1.1 The degrees and awards of York St John University are:
|BA||Bachelor of Arts|
|BHSc||Bachelor of Health Sciences|
|BSc||Bachelor of Science|
|CertHE||Certificate of Higher Education|
|DipHE||Diploma of Higher Education|
|LLB||Bachelor of Laws|
|MA||Master of Arts|
|MBA||Master of Business Administration|
|MDes||Master of Design|
|MFA||Master of Fine Arts|
|MSc||Master of Science|
|MPhil||Master of Philosophy|
|MAbyRes||MA by Research|
|MScbyRes||MSc by Research|
|PGCE||Postgraduate Certificate in Education|
|PhD||Doctor of Philosophy|
1.2 The Academic Board is responsible for approving and for rescinding any type of award offered by the University.
4 Periods of study
4.1 The standard periods of study for York St John University awards are defined in the Regulations for Undergraduate Awards, the Regulations for Taught Postgraduate Awards, the Regulations for Professional Doctorate Awards and the Regulations for Research Degree Awards. Where specified in a programme specification, the duration of a programme of study may vary from the standard period.
5 Aegrotat award
5.1 Where a student is prevented by illness from completing a taught award, an unclassified Aegrotat may be awarded by the Board of Examiners for Progress and Award on the recommendation of the Chair of the School Assessment Panel and with the support of the External Examiners always provided that:
6 Posthumous award
6.1 Posthumous awards may be made by the Board of Examiners for Progress and Award on the recommendation of the Chair of the School Assessment Panel and with the support of the External Examiners and upon such evidence as the Board requires. Criteria are not specified; each case is considered on its merits. The Board of Examiners for Progress and Award has discretion to make the posthumous award for which the candidate was aiming irrespective of the point reached in the programme of study.
8 Withholding and withdrawing awards
8.1 The University reserves the right to withhold and/or withdraw awards where individual students have not fulfilled all the requirements for award or are subsequently found not to have fulfilled the requirements, including where academic misconduct is proven following the conferral of an award.