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Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Computer Science (General) Degree

A candidate shall be eligible for the conferment of the Bachelor of Computer Science (General) Degree after the successful completion of all requirements within a maximum period of five academic years from the date of entry to the University of Ruhuna as specified by Sections 3.0 and 4.0 below.

A student shall be deemed to have passed the Bachelor of Computer Science (General) Degree Examination if he/she has obtained

  • a minimum of 90 credits
  • grades of C or better from theory aggregating to a minimum of 60% of CCUs
  • grades of D+ or better aggregating to a minimum of 60% of OCUs
  • grades of C- or better in all practical CCUs
  • a grade not inferior to a C for the third year Industry Project/Industry Placement
  • Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or or more

Grading

Awarding of grades for course units will be done according to the grading system given in Table 4, given below.

GPV  =    (Grade Point Value for a Course Units x Number of credits of that Course Unit)
Total number of credits
 

Award of Honours

First Class

First Class Honours will be awarded if he/she obtains

  • A minimum Overall Average of 3.7 and
  • Grades of A in Course Units aggregating to a minimum of 30 credits

Second Class (Upper Division)

Second Class (Upper Division) Honours will be awarded if he/she obtains

  • A minimum Overall Average of 3.3 and
  • Grades B or better in Course Units aggregating to a minimum of 24 credits.

Second Class (Lower Division)

Second Class (Lower Division) Honours will be awarded if he/she obtains

  • A minimum Overall Average of 3.0 and
  • Grades of B or better in Course Units aggregating to a minimum of 24 credits.

Other Requirements

In addition to the examination criteria stated above, the candidate have to pass in English proficiency level-I and level-II examinations in order to release the final results of the Bachelor of Computer Science degree.