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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.

New policy

The Assessment and Feedback Principles & Priorities provide a framework and reference point for reviewing and guiding assessment and feedback practice and sit alongside the Taught Assessment Regulations.

Updated regulations

Amendments to the degree and assessment regulations are highlighted in the key changes documents below.

Taught assessment

Information about all the changes is available in the Key Changes document.

Postgraduate research assessment

We have clarified that corrections to MSc by Research dissertations are only permitted where the recommendation is offer resubmission for MSc by Research.

Degree regulations


We have updated the regulations to clarify the two-week timing of admittance rule applies to core and compulsory courses.

Undergraduate Degree Regulations (pdf)


We have clarified recognition of  prior learning to reflect 240 credit masters programmes.

Postgraduate Degree Regulations (pdf)