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​Academic Regulations 2021/22

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The following regulations apply to current students who matriculated onto the academic regulations in academic year 2021/22. The regulations for 2020/21 will still apply for some students and can be found on the left hand banner.

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Please note that all regulations are subject to review as part of the commencement of a new academic year.

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Our retention schedule determines that Academic Regulations are kept for ten years. Please email Quality & Standards if you need assistance in finding older versions of the Academic Regulations.

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The self-enrolment Moodle course Understanding & Applying The University Academic Regulations is available to support staff in understanding and applying Sections A-C of the academic regulations.


Emergency Regulations Policy (COVID-19)​​ to provide guidance on the application of the academic regulations following COVID-19 disruption and mitigation​ [updated 16 September 2021]


Emergency Regulations Policy (Myanmar) to provide guidance on the application of the academic regulations following disruption resultant from the political unrest in Myanmar [updated 1 June 2021]​


Section A: General Regulations 2021/22


Section B: Undergraduate Regulations 2021/22


Section C: Taught Master’s Regulations 2021/22


Section D: Research Degree Regulations 2021/22

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Section E: Regulations for Nursing and Midwifery Pre-​Registration Programmes of Study 2021/22

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Section F: Regulations for Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration), Physiotherapy (Pre-Registration) and Social Work Programmes of Study 2021/22


Existing Approved Exemptions to University Academic Regulations 2021/22


Amendments to Academic Regulations 2021/22​


Regulations for Academic Appeals 2021/22


The University's Complaints Handling Procedure is composed of four documents, accompanied by a procedural guidance document and by a document outlining unacceptable actions. For an overview of the process, particularly where there are time constraints, it is recommended that the Procedure Guidance document is consulted in the first instance.

Complaints Handling Procedure - PART 1 Introduction and Overview

Complaints Handling Procedure - PART 2 When to Use

Complaints Handling Procedure - PART 3 Process

Complaints Handling Procedure - PART 4 Governance

Complaints Handling Procedure - Guidance

Complaints Handling Procedure - Unacceptable Actions Policy


Coursework Extensions Policy​ 2021/22


Coursewo​rk Extension Form RE1 2021/22


Fitness to Practise Regulations 2021/22​


Deferral of Assessment & Retrospective Extenuating Circumstances Regulations 2021/22


Graduate Academic Misconduct Procedure 2021/22


Student Conduct Regulations 2021/22


Dual Career Athlete and Coach Policy 2021/22​


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Applying the Regulations in Assessment Boards 

Below you will find links to documents useful in assessment board processing


Module Decisions:

Each module has a decision applied. Some are automatically populated by the System (AP/AF) and others are manually added during the Programme Assessment Board processes (RP, EX and EA).

Programme Boards: