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Chapter One: Faculty Mission & Objectives

Article 1: The Faculty of Public Health aims at educating specialists in the health, social and environmental fields, and contributing to the development of professional practices. It also aims at cooperating and coordinating with public and private institutions, civil organizations in the health and social fields, disseminating preventive health knowledge among all social categories, and raising awareness, health and preventive behavior by following up the research and science at higher levels.

 

Article 2: The Faculty aims at achieving the following objectives:

1- Ensuring the provision of theoretical and applied education for its students while adopting ethical and professional standards.

2- Cooperating and consulting with departments, institutions and public and private bodies in order for teaching to become compatible with the actual needs of the labor market and their development, and to secure job opportunities for graduates.

3- Conducting theoretical and field research, which deals with community issues related to public health (prevention and treatment), and encouraging members of the Teaching Staff and graduate students to undertake and disseminate such research.

4- Holding seminars and scientific conferences on health, social and environmental issues, and participating in conferences held by other parties.

5- Providing scientific consultations and field studies for public and private administrations and institutions, in accordance with the regulations in force.

6- Providing training courses for the public and private sectors in the fields of specialization of the Faculty, and establishing incubator centers that contribute to the creation and development of startups specialized in the fields of health sciences.

 

Chapter Two: Diplomas, Specializations & Divisions

Article 3: The Faculty grants the students:

1- Bachelor Degree

2- Bachelor Honours Degree

3- Professional and Research Master Degree

4- PhD in Physical Therapy

5- University Diploma

 

Article 4: The Bachelor Honours Degree includes 240 credits spread over four years.

The PhD in Physical Therapy includes 60 credits after obtaining the Master degree.

 

Article 5: The Bachelor Degree includes the following specializations:

1- Nursing Sciences

2- Laboratory Sciences

3- Health and Environment

4- Nutrition and Dietetics

5- Radiologic Sciences

Upon the proposal of the Faculty Council and the approval of the University Council, the Faculty may add new specializations or cancel some of them according to the applicable regulations.

 

Article 6: The Bachelor Honours Degree includes the following specializations:

1- Medical and Social Work

2- Speech Therapy

3- Physical Therapy

4- Midwifery

5- Psychomotricity

6- Optics and Optometry

7- Ergotherapy

Upon the proposal of the Faculty Council and the approval of the University Council, the Faculty may add new specializations or cancel some of them according to the applicable regulations.

 

Article 7: The Professional Master Degree includes the following specializations:

1- Public Health

2- Epidemiology and Biostatistics

3- Health Education and Promotion

4- Physical Therapy

5- Physical Activity and Sport Rehabilitation

6- Osteopathic Manual Therapy

7- Psycho-physical Follow-up

8- Social Work

9- Microbiology and Quality and Food Safety

10- Chemical and Microbiological Analysis of Water and Food

11- Nutrition and Dietetics

12- Formulation and Innovation of Nutraceutical Products

13- Clinical and Public Health Nutrition

14- Human Nutrition

15- Medical Biology

16- Clinical Biology

17- Hospital Risk Management

18- Gerontology

The specializations and disciplines at the Master level are created by a decision of the University Council based on the recommendation of the Faculty Council.

 

Article 8: The Research Master Degree includes the following specializations:

1- Epidemiology and Bio-Statistics

2- Health and Environment

3- Medical Microbiology

4- Food Microbiology

5- Handicap, Motor System and Rehabilitation

6- Applied Biotechnology

The Faculty Council may propose the addition of new specializations or the cancellation of some of them according to the applicable regulations.

 

Article 9: The Master curriculum includes a field or research internship period of at least eight weeks (minimum of 250 working hours) and is finalized with a thesis prepared by the student, for which the number of credits allocated does not exceed 30.

 

Article 10: The University President appoints a committee to discuss the thesis on the proposal of the Faculty Dean.

 

Article 11: The Faculty shall determine, by agreement with the institution concerned with the internship referred to in Article 9, the content thereof and the duties of the advisor and person in charge of the process in the institution.

 

Article 12: The student may, during the Bachelor degree, transfer from one specialization to another according to the Equivalency System adopted by the Faculty and after two semesters from the beginning of the study in the first specialization. The transfer is subject to approval of the Faculty Council after a specialized committee assigned by the Faculty Dean studies the academic file of the student and the availability of places in the target specialization. The student shall apply for transfer at least three weeks before the start of the semester. In case of approval, the student shall keep the courses and credits that he has obtained if they are adopted in the new specialization.

 

Article 13: A student who has completed a bachelor degree, a bachelor honours degree or a master degree in one of the approved specializations at the Faculty, may register in a second specialization, to obtain a bachelor degree, a bachelor honours degree or a second master degree. The Faculty Council shall determine the admission requirements and the required courses for each case, in accordance with the Faculty statutes and the required degree.

