Nile University Uganda Course Assessment
Students’ performance shall be evaluated and assessed in their courses by at least three assessments: at least two continuous assessments prior to reading week and a final assessment held during assessment week;
A student is deemed to have successfully completed a course if s/he obtains at least 50% in course work and final assessment independently;
Course work marks shall be computed on the basis of a minimum of two exercises in form of essays, assignments, tests, seminars, orals or any other mode of continuous assessment which the Faculty Board may approve and deem effective. NB: Class attendance may also be considered as part of continuous assessment;
There shall be University final assessments in all the courses offered during each academic year. First semester courses will have a final assessment at the end of the first semester during assessment week. Second semester courses will have a final assessment at the end of the second semester during assessment week. Visiting or part time lecturers may set their papers and assess candidates when they complete their courses;
Students who attempt to compromise their academic integrity by cheating in University assessments will not be permitted to complete any further assessments in that session, and will subject to disciplinary sanctions, including expulsion from the University.
- The pass mark in each course shall be 50%
- A student is deemed to have passed the year if s/he obtains at least 50% of the marks in each of the courses individually.
Student must pass all courses before proceeding to the next year of study. A B.BAM student, who fails a supplementary examination, will be required to repeat that course before being promoted to the next year of study. If the student passes the course, the mark on the transcript shall read the exact mark with an indication that it was passes after retake