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Below shows the general academic framework for GCET. It consists of three stages of Foundation Studies followed by 4 levels/years of undergraduate studies. Each stage of the Foundation Studies consists of 12 weeks, including final assessment, followed by 2 weeks of inter-stage break. The total length of the Foundation Studies Programmeme is one Calendar year.
The undergraduate part consists of 4 academic levels/years and each level/year consists of two semesters. The length of each semester is 15 weeks including final assessment. The learning and teaching workloads are normally 600 hours per semester (1200 hours per year).

 

Entry Points:

The framework has many entry points depending on candidate’s performance in the Placement Test as explained in table 1 below.

Table 1: Entry Points

Entry Point

Conditions and Exceptions

Foundation Studies - STAGE 1

Less than 30% in any component of the Placement Test

Exceptions: Student will be exempted from any component that he/she scored 40% or more.

Foundation Studies - STAGE 2

Between 30% - 49% in any component of the Placement Test

Exceptions: Student will be exempted from any component that he/she scored 50% or more.

Foundation Studies - STAGE 3

Between 40% - 59% in any component of the Placement Test

Exceptions: Student will be exempted from any component that he/she scored 60% or more.

Undergraduate Programme - Level 1

60% or more in each component of the Placement Test.

 

Note: Candidates who possess evidence of relevant Certificated Prior Learning from recognised Institutions may be considered for admission to GCET programmes of study after a thorough assessment.

Exit Points:

The framework also have many exit points depending on the student’s registered award and/or the student’s performance. The exit points are:

Exit Point

Minimum Requirements

Foundation Studies Certificate

Successful completion of the Foundation Studies Programme

BEng Degree with Honours

Successful completion of a minimum 120 credits of Level 1, 120 credits at Level 2, 120 credits at Level 3 and 120 credits at Level 4 (total 480 credits)

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