Abubokor Said Ali (standing), - Dean, Faculty of Business & Public Administration, AU, invigilating examinations at the main campus Amoud University, duirng the ongoing January 2021 Final Examinations for students undertaking undergraduate degrees in Business Administration (Management and Accouting) and Project Planning and Management, at Faculty of Busines and Public Administration, on January 19th, 2021.

Structure of Examinations at Amoud University 2020/ 2021

20 January 2021
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Mode and general Structure of Examinations for undergraduate programmes are captured in Amoud University Examinations Policy and Related Academic Matters Policy document, December 2018.

Mode of Examinations

Examinations at Amoud University may take any, or a combination, of the following modes:
1. Written Examinations.
2. Practical Examinations.
3. Project Examinations.
4. Observational Examinations.
5. Oral Examinations.

Yurub Abdirahman Moumin(standing), Dean, Gender and Youth Affairs and lecturer at Faculty of Business & Public Administration, AU, invigilating examinations at the main campus Amoud University, duirng the ongoing January 2021 Final Examinations for students undertaking undergraduate degrees in Business Administration (Management and Accouting) and Project Planning and Management, at Faculty of Busines and Public Administration, on January 19th, 2021.
Yurub Abdirahman Moumin (standing), Dean, Gender and Youth Affairs and lecturer at Faculty of Business & Public Administration, AU, invigilating examinations at the main campus Amoud University, during the ongoing January 2021 Final Examinations for students undertaking undergraduate degrees in Business Administration (Management and Accounting) and Project Planning and Management, at Faculty of Business and Public Administration, on January 19th, 2021.

Examination Structure

  1. Examinations shall consist of:
    1. Coursework, which shall account 40% of the total marks in a course.
    2. End of semester examinations, which shall account for 60% of total marks in a course.
    3. Research Project, which shall be an independent examination, and shall be graded 100% without coursework.
  2. Coursework shall consist of:
    1. Assignment, which shall account for 10% of the total marks in a course. The structure, nature and design of the assignment shall be determined by the course tutor(s). The assignments shall be conducted by course tutors in the course of the semester.
    2. Mid Term exam, which shall account for 20% of the total marks in a course.
    3. Attendance, which shall account for 10% of the total marks in a course.
  3. Midterm examinations shall be conducted by the office of the Academic Registrar.
    1. All students shall take the midterm examinations at the time specified by the Vice President, Academic Affairs, and the Academic Registrar.
    2. Midterm examinations shall be marked and the results processed and concluded within one (1) week after the date of the last examinations. 
    3. Performance in the midterm examinations shall be considered when vetting students for university scholarships. A student who misses the midterm exam will not be considered for any University Merit Scholarships.
  4. End of Semester Examinations shall be conducted by the office of the Academic Registrar.
  5. An End-of-Semester undergraduate examination at all levels in all programmes shall have Five (5) questions in three (3) sections labeled Section A,
    1. Section B and Section C. A candidate shall answer four (4) questions as follows:
    2. Section A (Question 1) is compulsory and contains fifteen 15 short answer objective questions, numbered a – o, that test general knowledge from all over the course. Section A shall carry thirty (30) marks.
    3. Section B is compulsory and contains two (2) questions, 2 and 3, with different parts (a – d) that test understanding, application, analysis and evaluation. Each question shall carry ten (10) marks. Section B shall carry 20 marks.
    4. Section C shall contain two (2) essay questions and a candidate shall answer only one (1). Each question shall carry ten (10) marks.
  6. All End-of-Semester examinations shall be written examinations.
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