Regulation 3.31—Degree of Bachelor of Veterinary Science 1. There shall be:
(a) a degree of bachelor of Veterinary Science; and
(b) a degree of bachelor of Veterinary Science with honours.
DECREE OF BACHELOR OF VETERINARY- SCIENCE .
2. A candidate for the degree of bachelor of Veterinary Science shall, after matriculation, pursue his studies for five Years, pass the prescribed examinations and comply with the conditions of this regulation.
3. During each Year of the course and between Years of the course, a can- didate shall attend such lectures, excursions and demonstrations and perform such laboratory and practical work as the faculty of Veterinary Science ( hereinafter called "the faculty") shall determine. Subject to dispensation by the faculty in special cases no candidate shall be admitted to examination in a subject, in which he has not conformed with the preceding requirements unless he satisfies the faculty that he has had appropriate training elsewhere.
4. The subjects of the examinations of the First Year shall be:
( a ) 354 Chemist ( Veterinary course ) (b) 419 Physics Veterinary course) (c) 351 Biology Veterinary course) (d) 352 Introduction to Veterinary Science.
5. The subjects of the examinations of the Second Year shall be:
(a) 501, 2, 3 Veterinary Anatomy
(b) 504 Physiology and Biochemistry part I ( Veterinary course) c) Animal Husbandry part I ( Veterinary course )
В .The subjects of the examinations of the Third Year shall be:
(a) Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry (b) Veterinary Pathology part I
(c) Veterinary Microbiology (d) Veterinary Parasitology
(e) Animal Husbandry part II ( Veterinary course)
7. The subjects of the examinations of the Fourth Year shall be:
(a) Veterinary Pathology part II
(b) Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health (c) Veterinary Medicine part I
(d) Veterinary Surgery part I (e) Veterinary Obstetrics part I
8. The subjects of the examinations of the Fifth Year shall be:
(a) Veterinary Medicine part II (b) Veterinary Preventive Medicine (c) Veterinary Surgery part II (d) Veterinary Obstetrics part II (e) Veterinary Professional Activities.
9. During the Fourth and Fifth Years of the course a candidate shall, except with the permission of the faculty granted upon such conditions as the faculty shall determine, go into residence at the University Veterinary Clinical Centre and shall there attend such lectures, excursions and demonstrations and perform such labora- tory and practical work as may be prescribed by the faculty.
10. (1) To pass a Year of the course a candidate shall comply with one of the following conditions:
(i) he shall pass at an annual examination In or obtain credit for
subject of that Year; or 53
(ii) he shall be passed by the faculty in the Year of the course as a whole.
In awarding such pass the faculty shall take into account his per- formance in all subjects in accordance with the principles determined by the faculty from time to time and approved by the Professorial Board. A candidate passed by the faculty in the Year as a whole who has not passed at the annual examination in or obtained credit for any particular subject shall not be recorded as having passed in that subject.
(2) Except where special permission is given by the faculty a student shall pass one Year of the course in accordance with the preceding sub-section before being allowed to proceed to any subject of the succeeding Year of the course. In no case shall he proceed to any subject of the Third Year unless he has passed the First Year, nor to any subject of the Fourth Year unless he has passed the Second Year.
( 3 ) A candidate who before the beginning of any academic year has not passed a Year of the course in accordance with sub-section ( 1 ) hereof must take or repeat in that academic year or in a subsequent year the whole of that Year of the course which he has not completed, unless special permission to do otherwise is granted by the faculty.
11. (1) A candidate shall, at such times as the faculty approves, gain pract- ical experience in the application of Veterinary Science, including animal manage- ment, for at least six months which need not be continuous.
(2) A candidate shall, before entering on this work, submit to the faculty for approval the conditions under which he proposes to gain his practical experi- ence and shall, after completing the work, submit a certificate satisfactory to the faculty that he has fulfilled the approved conditions.
12. In each Year the examinations may be for both pass and honours and separate honour class lists shall be published.
13. A candidate who has passed or obtained credit for each Year of the course and who has fulfilled the requirements of Section 3, Section 9 and Section 11 and who has otherwise fulfilled the requirements of this regulation, may be admitted to the degree.
DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF VETERINARY SCIENCE WTfH HONOURS
14. A candidate for the degree of bachelor of Veterinary Science with hon- ours shall complete the course as for the degree of bachelor of Veterinary Science in accordance with the preceding provisions.
15. The faculty shall after considering the whole of a candidate's course publish a final honour class list which shall contain in order of merit the names of candidates who have obtained first class, second class or third class honours.
Candidates who have been so classed may be admitted to the degree of bachelor of Veterinary Science with honours.
1. Notwithstanding the provisions of Regulation 3.31, each of the subjects (being a subject of the course for the degree of bachelor of Veterinary Science) listed in the first column of the schedule hereto shall not be a subject of the course until the date shown in the second column of the said schedule.