 

Article 14: The Faculty is composed of the following divisions:

 

1- Nursing Sciences

1- Health and Environment

2- Laboratory Sciences

2- Ergotherapy

3- Medical and Social Work

3- Nutrition and Dietetics

4- Speech Therapy

4- Psychomotricity

5- Physical Therapy

5- Radiologic Sciences

6- Midwifery

6- Optics and Optometry

 

Chapter Three: Student Admission & Enrollment

 

Article 15: In order to enroll for a Bachelor or Bachelor Honours Degree, the student shall:

1- Be holder of the Lebanese Baccalaureate or the official equivalent thereof;

2- Have succeeded the Competitive Entrance Exam (CEE) organized by a decision of the University Council, upon the proposal of the Faculty Council and in which the number of students who may be admitted is identified based on the examination result.

 

Article 16: The CEE referred to above is comprised of the following written subjects:

 

 

Physical Therapy – Laboratory Sciences – Optics and Optometry – Health and Environment – Nutrition and Dietetics – Ergotherapy – Radiologic Sciences

Midwifery – Nursing Sciences

Medical and Social Work

Speech Therapy

Psychomotricity

Duration

Coefficient

Duration

Coefficient

Duration

Coefficient

Duration

Coefficient

Duration

Coefficient

French/English Language

1 Hr

1

1 Hr

1

1 Hr

1

2 hrs

2

1 Hr

1

Text Analysis

Dictation

Arabic Language

1 Hr

1

1 Hr

1

1 Hr

1

2 hrs

2

1 Hr

1

Text Analysis

Dictation

Biology

1 Hr

2 (A)

1 Hr

2 (A)

1 Hr

1 (B)

1 Hr

2 (A)

1 Hr

2 (A)

Mathematics

1 Hr

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Physics

1 Hr

2 (A)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Chemistry

1 Hr

2 (A)

 1Hr

1 (B)

-

-

-

-

-

-

Philosophy or Sociology

-

-

-

-

1.5 hrs

2

-

-

-

-

Analysis and logic

-

-

-

-

-

-

1 Hr

1

1         Hr

1

                         

 

(A) and (B) are two different levels

 

Article 17: The conditions of student admission and the CEE subjects may be modified by a decision of the University Council upon the proposal of the Faculty Council.

 

Article 18: The student who obtains a total average of at least 10/20 is considered to have passed the CEE. An eliminatory mark is each mark less than 3/20.

 

Article 19: The enrollment of passing students shall be accepted according to the sequence of their total scores in the CEE and within the limits referred to in Article 16. Their enrollment is final only after they have been accepted in the oral interview.

 

Article 20: Candidates accepted for enrollment shall complete their registration within seven (7) business days from the date of declaring the admission on the Faculty bulletin board, under the loss of their right to enrollment and their replacement with other candidates according to the rule of the sequence referred to above.

 

Article 21: The new students enrolled in the Faculty shall sit for a foreign language test (Placement Test) conducted by the Office of Foreign Language Coordination at the Lebanese University in cooperation with the Faculty Council.

 

Article 22: The student receiving a score less than 10/20 in the foreign language test, shall be subject to pursue an intensive course in this language and sit for an exam at the end of the course and succeed as a prerequisite for the academic registration in the foreign language courses approved in the Faculty curricula.

 

Article 23: In order to enroll for a Professional Master Degree, the student shall:

1- Have obtained the Bachelor Degree or Bachelor Honours Degree from the Lebanese University, provided that the Faculty Council determines the appropriate specializations for the master's degree.

2- Have obtained in the bachelor courses, a GPA of not less than 3/5 as per the grading scale adopted at the Lebanese University (pending the implementation of the new grading scale, the 12/20 scale can be adopted according to the current system). The number of students can be supplemented by a CEE held by the Faculty under conditions determined by a decision of the University Council upon the proposal of the Faculty Council and in accordance with the Equivalency System of the Faculty of Public Health.

3- The enrollment of students who meet the above conditions shall be accepted according to their GPA and within the number ratified by the University Council upon the proposal of the Faculty Council.

 

Article 24: In order to enroll for a Research Master Degree, the student shall:

1- Have obtained the Bachelor Degree or Bachelor Honours Degree from the Lebanese University in the appropriate specialization. The admission conditions shall be determined by the Faculty Council following the approval of the University President.

2- Have obtained in the bachelor courses, a GPA of not less than 3.5/5 as per the grading scale adopted at the Lebanese University (or 14/20 according to the currently adopted system).

3- Have met other special conditions according to the master’s degree specialization and based on the proposal of the Faculty Council and the approval of the University Council.

4- The enrollment of students who meet the above conditions shall be accepted according to their GPA and within the number ratified by the University Council upon the proposal of the Faculty Council.

 

Article 25: The Faculty is entitled to accept for the preparation of a master's degree, other universities graduates, up to 10% of the total admissions as follows:

1- Holding a bachelor’s degree or the equivalence thereof in a relevant specialization from a recognized university.

2- Obtaining a distinction of at least “good” in the Bachelor Degree or the Bachelor Honours Degree or the equivalent thereof.

3- Meeting the terms of assessment of students adopted by the University Council following the proposal of the Faculty Council.

