Definition of The Credit Semester System
Under Article 87 of the Indonesian Government Regulation No. 17 Year 2010 on Education Management and Implementation of Higher Education conducted using Credit Semester System. Credit Semester System Implementation at UB has been conducted since 1976 based on the Rector Decision Number 22/SK/1976 and Rector Decision Number 111/SK/1996 about the curriculum in UB. Credit Semester System is an organized credit system in units of half time. The credits are the units used to express the magnitude of the burden of students in a semester of study and level of recognition of the success of the business and the amount of student effort for the implementation of education programs in universities especially for lecturers. Each subject or other academic activities presented in each semester stipulated with the weight of the activity.
Purpose of the Credit Semester System
Generally, the Credit system has the objective to meet the demands of development carried out by the university, thus an educational program that is various and flexible needs to be presented. It will give a wider possibility to every student to define and organize the curriculum and teaching strategies and learning process in order to obtain the best possible result in accordance with the plans and conditions of each learner.
Credit Value and Study Load
Semester Credit Value to Lecturers is the value of one semester credit units are determined based on a whole load of activities that include activities per week.
Study Load in a Semester is a load student study that is determined on the basis of the average daily working time and individual abilities. In general, man work an average of six (6 ) to eight (8 ) hours for 6 ( six ) consecutive days. A student is required to work in longer hours because he do not work during the day but also at night. If the student is considered a normal working day an average of six (6 ) to eight (8 ) hours and at night 2 ( two ) hours for 6 ( six ) consecutive days , then the student is expected to have the time to learn a number of 8 ( eight ) to 10 ( ten ) hours a day or 48 (forty eight ) to 60 (sixty ) hours a week . Therefore one semester credit unit roughly equivalent to 3 ( three ) hours of work , the study load for each semester students will be equal to 16 (sixteen ) to 20 (twenty ) credits or approximately eighteen (18 ) credits. In determining the load of one semester study, needs to consider the ability of an individual based on the results of a study in previous semesters as measured by GPA parameters .
The Terms of The Final Submission
A student is allowed to submit final work if the following cumulative conditions are fulfilled:
- Registered as a student in the academic year related.
- Collect at least 120 credits , with no E grade.
- Passed courses Research Methods and Legal Writing.
- Has compiled a Final Proposal.
The Terms of Taking Final Exams
A student is allowed to take a final exam when fulfills the terms of cumulative as follows :
- Registered as a student in the academic year related .
- Not planning other subjects in KRS within the related semester.
- Collect at least 138 credits .
- Grade Point Average of at least 2.00.
- No E grade in final score.
- Grades D / D + do not exceed 10 % of the total credit load.
- Complete the proof sheets of paper with the approval of the supervisor.
- Submit scientific articles made of paper written. Prepared in accordance with article writing guidelines and approved supervisor in conjunction with the approval of thesis examination. Scientific articles annexed to the draft thesis to be tested.
- Meet other requirements specified by the faculty.