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Faculty Website: Faculty of Science
Department: Department of Zoology
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: BSc Hons in Physiology
Programme Code: H2021Q
Medium of Facilitation: Full-Time
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 120
The primary purpose of the BSc Honours qualification is to consolidate and deepen the students’ knowledge and expertise in their respective science disciplines/fields, and to develop research capacity in the methodology and techniques of those science disciplines. BSc Honours is essentially a coursework degree of which at least 30 credits are devoted to a research project and reporting under supervision. The degree demands a high level of theoretical engagement and intellectual independence and serves as the initial science postgraduate specialisation qualification providing students with in-depth scientific knowledge and skills preparing them for research based postgraduate science study.
A BSc degree with Physiology as major or equivalent. At least an average of 65% in Physiology or equivalent at graduate level in each of the third-year modules. In specific cases, obtaining a minimum of 65 % in an English proficiency test and the outcome of a written essay type application, evaluated by academic staff of the Department of Zoology.
A restricted number of students (approx. 12) will be admitted annually. This number is determined by the available places in the department.