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3.2.3    Graduation Requirements

Students must read and pass a minimum of 160 MCs before they can be awarded the Bachelor of Music
(Honours) degree of the University. All modules taken within the Conservatory must be graded. Upon
completing all necessary course requirements, students may be awarded a B.Mus. degree classified as
follows:

 

First Class Honours
Second Class Honours (Upper Division)
Second Class Honours (Lower Division)
Third Class Honours
Pass

 

HONOURS DEGREE CLASSIFICATION CAP CUT-OFFS
Honours (Highest Distinction) 4.50& above
Honours (Distinction) 4.00 – 4.49
Honours (Merit) 3.50 – 3.99
Honours 3.00 – 3.49
Pass 2.00 – 2.99

 

The maximum period of candidature for the Bachelor of Music programme is five years. In addition to
satisfying all degree requirements, students are expected to resolve any and all outstanding charges of
misconduct and violations of academic ethics with the Academic Office in order to be approved for
graduation.