An update was made to the MRes regulations to provide clarity regarding the maximum word count of a thesis dependent on credit size. The revised regulation applies to all students from September 2020.
MODULE EXCEPTIONAL AMENDMENT FORM
A revised version of the Exceptional Amendment Form was created in relation to taught module enrolment and registering for additional credits.
Introduction of the University's policy on proofreading.
Introduction of University's policy on self-certification
ACADEMIC MISCONDUCT POLICY
Updates were made to the academic misconduct policy to provide examples of 'proven intent' and to provide clarification that it is not the responsibility of invigilators to search for and remove unauthorised materials.
A new page was created for the current version of the MRes regulations, that came into effect as of September 2020. The new regulations were created to reflect that 60 credits should normally be obtained from taught modules, however when 60 credits are not available, or if the School does not consider them appropriate for a research degree, supplementary regulations may stipulate a smaller number of taught credits.
VOLUNTARY INTERRUPTION OF STUDY
An update was made to the voluntary interruption of study policy to bring it in line with the University's fitness to study policy with regards to return to study.
UNDERGRADUATE STUDY REGULATIONS FROM SEPTEMBER 2020
A page was created for the new Undergraduate Study Regulations that came into effect as of September 2020. The new regulations reflect a decision to remove the '8' in the borderline for Undergraduate regulations. These new regulations apply to all students who entered their qualifying year or Part 1 from September 2020.
EXCEPTIONAL REGULATIONS FROM SEPTEMBER 2020
For the academic year 2020/21, only the following exceptional regulations in response to the Covid-19 pandemic 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
Outcomes from the application of all other exceptional regulations during the 2019/20 academic year, will be honoured, and used in all future decision making, they can be viewed here.