 

Article 26: Students admitted for a Bachelor Degree, a Bachelor Honours Degree or a Master Degree and who have studied in other universities or other faculties of the Lebanese University, may request the equivalence of some courses they have previously obtained. The number of credits that can be transferred shall not exceed (60) credits in the Bachelor Degree or the Bachelor Honours Degree and (30) credits in the Master Degree. This request is based on the equivalency system identifying the terms for recognition of credits received outside the Faculty and issued by the Faculty Dean, provided that it does not contradict with the general equivalency system at the Lebanese University.

 

Chapter Four: Registration & Attendance

Article 27: The student shall complete his/her academic registration at least one week before the commencement of teaching in the semester, and shall use the accredited academic guidance professors for this purpose.

 

Article 28: The student has the right to reconsider his/her academic registration within one week at the latest from the commencement of teaching in the semester. He/she may also cancel this registration in some courses within a month at most from the beginning of the semester.

 

Article 29: If a student fails in one or more courses on the first session exams, only the continuous assessment score for these courses is transferred to the second session. If the student fails to submit it at the second session, he/she shall not benefit from the compensation system between the semester courses.

 

Article 30: If the student does not register administratively for two consecutive years, he/she loses the right to pursue the studies at the Faculty. The Faculty Council may consider extraordinary cases on the proposal of the Branch Council.

 

Article 31: Attendance is mandatory in all theoretical courses, practical works (TD) and internship. If the student's attendance is less than 80% of the hours allocated in each theoretical course, he/she shall be prohibited to sit for the final exam and may participate in the second session. If the student's attendance is less than 60% in each theoretical course, he/she shall be prohibited to sit for the final exam in both the first and second sessions. The Faculty Council may consider extraordinary cases on the proposal of the Branch Council.

 

Chapter Five: Evaluation and Examination

 

Article 32: The final score of each theoretical course for which the student sits for a written exam at the end of the semester, is divided between the continuous evaluation score (20-40%) and the final exam score (60-80%) of the course final score.

 

Article 33: The final score of the tutorials (TP) is comprised of the total score of activities and tests that the student performs during the semester and shall be as follows:

Student participation (10%), weekly report (30%), final written exam (20%), final practice exam (40%).

The scientific and training projects scores shall be determined by the examining committee in accordance with a schedule identified by each division based on the standards of training, follow-up and special evaluation methods, provided that they are unified among the Faculty branches after the approval of the Faculty Council.

 

Article 34: In the continuous assessment, various evaluation methods are used such as participation, written tests, preparation of reports and research, partial exams, and tutorials, provided that the number of activities, no matter the number of credits, subject of the continuous assessment, is not less than two per semester in each course and that the Faculty Council identifies the percentage thereof.

 

Article 35: In the event that the student fails to sit for a partial exam in the semester for reasons of coercion or force majeure (death of a family member, emergency hospitalization ...), the Faculty Council shall decide thereupon.

 

Article 36: The student, who did not sit for the final exam of a course in the first session, receives a zero regardless of the excuses and reasons. If he/she does not sit for this exam in the second session for reasons of coercion or force majeure (death of a family member, emergency hospitalization…), a re-sit exam may be held by a decision of the University President following the proposal of the Faculty Council and based on the recommendation of the Branch Council.

 

Article 37: The student, who did not sit for the partial and final exams of a course in the first session, he/shall not benefit from the second session in this course, except in cases of illness that require discontinuation of study for more than two months, according to the decision of the Faculty Council and based on the recommendation of the Branch Council.

 

Article 38: If the student fails more than fifteen credits in the first year of the bachelor or bachelor honours degree, he/she must re-register in all the courses of the first administrative year. If the student fails twice in the first year or in this year's internship, he/she shall no longer have the right to pursue the study.

 

Article 39: The late student is not entitled to enter the examination room if the delay exceeds a quarter of an hour. No student is allowed to leave the examination room before half the examination time has elapsed.

 

Article 40: Any student caught cheating or attempting to cheat shall be deprived of all the exams of the first and second sessions related to the semester courses in which he/she is registered. The Faculty Council may consider extraordinary cases on the proposal of the Branch Council, subject to the provisions of the laws in force.

 

Article 41: The student has the right to submit an application to prove that there is no material error in a course score, within a week at most from the date of announcing the result of this course. The examining committee shall inspect the student exam under the supervision of the Branch Director and the head of the concerned division. If there is a material error, the score shall be amended by consensus of the attendees.

 

Chapter Six: General Provisions

 

Article 42: A student may be considered as administratively enrolled in the second academic year if he/she has obtained at least 45 credits, 96 credits at least in the third academic year, and 132 credits at least in the fourth academic year. The Faculty Council may amend the transfer conditions from one academic year to another after approval of the University President.

 

Article 43: The Faculty Council shall be entitled to take the appropriate decision regarding any student who has committed fraud or malfeasance of the profession, upon the proposal of the Branch Council, taking into account the provisions of the laws in force.

 

Article 44: The student may transfer from one branch to another within the Faculty and the specialization by a decision of the Dean provided that:

1- He/she has obtained (60) credits at least.

2- He/she has applied for transfer within (15) days at most from the commencement of teaching in the semester.

3- He/she has obtained the Dean's approval and the approval of both directors of the branches concerned after reviewing the student's file.

 

Article 45: The tutorials (TP) are provided in classes of 25 students at most.

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