs without prior approvals:

    30% penalty of the marks awarded.

    The Course Coordinator reserves the right to reject the assignment in which case a zero score shall be given for the TMA.

Reminder

Seek prior approvals should you need to request for extension of TMA submission dates.

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Assessment

Continuous Assessment – TMA Late Penalty Waiver

(2) Exceptions

New students are given one semester (only for first semester) grace period and shall be exempted from the 30% penalty ruling.

The Course Coordinator reserves the right to reject the assignment in which case a zero score shall be given for that assignment.

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Assessment

Continuous Assessment – TMA Online Resubmission

  • Students who wish to apply for the TMA re-submission must provide valid reasons and submit the application electronically through the OAS.

  • Manual request for TMA re-submission will no longer be accepted.

  • Students may apply for TMA re-submission only once.

  • The approvals for TMA re-submissions by your Course Coordinators are on a case-by-case basis.

  • Students who apply for TMA re-submissions are advised to check the OAS regularly for your Course Coordinator’s approval.

  • Upon approval you are allowed only the next 2 days to re-submit your TMA into the OAS.

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Assessment

Continuous Assessment – TMA Plagiarism

  • Student shall not present work of others as

    his/her own work without acknowledgement … (refer to Student Handbook for more details)

  • Committed academic dishonesty: liable to

    proceedings and disciplinary action.

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Assessment

Examination – Absence from Examination

* Absent from exam without University’s approval is deemed to have failed the exam.

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Assessment

Examination – Eligibility

  • You are eligible to sit for the examination if you have (regardless of the TMA performance):-

  • Registered for the course

  • Not been barred from the examination

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Assessment

Examination – Misconduct

A student alleged to have committed misconduct shall be liable to proceedings and disciplinary action.

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Assessment

Examination – Grading System: Undergraduate*

UNDERGRADUATE*

* Includes Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor’s Degree and PGDE

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Assessment

Examination – Grading System: Masters* Degree

* Includes PGDBA, CEMBA, CEMPA, MBACM, MBAMPM and MED

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Assessment

Examination – Eligibility to Re-sit

Only re-sit once

How often?

Next semester (7th week)

When?

RM 200 per course

Fees?

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Assessment

Examination – Repeating a Course

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Graduation Requirements

Requirements to Graduate - Undergraduate

Meet the

requirements

of the chosen

programme

Achieve a

CGPA of

2.00

and

above

Obtain at least

37 credits (GC),

70 credits (GD)

or 120 / 123

/ 125 credits (UG).

Achieve a

minimum

grade C (2.00)

for MPW courses

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5

Graduation Requirements

Courses & Credit Hours for Undergraduate Programmes

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Graduation Requirements

Requirements to Graduate – CEMBA & CEMPA

Meet the requirements of the chosen programme

Obtain at least 48 credits & minimum grade C for all courses

Achieve a CGPA of 3.00 and above

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Graduation Requirements

Requirements to Graduate – MBACM & MBAMPM

Meet the requirements of the chosen programme

Obtain at least 47 credits & minimum grade C for all courses

Achieve a CGPA of 3.00 and above

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Graduation Requirements

Requirements to Graduate – MED

Meet the requirements of the chosen programme

Obtain at least 45 credits & minimum grade C for all courses

Achieve a CGPA of 3.00 and above

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Graduation Requirements

Requirements to Graduate – Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)

Meet the requirements of the chosen programme

Achieve a CGPA of 2.00 and above

Obtain at least 33 credits

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Graduation Requirements

Requirements to Graduate – Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA)

Meet the requirements of the chosen programme

Obtain at least 30 credits & minimum grade C for all courses

Achieve a CGPA of 3.00 and above

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Graduation Requirements

Courses & Credit Hours for Post Graduate Diploma Programmes

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Graduation Requirements

Courses & Credit Hours for Masters Programmes

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Advanced Standing / Credit Transfer

Undergraduate Programmes

Credentials used must at least be at the post-Matriculation level (i.e. one year post-SPM) & MQA/LAN accredited/approved.

1

Maximum credit transfer policy is used even for the same credentials - 50% of the total credits towards any WOU Award (60 credits (Degree), 35 credits (Graduate Diploma) & 18 credits (Graduate Certificate).

2

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Advanced Standing / Credit Transfer

Undergraduate Programmes

It is the University's policy that WOU students are required to undertake and pass at least 50% of the total credits required for their intended programmes in order to be eligible for the Awards.

3

All T&C regarding the dropping/withdrawal of course(s) and

the associated refund policies of the University still apply.

NO REFUND of tuition fees for courses that have been

eventually exempted.

4

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Advanced Standing / Credit Transfer

POST graduate Programmes

Credentials used must at least be at the post graduate level or equivalent & MQA/LAN accredited/approved.

1

Total credit transfer shall not exceed 12 credits towards any named WOU postgraduate degree, except for qualifications from the COL consortium where 50% BCT credits may be allowed.

2

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For more information:

Please refer to your Student Handbook

or

Visit our website at www.wou.edu.my


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THANK YOU!


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