Who retakes a Course? What are procedures for retaking a Course?

  •   A student shall retake a Course or Courses when next offered again in order to obtain at least the Pass Mark (50%) if they failed during the First Assessment in the Course or Courses. 
  •  A student who has failed to obtain at least the Pass Mark (50%) during the Second Assessment in the same Course or Courses they have retaken shall receive a warning.  
  • A student may retake a Course or Courses when next offered again in order to improve their Pass Grade(s) if the Pass Grade(s) got at the first Assessment in the Course or Courses were low. A student who fails to attain higher marks after retaking to improve, the examination results of the first sitting are recorded on the transcript and should not be recorded as Retake.   
  •  Where a student misses to sit examinations for justified reasons; the grades obtained after sitting examination shall not be recorded as a retake because the candidate is sitting the examinations for the first attempt.

  While retaking a Course or Courses, a student shall:

  • Attend all the prescribed lectures/ tutorials/Clinicals/Practicals/Fieldwork in the Course or Courses;  Satisfy all the requirements for the Coursework Component in the Course or Courses; and Sit for the University Examinations in the Course or Courses.
  •  A student shall not be allowed to accumulate more than five (5) Retake Courses at a time. Students are required to register for retakes course(s) first before registering for new courses offered in that semester and the retake courses should fit into the approved normal load to avoid time table clas
  • A final year student whose final Examination Results has already been classified by the relevant College/Faculty/School/Institute Board and has qualified for the Award of a Degree/Diploma/Certificate, shall not be permitted to retake any Course or Courses.
  •  When a student has retaken a course the better of the two Grades they has obtained in that Courses shall be used in the computation of his/her cumulative Grade Average (CGPA).
  •  Whenever a Course has been retaken, the Academic Transcript shall indicate so accordingly.
  •  Students who have a course to retake and this course falls beyond the set normal semester load for their Academic Programmes shall pay tuition fees for the Course to be retaken. Besides, such students also pay the re- examination fees per Course retaken as well as the Registration Fees.