Quality Manual

Policy A-Z

This section provides links to all policies which form part of the Quality Manual. These pages are applicable to staff and students across all of the UK, China and Malaysia campuses unless stated otherwise.

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Please be aware that during academic year 2019/20, the University introduced exceptional regulations in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. A number of pages within this category either continue to be, or  previously were, affected by these arrangements and have been documented accordingly. 

Policies within the Quality Manual

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Policy for the collection and use of Student Evaluation of Teaching and Student Evaluation of Module surveys

Policy on academic appeals

Policy on academic misconduct

Policy on alternative English language qualifications   ***  Amended for Covid-19  ***

Policy on applicant complaints

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

Policy on conflict of interest

Policy on e-exams

Policy on e-learning and distance learning

Policy on feedback to students

Policy on inappropriate applicant behaviour

Policy on Joint Honours programmes

Policy on long-term conditions or disabilities affecting students ability to study and complete assessment

Policy on marking and grading

Policy on minimum English language entry requirements   ***  Amended for Covid-19  ***

Policy on occasional teachers

Policy on penalties for late submission of assessed work

Policy on PGR maternity / paternity / adoption leave

Policy on PGR sick leave

Policy on proofreading

Policy on student complaints

Policy on students who teach

Policy on the legibility of work submitted for assessment

Policy on the retention of assessed work

Policy to instigate an investigation by an independent person following a complaint to the Students' Union


The thesis pending period (including Policy on extension)

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