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The Code of practice for assessment and academic related matters

The Code of Practice brings together all matters related to the process of assessment.

It presents the university's assessment policies and procedures by topic following the sequence of the assessment process.

The Code of Practice for Assessment (document in full)

Code of Practice for Assessment & Academic-Related Matters 2020-21 (PDF 3.5 MB)

Code of Practice for Assessment Briefing Note 2020-21 (PDF 0.1 MB)

Code of Practice for Assessment & Academic-Related Matters 2019-20 (PDF 2.7 MB)

The Code of Practice for Assessment (by section)

Section 1: Introduction 2020-21 (PDF 0.2 MB)

Section 2: Governing Principles 2020-21 (PDF 0.1 MB)

Section 3: Key Dates 2020-21 (PDF, 35.8 kB)

Section 4: Recognition of Prior Learning Policy 2020-21 (PDF 0.2 MB)

Section 5: Change of Programme Policy and Procedure 2020-21 (PDF 0.1 MB)

Section 6: Module Enrolment & Module Changes Policy 2020-21 (PDF 0.2 MB)

Section 7: Suspension of Study for Taught Students Policy 2020-21 (PDF 0.2 MB)

Section 8: Assessment Formats 2020-21 (PDF 0.2 MB)

Section 9: Non-examination Assessment Policy 2020-21 (PDF 0.2 MB)

Section 10: Examination Policy 2020-21 (PDF, 0.3 MB)

Section 11: Retention of Student Work Policy 2020-21 (33.7 kB)

Section 12: Contingency Plans for Staff Shortages 2020-21 (PDF 0.2 MB)

Section 13: Individual Exam & Assessment Arrangement Policy 2020-21 (PDF 0.2 MB)

Section 14: Alternative Assessment Policy 2020-21 (PDF 0.1 MB)

Section 15: Independent Learning Units Policy 2020-21 (PDF 0.1 MB)

Section 16: Exceptional Circumstances Policy 2020-21 (PDF 0.5 MB)

Section 17: Programme Extension Policy 2020-21 (PDF, 0.2 MB)

Section 18: Module Repeats Policy 2020-21 (PDF 87.1 kB)

Section 19: Incoming Exchange Students 2020-21 (PDF 0.1 MB)

Section 20: Outgoing Exchange Students 2020-21 (PDF 0.2 MB)

Section 21: Mark Conversion Principles for Study Abroad 2020-21 (PDF 99.2 kB)

Section 22: Academic Integrity 2020-21 (PDF 92.8 kB)

Section 23: Academic Misconduct Policy 2020-21 (PDF 0.3 MB)

Section 24: Case Consultation Policy 2020-21 (PDF 0.1 MB)

Section 25: Standards Review Policy 2020-21 (PDF 0.1 MB)

Section 26: Fitness to Study Policy 2020-21 (PDF 0.2 MB)

Section 27: Fitness to Practise Policy 2020-21 (PDF, 0.1 MB)

Section 28: Marking and Moderation Policy 2020-21 (PDF 0.2 MB)

Section 29: Anonymous Marking Policy 2020-21 (PDF 0.1 MB)

Section 30: Agreed Penalties Policy 2020-21 (PDF 0.1 MB)

Section 31: Feedback Policy 2020-21 (PDF, 0.1 MB)

Section 32: Verification & Submission of Marks Policy 2020-21 (PDF, 74.9 kB)

Section 33: Assessment Schemes 2020-21 (PDF 0.1 MB)

Section 34: Scheme A Marking Scales 2020-21 (PDF 0.2 MB)

Section 35: Scheme A Undergraduate Progression 2020-21 (PDF 0.3 MB)

Section 36: Scheme A Postgraduate & Graduate Progression 2020-21 (PDF 0.1 MB)

Section 37: Scheme A Reassessment 2020-21 (PDF 0.2 MB)

Section 38: Scheme A Undergraduate Awards 2020-21 (PDF 0.3 MB)

Section 39: Scheme A Postgraduate Awards 2020-21 (PDF 0.3 MB)

Section 40: Scheme B Marking Scales 2020-21 (PDF 0.2 MB)

Section 41: Scheme B Undergraduate Progression 2020-21 (PDF 0.2 MB)

Section 42: Scheme B Postgraduate & Graduate Progression 2020-21 (PDF 0.1 MB)

Section 43: Scheme B Reassessment 2020-21 (PDF 0.2 MB)

Section 44: Scheme B Undergraduate Awards 2020-21 (PDF 0.3 MB)

Section 45: Scheme B Postgraduate Awards 2020-21 (PDF 0.2 MB)

Section 46: Aegrotat Awards 2020-21 (PDF 75.4 kB)

Section 47: External Examiners for Taught Programmes 2020-21 (PDF 0.4 MB)

Section 48: School Assessment Board meetings 2020-21 (PDF 0.1 MB)

Section 49: Protocol for School Assessment Board Analysis 2020-21 (PDF 100.7 kB)

Section 50: Mark Scaling Policy 2020-21 (PDF 102 kB)

Section 51: Special Cases Committee 2020-21 (PDF 81.3 kB)

Section 52: Progress and Award Examination Panel 2020-21 (PDF 91.4 kB)

Section 53: Recording and Publication of Results 2020-21 (PDF 89.9 kB)

Section 54: Professional Registration Procedure 2020-21 (PDF 69 kB)

Section 55: Graduation, Certificates, Transcripts & Prizes 2020-21 (PDF 0.1 MB)

Section 56: Appeals Policy 2020-21 (PDF 0.3 MB)

Section 57: Glossary 2020-21 (PDF 0.1 MB)

Section 58: Appendices 2020-21 (PDF 0.2 MB)

School assessment panels and boards

These documents describe the purpose, consitution and terms of reference for the university's School assessment panels and School assessment boards.

School Assessment Panel (SAP) Terms of Reference 2020-21 (PDF, 0.1 MB)

School Assessment Board (SAB) Terms of Reference 2020-21 (PDF, 0.1 MB)

Study abroad mark conversion

This document contains the scales for converting marks from study abroad institutions.

Conversion Table Scales (PDF 0.2 MB)

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