Academic Regulations

Academic regulations are there to assure the University’s academic standards and to ensure that all students are treated consistently and fairly.

Current academic assessment regulations

The following regulations apply to all of the University’s taught academic programmes delivered in the UK or overseas by whatever mode or regime.

Regulations are subject to annual review so it is important that you refer to the current version on this web page.

Variations to regulations

Variations to these regulations for specific modules or programmes are detailed in individual Programme Specifications and Programme Handbooks. Regulations are sometimes varied for individual partners or to meet Professional Body requirements.

The following programmes have specific regulatory variations which are appended to the above document:

Pre-Registration Nursing programmes (Undergraduate) – see Appendix 1

  • BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult)
  • BSc (Hons) Nursing (Children’s)
  • BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health)

Pre-Registration Nursing programme (Postgraduate) – see Appendix 2

  • PGDip Nursing (Adult)
  • PGDip Nursing (Children’s)
  • PGDip Nursing (Mental Health)

Social Work programmes (Undergraduate and postgraduate) – see Appendix 3

  • BSc (Hons) Social Work
  • MSc Social Work
  • PGDip Social Work (Step-Up programme)

BA (Hons) Air Transport Management with Airline Pilot Training – see Appendix 4

BA (Hons) Acting – see Appendix 5

Archived academic assessment regulations