Postgraduate study

Assessment and regulations

Find out more about taught assessment regulations.

Assessment regulations

The University of Edinburgh's assessment regulations regulations will apply to taught and postgraduate research assessment for courses and programmes assessed in the current academic year.

Assessment regulations

Plagiarism and academic misconduct

Guidance from Academic Services on the University's procedures for handling plagiarism and academic misconduct.

Plagiarism and academic misconduct

Academic appeals

Guidance from Academic Services on what to do if you are considering lodging an academic appeal.

Academic appeals

 

Word count

For postgraduate assignments within the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures the following rules regarding word count apply.

Course and Dissertation Deadlines

For most postgraduate courses in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures, the following assessment deadlines will apply:

Formatting and submission

General guidance on the formatting and submission of assessments for courses in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures.

Extensions and Special Circumstances

How to apply for an extension to submit coursework up to seven days late, and for Special Circumstances.

Quality assurance

Ensuring the quality of our teaching and research is an important consideration for both the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures and the University of Edinburgh as a whole.

MSc Taught: Progression, dissertation and award

Guidance on dissertation, progression and award for MSc taught students within the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures.

MSc by Research: Dissertation and award

Guidance on dissertation and award for MSc by Research students within the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures.