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Bachelor's Degree Programmes

Bachelor's Degree Programmes

All students admitted into a Bachelor Programme are required to complete four university courses. The university courses are UU100, UU114,UU200 and UU204. This requirement came into effect for all degree students admitted as at 2010.

For students commencing their programmes in 2013, USP will award the following:

3-year Bachelor programmes: 24 courses

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Education

Bachelor of Agriculture

4-year Bachelor programmes: 31-32 courses

Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical and Electrical/ Electronic)

Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Netcentric Computing

Bachelor of Software Engineering

Bachelor Commerce in Hotel Management

Bachelor of Arts and Graduate Certificate in Education

Bachelor of Science and Graduate Certificate in Education

Bachelor of Commerce and Graduate Certificate in Education

5-year combine Bachelor programmes: 40 courses

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws

Combined programmes will not be less than 5 years in duration

 

In summary the requirements are that to be eligible to be admitted to a bachelor’s degree programme a person shall, as a minimum:

•    have passed a Senate-recognised Form 7 or equivalent examination; or

•    have completed a diploma or a degree at a recognised tertiary institution; or

•    have completed a qualification that USP recognises for cross credits; or

•    have met the mature student admission criteria.

In addition to the above there are special admission requirements specific to some programme or majors.

Structure of the Bachelor Degree:

3 year degree programme: 24 courses for a 3 year degree, which should include eight at 100-level, eight at 200-level and eight at 300-level (8,8,8, structure) in order to complete a Bachelor's degree.

4 year degree programme: Shall have eight course at the 4th year of study, except for the prescribe BA/BCom/BSc and GCE which require 7 courses in the 4th year.

5 year degree programme: Shall have eight courses each in the 4th and 5th year of studies.

Some bachelor’s degree programmes or majors have other criteria in addition to these, which are listed with each programme or major below.

New Students: All new degree-level students will sit an English proficiency test, English Language Skills Assessment (ELSA). Students identified by ELSA will be enrolled in the course, EL001 English Language Skills, which provides students with an opportunity to acquire the English language skills needed for successful university studies.

All Students:Students enrolling at Laucala, Emalus and Alafua Campuses can complete their enrolment process online via the USP website. All other students, including those without online access, should fill out the appropriate form, available at all USP campuses. Students requiring academic counselling can consult staff at their local USP campus or on campus academic advisors during registration. Notices about counselling, admission and registration appear in the local media within each USP member country.

Admission and programme requirements for bachelor's degree programmes:

Programme

School

Bachelor of Agriculture

School of Agriculture & Food Technology

Bachelor of Arts

Faculty of Arts & Law

Bachelor of Arts (Environmental Management)

Faculty of Science, Technology & Environment

Bachelor of Arts (Marine Management)

Faculty of Science, Technology & Environment

Bachelor of Arts in Tourism & Hospitality

School of Tourism & Hospitality Management

Bachelor of Commerce

Faculty of Business & Economics

Bachelor of Commerce in Professional Accounting

Faculty of Business & Economics

Bachelor of Commerce in Hotel Management

Bachelor of Education

Faculty of Business & Economics

Early Childhood

School of Education

Primary

School of Education

Secondary

School of Education

Early Childhood - In Service

Special Education

School of Education

Bachelor of Engineering

Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment

Electrical/Electronics

School of Engineering & Physics

Mechanical

School of Engineering & Physics

Bachelor of Software Engineering

School of Computing, Information & Mathematical Sciences

Bachelor of Net-Centric Computing

School of Computing, Information & Mathematical Sciences

Bachelor of Laws

School of Law

Bachelor of Science

Faculty of Science, Technology & Environment

Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)

Faculty of Science, Technology & Environment

Bachelor of Science (Marine Science)

School of Marine Studies

Combined Programmes

Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Laws

Faculty of Arts, Law and Education

Bachelor of Commerce/ Bachelor of Laws

Faculty of Arts, Law and Education

Bachelor of Arts & Graduate Certificate in Education

Faculty of Arts, Law and Education

Bachelor of Commerce & Graduate Certificate in Education

Faculty of Arts, Law and Education

Bachelor of Science & Graduate Certificate in Education

Faculty of Arts & Law and Education



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