Academic Matters



The University’s academic structure for its undergraduate programmes is based on the Academic Unit System (AUS). Important information pertaining to Curricular Requirements, Registration of Courses as well as Examinations and Grades can be found in the online Academic Unit System (AUS).​

General Information:

1. Students are allowed to have unlimited attempts at the same course. They are, however, bound by a 6-year limit period of candidature in the Bachelor of Engineering (Materials Engineering) degree.

Programme ​​​Period of Candidature
Minimum Normal Maximum
​Year 1 Intake ​3½ Years ​4 Years ​6 Years
​Year 2 Poly Intake ​2½ Years ​3 Years ​5 Years
​Engineering & Economics
(Double Degree)
​4½ Years ​5 Years ​7 Years

2. To be awarded the Bachelor of Engineering (Materials Engineering) degree, students must fulfill the following minimum number of AUs from their Core Courses and Major Prescribed Electives (excluding GER-Core, GER-PE and GER-UE).

Programme Min. Years of Study Min. AU of Graded Core Courses & MPEs
​Year 1 Intake ​3½ Academic Years ​58
​Year 2 Poly Intake ​2½ Academic Years 49​

3. Regulations governing Academic Warning, Probation and Termination of students are given in detail in the online Academic Unit System (AUS)