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Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by Nobody: 11:27pm On Jun 19
mikool007:
you are an animal

Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by bimbotua(f): 11:29pm On Jun 19
kaorama:

One has hons and the other doesn't have
Lol
Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by dson84: 11:33pm On Jun 19
Godswillnwaoma:
I need urgent answer on NYSC age limit........ My DOB (WAEC) 1st January 1988 while (JAMB DOB)1st January 1989 and I graduated on 25th October 2017. will I still serve or will I be excepted?
you won't be able to serve because even at January 1989, you are above 30yrs
Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by shegzy0514(m): 12:01am On Jun 20
danietohbadt:



I carried 5 courses in my days in school. I spilled again, and I still had B.Sc Economics(Hons).
economics unijos abi
Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by Haatism(m): 12:23am On Jun 20
Funny enough, B.Sc is not obtainable in Nigerian varsities. My friend had an arranged graduation after over staying on the course but his certificate came with capital Hons.

The real difference between B.Sc (Hons) and ordinarily B.Sc where it is offered is that;

Ordinarily B.Sc is awarded were the degree does not have a research project component and such degrees takes a shorter period for completion. For instance, 3 years for a 4 years course. The degree is run only in class.

Now, a B.Sc (Hons) is awarded where the study involve a research project component as a prerequisite for graduation. This degree normally take a longer period (like one year more than the ordinary B.Sc) for completion.



But if u want to be an Ignoramus, simply put; B.Sc is for Graduates who sat with humans as class mates while B.Sc(Hons) goes to those who's classmates were cattle.


[b][/b]SoManyNigerianGraduatesDoNotKnowTheMeaningOfTheirVarsityAwards?

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Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by Glycosunde: 12:35am On Jun 20
Graduate without a spillover n with 2.1 and above within the stipulated time of d course then u have an honours attached to your result
Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by obi3x(m): 12:40am On Jun 20
SEGLIZ:

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Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by kingreign(m): 12:43am On Jun 20
Alzirida:


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Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by Bolognese: 12:44am On Jun 20
NOT TRUE!

The law says once you’re below 30 at the time of graduation, you are eligible for National Service. The young man was below 30 at the time of his graduation!

dson84:
you won't be able to serve because even at January 1989, you are above 30yrs
Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by Astonmartins: 12:46am On Jun 20
hardbody:
My own degree carry two horns anything wey una like make una dey define. No be yam at all ooo. E no easy
Your own na cow horn e carry, since na 2 horns.
Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by Izime4(m): 12:58am On Jun 20
Coffeempire:
There is a difference, hons is written on a certificate of a graduate that never carried a course during d study while hons is removed if the person had a carryover course while in skul
You are wrong.
I had a carryover course and still have the Hons.
Maybe the ones without Hons has to do with extension
Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by owila4luv(m): 1:46am On Jun 20
this thing don reach here? hope sam d is here
Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by Eddiepounds: 3:25am On Jun 20
This is the right answer




quote author=Coffeempire post=79472121]There is a difference, hons is written on a certificate of a graduate that never carried a course during d study while hons is removed if the person had a carryover course while in skul[/quote]
Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by Macon1212: 3:35am On Jun 20
In USA and Canada is when you have like first class you get Bsc hons but in Nigeria when you finish your degree at a specified time.
Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by pacespot: 3:56am On Jun 20
I haven't really gotten a conclusive reply yet, but I think hons is given for those graduates that graduated within within stipulated years.
Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by iamcrownty(m): 4:05am On Jun 20
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Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by isthatso: 4:14am On Jun 20
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Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by frankputer: 4:56am On Jun 20
Godswillnwaoma:
I need urgent answer on NYSC age limit........ My DOB (WAEC) 1st January 1988 while (JAMB DOB)1st January 1989 and I graduated on 25th October 2017. will I still serve or will I be excepted?


Contact me, I have a solution.
Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by habakukjss3: 5:53am On Jun 20
fringz11:
Hons. is for graduates who studied two courses.

Like History and International studies
Political science and public administration etc.

I hope I typed sense

U r wrong
Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by captianfreeman(m): 6:07am On Jun 20
BSc Hons stand for Bachelor of Science Honours. A Bachelor's degree BSc is generally considered an ordinary pass degree and BSc Hons is looked upon as an extraordinary degree.
BSc Hons is supposed to have a heavier syllabus than BSc. Some countries offer the title Hons for a general BSc that lasts for only three years.
Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by tfash96(m): 6:11am On Jun 20
danietohbadt:



Just like your ancestors.
Scallywag
Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by aspirebig: 6:59am On Jun 20
Is quite unfortunate that many people including so called 'graduates' cannot answer this simple question.


