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Deanship Services

Internal Program Transfer/ Program Conversion

  • A student may transfer from his/ her current program to another if he/ she satisfies the following conditions:
  • There is a vacant seat in the program to which he / she wishes to transfer.
  • He she meets the academic requirements associated with new program.
  • Submits a formal transfer request to the new department at the beginning of the academic year. Applications are evaluated by the department and college to which the student wishes to transfer before the start of the semester.
  • If the transfer request is approved, the student will normally be credited with all the courses he / she has successfully completed, if they are part of the study plan of the new program.
  • The transferred student may be considered to have completed one academic semester of the new program for every 15 CH counted from his/ her past study.
  • For the purpose of student’s regulations, a transferred student will be treated as a new student on the new program. All academically related disciplines (if any) will be nullified.

 

Transfer to Another University

Students may transfer to PTUK from other universities, subject to satisfying the following conditions:

  • Submit a transfer application form to PTUK, at least one week before the start of the first or second semester.
  • Has a secondary school exam average acceptable to the college he wishes to join.
  • The applicant previous university is one that PTUK recognizes
  • The student studied full time at his/ her previous university
  • The student has accumulated at least 30 credit hours, or has completed one academic year or more at his/ her previous university.
  • The student has a minimum overall average of 70% (or GPA equivalent).
  • The student should be clear of any academic or behavioral disciplines and should not have been dismissed at any time from his/ her previous university.
  • The maximum number of CH credited to the student from his past study shall not exceed 50% of the required CH for the new program at PTUK.
  • There credited courses should have at least 80% content similarity to those offered in PTUK.
  • The applicant student should have achieved at least 70% (or an equivalent grade) in each of the credited courses.
  • A course may be credited if its content is similar to more than one single course offered in PTUK.
  • Credited external courses will not be included in PTUK cumulative GPA for the student. Instead, they will be listed at the beginning of the student transcript under the title ‘Courses credited from (name of the student previous university) with a ‘P-successful’ phrase against each.
  • The transferred student may be considered to have completed one academic semester of the new program for every 15 CH counted from his/ her past study.
  • For the purpose of student’s regulations, a transferred student will be treated as a new student on the new program. All academically related disciplines (if any) will be nullified.

 

 

 

Nomenclature – regularly used terms

Student ID

A student ID is a document or official card that ascertains the student full-time status at the university and the mode of his study (full or part-time)

Notice of Expected Graduation

This notice is a document which the student may claim from the registrar’s department during his final semester at the university.

Student Transcripts

The transcript is issued by the registrar’s department to all students who graduate from their programs. The transcripts contain information of the student’s study record, showing his/ her achievement in each semester, from first enrolment until graduation.

Postponement of study

This refers to the period allowed for the student to postpone his/ her study in PTUK. The maximum period for normal postponement is 4 semesters while for extenuating circumstances such as imprisonment or illness, it can be extended longer than this period. The postponement period is not counted as part of the study period.