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New for 2020/21

Updated and new University policies, regulations and guidance for academic session 2020/21 for assessment, student learning support, research students and the quality framework.

Policies and regulations have implications for staff and students across the University. Schools and Colleges should take account of the changes listed below in their practice and the information they provide to students and staff.

Assessment and degree regulations

Key changes and updates to the Taught Assessment Regulations, Postgraduate Assessment Regulations for Research Degrees and the Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degree Regulations.

Student learning and support

Updates to Special Circumstances Policy.

Quality framework

Changes to annual monitoring processes for 2020/21, guidance updates for course creation approval and management, and mid-course feedback and updated programme and course handbooks policy.

Research students

Updated Postgraduate Assessment Regulations for Research Degrees and Code of Practice for Supervisors and Research Students.

Student policies

Updated Student Appeal Regulations and Student Voice Policy.

Removed policies

Policies and guidance that have been superseded or incorporated elsewhere.

Policy advice

Academic Services can provide advice and support for academic and professional staff on academic policies, regulations and guidance. If you have any questions about the University’s academic policy framework, contact us.

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