University Policies and Regulations

Academic Award Regulations

2014/20152015/2016
Academic Award Regulations (PDF, file size: 870.28KB) - revised January 2015 (Parts 1 to 3)Academic Award Regulations (Parts 1 to 3) (PDF, file size: 646.65KB)
Procedure for Dealing with Breaches of Assessment Regulations – Academic Misconduct (PDF, file size: 96.3KB) Procedure for Dealing with Breaches of Assessment Regulations – Academic Misconduct (PDF, file size: 240.8KB)

Extenuating Circumstances Procedure (PDF, file size: 434.81KB)

Extenuating Circumstances Procedure (PDF, file size: 257.81KB)

Procedure for a student to appeal against the decision of an Assessment/Award Board (PDF, file size: 68.81KB) Procedure for a student to appeal against the decision of an Assessment/Award Board (PDF, file size: 202.11KB)
Assessment Principles, Policy & Procedures (PDF, file size: 174.22KB) Assessment Principles, Policy & Procedures (PDF, file size: 346.24KB)
Academic Dress of the University (PDF, file size: 101.53KB) Academic Dress of the University (PDF, file size: 149.85KB)
Conferment of Awards of the University (PDF, file size: 138.12KB) Conferment of Awards of the University (PDF, file size: 163.67KB)
Conferment of Honorary Awards of the University (PDF, file size: 140.88KB) Conferment of Honorary Awards of the University (PDF, file size: 169.3KB)
Professional Doctorates Framework (PDF, file size: 309.91KB)
Regulations for the Award of the University’s Degrees of Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy by Supervised Research (PDF, file size: 352.14KB) Regulations for the Award of the University’s Degrees of Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy by Supervised Research (PDF, file size: 470.03KB)
Regulations for the Award of Doctor of Philosophy on the basis of Published Work (PDF, file size: 264.29KB)

Should you be registered on a course which is regulated by a professional body, you may be expected to adhere to a code of professional conduct whilst undertaking your programme of study. More information of these codes of conduct can be found here.

General Regulations for Students

2014/20152015/2016
General regulations for students (PDF, file size: 314.32KB) General regulations for students (PDF, file size: 504KB)

Appendix 1: Code of Practice on the Operation of the Students' Union and its relationship with the University and Students (PDF, file size: 181.13KB)

Appendix 2: Examination Regulations - Instructions to Candidates (PDF, file size: 198.03KB) Appendix 2: Examination Regulations - Instructions to Candidates (PDF, file size: 177.88KB)
Appendix 3: Student Disciplinary Procedures (PDF, file size: 81.57KB) Appendix 3: Student Disciplinary Procedures (PDF, file size: 209.21KB)
Appendix 4: Library and Information Service Regulations (PDF, file size: 129.22KB) Appendix 4: Library and Information Service Regulations (PDF, file size: 161.01KB)

Appendix 5: Regulations and General Information for Students Residing in University Controlled Accommodation (PDF, file size: 39.49KB)

Appendix 5: Regulations and General Information for Students Residing in University Managed Accommodation (PDF, file size: 192.92KB)

Appendix 6: Licences Agreement - Halls of Residence (PDF, file size: 69.34KB)

Appendix 6: Licences Agreement - Halls of Residence (PDF, file size: 308.65KB)

Appendix 7: Health and Safety Regulations (PDF, file size: 222.42KB)

Appendix 7: Health and Safety Regulations (PDF, file size: 189.83KB)

Appendix 8: University IT regulations (PDF, file size: 136.98KB) Appendix 8: University IT regulations (PDF, file size: 165.35KB)

Appendix 9: Internet Policy Statement (PDF, file size: 70.49KB)

Appendix 9: Internet Policy Statement (PDF, file size: 153.47KB)

Appendix 10: Guide To Legislation Relevant To Computer Use (PDF, file size: 164.19KB)

Appendix 10: Guide To Legislation Relevant To Computer Use (PDF, file size: 193.94KB)

Appendix 11: Code of Practice in respect of assessment results processed as automated data subject to the provisions of the Data Protection Act (PDF, file size: 123.2KB)

Appendix to be removed -no longer relevant
Appendix 12: University Credit Control Policy (PDF, file size: 267.6KB) Appendix 12: University Credit Control Policy (PDF, file size: 188.65KB)

Other Policies

 

2014/20152015/2016
Student Behaviour and Fitness to Study Policy (PDF, file size: 92.07KB) Student Behaviour and Fitness to Study Policy (PDF, file size: 230.04KB)
Fitness to Practise Procedure (PDF, file size: 184.05KB) Fitness to Practise Procedure (PDF, file size: 215.12KB)
Reasonable Adjustments in Assessment for Students with Disabilities (PDF, file size: 211.52KB) Reasonable Adjustments in Assessment for Students with Disabilities (PDF, file size: 253.12KB)
Student Charter (PDF, file size: 53.95KB) Student Charter (PDF, file size: 177.6KB)

Student Complaints Procedure (PDF, file size: 276.66KB)
Office of the Independent Adjudicator (external website)

Student Complaints Procedure (PDF, file size: 254.32KB)
Office of the Independent Adjudicator (external website)

Recognition of Prior Learning (PDF, file size: 94.88KB) Recognition of Prior Learning (PDF, file size: 484.48KB)
 Personal Tutoring Policy
 Students as co-producers (PDF, file size: 268.31KB)
 Placement and Practice Learning Policy (PDF, file size: 101.84KB)  - to be implemented 16/17
 Timetabling Policy (PDF, file size: 362.77KB)
 Tier 4 Sponsor Policy (PDF, file size: 458.64KB)
Policy Statement on the Student Recruitment of ex-offenders (PDF, file size: 125.18KB)

Code of Conduct for Research and Enterprise (PDF, file size: 29KB)

Code of Practice for Postgraduate Research Degrees (PDF, file size: 70.18KB)

Freedom of Speech and Lawful Assembly (PDF, file size: 52.56KB)

Guidelines and Risk Management for external web services (PDF, file size: 23.18KB)

Storage of University Documents (PDF, file size: 264.65KB)

Records Retention Policy (PDF, file size: 224.24KB)
Child Protection Policy (PDF, file size: 274.12KB)
Equality Diversity and Inclusion Policy (PDF, file size: 3.81MB)

Guidelines for Supporting Students in Distress (PDF, file size: 827.94KB)

IT Policies and Regulations
Library and Information Service Regulations (PDF, file size: 129.22KB)
Mental Wellbeing Policy (PDF, file size: 287.21KB)
Student Mental Wellbeing: Policy and Guidelines for Staff (PDF, file size: 287.21KB)

University Publication Scheme

Information Security Guidelines for University staff (PDF, file size: 73.84KB)