B.Sc Hons does not mean that you did not graduate on record time of 4 years or 5 years depending on the course duration. People that read 4 years course say ,accounting for instance, and failed maybe GST 101 can still make 2.1 even with an additional year. So will their 2.1 not be B.sc Hons?


Secondly, B.sc Hons does not means double honours o. Like reading Computer Science and Mathematics.


Thirdly, B.sc Hons does not mean NOT having carry over or spilled over . People fail a 2 unit course in final year, had extra year and still make 2.1

B.sc Hons is when you graduate with a minimum of 3rd class. That is graduating with atleast a 3rd class.However, I feel it actually varies from school to school. Pass is no Hons ,even if you have no extra year or carry over or you read a double honour discipline.
Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by Efegoma: 6:59am On Jun 20
Why are you asking
Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by SEGLIZ: 7:05am On Jun 20
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Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by boyjo: 7:06am On Jun 20
Generalwoodz:
Because you are honourable...like a honourabe in future time...something like Honourable mrs parternerbizz5
Your university knows (it is a gift) that one day,you would either be senator,Rep member or Las las local Govt chairman..
Hope I made sence nlers ?

Abeg no make me laugh this morning grin
Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by aralc: 7:12am On Jun 20
Rednaxelot:
i’m sorry please, what school?

Hope it isn’t a private school?
Delsu
Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by boyjo: 7:14am On Jun 20
cdoffx:

Its a UK education system. Hons means you completed a project work while graduating without a project work gets you only a B.Sc without Hons. So here in Nigeria we can conveniently say we all graduate with Hons since a project work isn't an option to the best of my knowledge in our universities.
See as he others they confidently type nonsense. Thank you jare.

femi4; danietohbadt;

isthatso;kings59; Enn214; Joshrob; isthatso; theButterfly; nduchucks

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Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by Nobody: 8:32am On Jun 20
mekuxiani:

Capital Lie
Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by isthatso: 8:41am On Jun 20
boyjo:

See as he others they confidently type nonsense. Thank you jare.

femi4; danietohbadt;

isthatso;kings59; Enn214; Joshrob; isthatso; theButterfly; nduchucks

Be arguing there like a fool,

“A bachelor's degree can be an honours degree (bachelor's with honours) or an ordinary degree (bachelor's without honours). Honours degrees are classified, usually based on a weighted average (with higher weight given to marks in the later years of the course, and often zero weight to those in the first year) of the marks gained in exams and other assessments. Grade boundaries can vary by institution, but typical values are given below.

First-class honours (1st, 1 or I) – typically 70% or higher
Second-class honours;
Upper division (2:1, 2i or II-1) – typically 60–69%
Lower division (2:2, 2ii or II-2) – typically 50–59%
Third-class honours (3rd, 3 or III) – typically 40–49%


Students who do not achieve honours may be awarded an ordinary degree, sometimes known as a "pass". “



A pass degree is a pass degree either because you did not do a dissertation or you did not get enough grades to make the minimum for a Honours degree which is a 3rd class. It is bad enough getting a 3rd class, Talk less a pass degree. There is nothing like a first class pass degree. If you like get A in all your courses all you will get is a pass degree if you do not do a dissertation. A dissertation is where you apply your powers of analysis and critical thinking to your subject matter. This is the reason some jobs advertise for graduates in any discipline. The assumption that by completing a Honours program and by extension a dissertation you have displayed your ability for analysis and critical thinking. There is a reason why dissertation is usually the most stressful component of a degree course. It requires you to use your brain more that cramming and regurgitating!!!!

If you are enrolled on a Honours program whether llb, BA or Bsc and you do not get enough grades to make a 3rd class, you MAY be given a pass degree. You will struggle to get into a masters program in a reputable university or a good job with a reputable company with a pass degree.

Either way it is worthless or at best an inferior degree and a waste of time, you are better off with a recognized professional certification than a pass degree.


Common sense would alert you to the difference when one is called Honours and the other without honour ie pass. No doubt there are universities that will enrol you from the onset in a non Honours degree course shebi it is to collect fees? but I challenge you to name a reputable University that offers such from the onset, ie admits students specifically to a non Honours Programme. I also challenge you to name a non Honours degree that has a class, I.e 1, 2:1, 2:2 etc.
Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by Whois: 9:24am On Jun 20
rid4stat:
B.Sc.(hons) are for those that graduated with 1st class, 2nd upper division, 2nd class lower division and third class while ordinary B.Sc. are for those that graduated with pass. Reason is there is no honour in pass as you only attended the institution with no grade.


aspirebig:
Is quite unfortunate that many people including so called 'graduates' cannot answer this simple question.