Name of Subjects as indicated Regulation 3.31 Veterinary Anatomy
Physiology and Biochemistry part I (Veterinary course)
Animal Husbandry part I ( Veterinary course)
Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry Veterinary pathology part I
Veterinary Microbiology Veterinary Parasitology
1st January 1964 1st January 1964 1st January 1965 1st January 1965 1st January 1965 1st January 1965
in Date from which subject shall be available in the course 1st January 1964
Animal Husbandry part II (Veterinary course) Veterinary Pathology part II Veterinary Epidemiology and Public
Veterinary Medicine part I Veterinary Surgery part I Veterinary Obstetrics part I Veterinary Medicine part II Veterinary Preventive Medicine Veterinary Surgery part II Veterinary Obstetrics part II Veterinary Professional Activities
2. This Temporary Regulation shall
1st January 1965 1st January 1966 1st January 1966 1st January 1966 1st January 1966 1st January 1966 1st January 1967 1st January 1967 1st January 1967 1st January 1967 1st January 1967 expire on 1st January, 1968.]
Regulation 3.32—Degree of Master of Veterinary Science
1. A person may be a candidate for the degree of master of Veterinary Science if:
(a) (i) he is a bachelor of Veterinary Science; or
(ii) he has an equivalent qualification accepted by the Professorial Board on the recommendation of the faculty of Veterinary Science ( hereinafter called "the faculty" );1
(b) he has obtained the approval of the faculty to an outline of his pro- posed course of advanced studies and research; and
(c) he has given to the faculty satisfactory evidence of sufficient training and ability to pursue the proposed course.
2. A candidate shall pursue a course of advanced studies and research under such supervision as the faculty may prescribe for at least one year, attend such lectures and classes, perform such practical work and undertake such University duties as may be prescribed by the faculty and pass such examinations as the faculty may prescribe:
Provided that if the faculty is of the opinion that a candidate is not engaged in full-time study in the University, the faculty shall require the candidate to pursue his course of advanced studies and research for at least two years.
З. A candidate shall:
(a) submit for examination:
(i) a thesis based on the work carried out by him during his course of advanced studies and research; and
(ii) a critical review of the literature on a subject or subjects ap- proved by the faculty for this purpose; and
(b) undergo such further test whether by a written paper or otherwise as the faculty may determine.
4. (1) Notwithstanding any other provisions in this regulation a person may be a candidate for the degree of master of Veterinary Science if he:
(a) holds a qualification which satisfies the requirements of Section 1(a ) hereof; and
(b) has since obtaining such qualification acquired not less than two years' experience in some branch of Veterinary Science approved for this purpose by the faculty.
(2) A person who qualifies for candidature under the provisions of this section shall:
(a) submit for examination a thesis2 based on his original research work on a subject or subjects approved by the faculty of Veterinary Science;
(b) undergo such further test whether by a written paper or otherwise as the faculty may determine.
5. The examination shall be for pass and honours, which honours shall not be classified.
6. With the approval of the faculty a candidate may submit published or unpublished works reports or other documents (hereinafter called "other work")
1 See Regulation 3.3.
9 See Regulation 4.6.
in the place either of the thesis required under Section 3(a)(i) or of the thesis required under Section 4(2) (a) hereof, as the case may be.
7. ( 1 ) A candidate when submitting his thesis or other work shall submit a signed statement as tо:
(a) the sources from which he derived his information;
(b) the extent to which he has availed himself of the work of others; and (c) the portions of his thesis or other work which he claims as original.
(2) Should the thesis or other work submitted by a candidate have been undertaken in collaboration with others, a candidate will be required to submit a signed statement as to the extent of his own share—
(i) in planning the work;
(ii) ii carrying out the work; and (üi ) in writing an account of the work.
( 3 ) Where a candidate submits a thesis or other work which incorporates work previously submitted for a degree in this or in any other University, he shall clearly indicate the extent of the incorporation.l
8. A candidate who has fulfilled the requirements of this regulation and who has been passed by the examiners may be admitted to the degree of master of Veterinary Scienće.
—Degree of Doctor of Veterinary Science
1. Candidates for the degree of doctor of Veterinary Science shall be either bachelors of Veterinary Science of at least three years' standing or admitted on the recommendations of the faculty in accordance with regulation 3.3 to the status of a candidate eligible to proceed to the examination for the degree of doctor of Veterinary Science.
2. The faculty shall not admit any person as a candidate for the degree unless he has in the opinion of the faculty already made substantial published contributions to Veterinary Science.
3. An intending candidate shall submit a record of his published scientific work and the prescribed number of copies of all the work2 whether published or unpub- lished, which he wishes to submit for examination. A candidate may not submit for examination work in respect of which he has already qualified for a degree in any university or, without the permission of the faculty, work which he has previously presented for any such degree.
The faculty, if it approves the subject or subjects of the work submitted for examination, shall thereupon nominate examiners.
4. Every candidate in submitting his published work and such unpublished work as be deems appropriate shall state generally in a preface and specifically in notes the sources from which information is derived, the extent to which he has availed himself of the work of others, and in general terms the portions of his work which he claims as original. When a candidate submits work caned out in collabora- tion with another person, he shall indicate his own share in the work.
5. Candidates who have given evidence of research and ability satisfactory to the examiners and have fulfilled the other prescribed conditions may be admitted to the degree of doctor of Veterinary Science.
r See Regulation 4.6.
2 Three copies must be submitted (see regulation 4.6).