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Exceptional Regulations: Covid-19 - UNUK

This page contains the exceptional regulations that were developed in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Its content only applies to staff and students at the University of Nottingham UK (UNUK).

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During academic year 2019/20, the University of Nottingham introduced exceptional regulations in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Outcomes from the application of those regulations during the 2019/20 academic year, in relation to the below, will be honoured, and used in all future decision making: 

  • Extenuating Circumstances
  • ‘Safety-net marks’ 
  • Covid incomplete module outcomes
  • PGT 60 Credit dissertation
  • Classification
  • Progression
  • MRes and Professional Doctorate
  • PGR UKRI (UNUK only)
  • Doctor of Philosophy and MPhil
  • External Examiners

However, from academic year 2020/21 onwards, only the following exceptional regulations are to be actively applied to a student’s period of study:

  • Extenuating Circumstances 
  • PGR viva
  • Fitness to Practise (MHS) (UNUK and UNM only)
  • Admissions (UNUK only)
  • Personal Tutoring
  • PGR extensions (UNUK only)

All information pertaining to these extended regulations can be found on this page, as well as on each individually affected page within the Quality Manual.

For more information about those regulations which have NOT been extended into 2020/21, please consult the following:

Exceptional Regulations: Covid-19 - UNUK - 2019/20   Flag of United Kingdom

 

From the academic year 2021/22, none of the exceptional regulations will be actively applied to a student's period of study.

 


Extenuating circumstances

The exceptional regulations for Extenuating circumstances and the University's guidance for Extenuating circumstances panels are contained in the following documents:

This document should be read in conjunction with all affected regulations. For more information about these pages, please consult the following:

Extenuating circumstances procedure

Policy on circumstances affecting students' ability to study and complete assessments

Services for Students - Extenuating Circumstances

Guidelines for obtaining medical evidence

The thesis pending period (including Policy on extension)

 

Postgraduate research

The University's guidance for Viva Voce examinations, and the updated Submission Pack for Candidates are contained in the following documents:

These documents should be read in conjunction with all affected regulations. For more information about these pages, please consult the following:

Viva voce examinations

Research degree programmes

Viva voce examinations

Submission pack for candidates

Procedures for assessment

PGR students

The thesis pending period (including Policy on extension)

Policy on circumstances affecting students' ability to study and complete assessments

Research programme regulations

 

Fitness to Practise procedures

The exceptional Fitness to Practise Procedures for the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences are contained in the following document:

This document should be read in conjunction with all affected regulations. For more information about these pages, please consult the following:

Fitness to practise procedures

 

Admissions

The exceptional regulations for English language equivalencies are contained in the following document:

This document should be read in conjunction with all affected regulations. For more information about these pages, please consult the following:

Policy on minimum English language entry requirements

Policy on alternative English language qualifications

 

Personal tutoring

The exceptional regulations for Personal Tutoring are contained in the following document:

This document should be read in conjunction with all affected regulations. For more information about these pages, please consult the following:

Personal tutoring

 
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This content was last modified on 20 August 2021

 

 

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