B.Sc Hons does not mean that you did not graduate on record time of 4 years or 5 years depending on the course duration. People that read 4 years course say ,accounting for instance, and failed maybe GST 101 can still make 2.1 even with an additional year. So will their 2.1 not be B.sc Hons?


Secondly, B.sc Hons does not means double honours o. Like reading Computer Science and Mathematics.


Thirdly, B.sc Hons does not mean NOT having carry over or spilled over . People fail a 2 unit course in final year, had extra year and still make 2.1

B.sc Hons is when you graduate with a minimum of 3rd class. That is graduating with atleast a 3rd class.However, I feel it actually varies from school to school. Pass is no Hons ,even if you have no extra year or carry over or you read a double honour discipline.

FYI
Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by DimFemmy(m): 9:43am On Jun 20
Edojoma:
I will illustrate with engineering,, engineering in Nigeria universities is normally 5yrs,bt it's shouldn't exceed 7yr,,,if u can graduate within dis period, whatever d result, it goes with honour,,, but if u exceed d 7yrs ,,den no honour,, Dats y our HOD will advice us to get second class lower division or third class with honour,, rather malpractice n b given 3yrs suspension den graduate without honour....

Honour shows dat u completed d course within d stipulated yrs or period,,, it helps employers to no if u r dull or maybe dey may ask Wat happened dat made u graduate late..

Excellent, you are the only person that got it right.. In addition, even if u come out with pass and finished in the normal 5years program there won't be hons becos pass doesn't come with 1.
Re: What's The Difference Between Bsc (Hons) And Ordinary Bsc? by olaoluwaposi: 10:24am On Jun 20
lets educate ourselves
Difference Between BSc and BSc Hons

The difference between BSc and BSc Hons is somewhat confusing as different universities, or different countries, have different practices in offering Honors degrees. In fact, it is true that both of them are academic degrees awarded to undergraduate students. The time period meant for the completion of both the courses is almost the same but it differs in the case of a few countries. Nevertheless, there are reasons to believe that BSc Hons is superior to the BSc degree. It is also considered that getting a job with BSc Hons is easier than getting a placement with the qualification of BSc. Hence http://B.Sc Hons is much preferred to http://B.Sc. Both the courses are of course popular among students.

What is BSc?

A Bachelor’s degree or BSc is generally considered as an ordinary pass degree. A regular BSc degree takes three to four years for the candidate to complete. This is referring to a general degree. For a special degree, it can take four to five years to complete. Moreover, the submission of dissertation is not necessary in the case of BSc degree. This happens when the BSc is a general degree and not a special degree. If it is a special degree, then one has to hand over a dissertation.

What is BSc Hons?

BSc Hons means Bachelor of Science (Honors). It takes four to five years for a person to complete BSc Hons. BSc Hons is looked upon as an extraordinary degree. In some countries, you cannot find BSc Hons degree at all whereas, in countries like Australia, Britain, Canada, India, and Sri Lanka, you can find BSc Hons degrees awarded in colleges and universities. However, with regard to duration, you can receive a BSc Hons degree from countries such as England and Wales in three years. Then, when it comes to dissertations, it is a must for a student to write a dissertation, to qualify for BSc Hons degree.

BSc Hons degree.

There is a general opinion that a student can easily complete a BSc degree than a BSc Hons degree. This is due to the heavy syllabus in the latter and that the student has to undergo training at a higher level to complete BSc Hons degree.

What is the difference between BSc and BSc Hons?

The true difference between BSc and BSc Hons lies in the university or the country that offers the degree. This is said because you will see that some countries such as England offer the title BSc Hons even for a general science degree. Some countries do not. For example, in Australia to have the title BSc Hons you have to study for four to five years, depending on your study stream.

• BSc stands for Bachelor of Science. BSc Hons stand for Bachelor of Science Honours.

• A Bachelor’s degree BSc is generally considered an ordinary pass degree and BSc Hons is looked upon as an extraordinary degree.

• BSc Hons is supposed to have a heavier syllabus than BSc.

• Some countries offer the title Hons for a general BSc that lasts for only three years. However, in some countries such as Scotland, to be eligible for a degree that has the title BSc Hons, you should study for four years.

• A regular BSc degree takes three to four years for the candidate to complete whereas it takes four to five years to complete BSc Hons. This is one of the main differences between the two courses.

• The time period meant for the completion of both the courses is almost the same but it differs in the case of a few countries. For example, in countries such as England and Wales, you can have a BSc Hons degree within three years. That will be a BSc general degree.

• Submission of a dissertation is not compulsory for a BSc degree. Dissertation depends on whether the degree is general or special. For BSc Hons, you definitely have to submit a dissertation.

These are the valid differences between BSc and BSc Hons.
amaben2020:
No difference whatsoever

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