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Regulations for Awards

These regulations were initially adopted by the, then, Academic Board at its meeting on 20 May 1994.  The edition available incorporates all the amendments made between then and August 2016.

These regulations apply to all students. 

Please Note: This section contains both the 2015 and 2016 editions of the handbook. Please ensure you select the appropriate version.

 Regulations for Awards August 2016 Edition

You can either download the Full Handbook August 2016 or look up the relevant section.

2016 Introduction - includes information on amendments and additions to any previous versions.

2016 Section A - Awards and Principles

2016 Section B - Validation, Approval and Review

2016 Section C - Regulations for Approved Courses of Study

  • C1 - General regulations
  • C2 - Regulations for awards

2016 Section D - The Admission of Students to Courses of Study

  • D1: Principles of admission
  • D2: Requirements for admission
  • D3: Admission with credit

2016 Section E - The Assessment of Students on Courses of Study

  • E1: General Principles
  • E2: Regulations governing assessment in the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme
  • E3: Extenuating Circumstances, Assessment Boards and External Examiners
  • E4: Regulations on External Examiners

2016 Section F - Regulations Governing Research Degrees and Research Diplomas

2016 Section G - Regulation for the Conferment of Awards

2016 Section H - Higher Doctorates

2016 Appendix 1 - Marking and Publication of Results

2016 Appendix 2 - Guidelines for External Examiners and Forms

2016 Appendix 3‌ - University Guidelines on Moderation, Second Marking and Student Rights for a Re-mark

2016 Appendix 4 - University Guidelines on Managing Accreditation of Prior Learning Claims

2016 Appendix 5 ‌‌- Listing of Discontinued University Awards

2016 Appendix 6 - Glossary

 

Regulations for Awards August 2015 Edition

You can either download the Full Handbook August 2015 or look up the relevant section.

2015 Introduction - includes information on amendments and additions to any previous versions.

2015 Section A - Awards and Principles

2015 Section B - Validation, Approval and Review

2015 Section C - Regulations for Approved Courses of Study

  • C1 - General regulations
  • C2 - Regulations for awards

2015 Section D - The Admission of Students to Courses of Study

  • D1: Principles of admission
  • D2: Requirements for admission
  • D3: Admission with credit

2015 Section E - The Assessment of Students on Courses of Study

  • E1: General Principles
  • E2: Regulations governing assessment in the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme
  • E3: Assessment Boards and External Examiners
  • E4: Regulations on External Examiners
  • E5: Grading Scales

2015 Section F - Regulations Governing Research Degrees and Research Diplomas

  • F1: Principles
  • F2: Regulations for the Award of Master in Research, Master of Enterprise, Master of Arts by Research, Master of Science by Research, Master of Philosophy, Professional Doctorates, Doctor of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy by Publication

2015 Section G - Regulation for the Conferment of Awards

2015 Section H - Higher Doctorates

2015 Appendix 1 - Marking and Publication of Results

2015 Appendix 2 - Guidelines for External Examiners and Forms

2015 Appendix 3 - University Guidelines on Moderation, Second Marking and Student Rights for a Re-mark

2015 Appendix 4 - University Guidelines on Managing Accreditation of Prior Learning Claims

2015 Appendix 5 ‌‌- Listing of Discontinued University Awards

2015 Appendix 6 - Glossary

Last updated Tuesday 11 October 2016
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