Academic Regulations, Policy and Procedures

The validity of regulations, policies and procedures

These Academic and General Regulations apply to all taught programmes, unless specified, and to all students registered on those programmes for the year 2018/19, and until further notice.

The University and Students Universities Policies and Procedures also apply to all students of the University of Derby.


Academic Regulations

Note: for students on Taught Programmes. Part J and K of the Academic Regulations are also relevant to Research Students

Part A - Awards

Part B - Credit Framework

Part C - Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Part D - Enrolment and Registration

Part E - Student Participation

Part F - Assessment Regulations for Undergraduate Programmes

Part G - Assessment Regulations for Postgraduate Programmes

Part H - Examination Regulations

Part I - Exceptional Extenuating Circumstances (EEC)

Part J - Academic Offences

Part K - Academic Appeals

Part L - Student Code of Conduct

Part M - Student Charter 2018

Part N - Student Entitlement and Responsibilities for FE

Part O - Student Entitlement and Responsibilities for HE

University Policies and Procedures

A: Complaints Procedure

B: Disciplinary Procedure

C: Grievance Procedure

D: Translation Policy

E: Admissions Policy

General regulations

A: Programme Management

B: Internal Moderation

C: External Examiners for Taught Programmes

D: Professional Conduct and Professional Suitability Procedure

E: Assessment Boards for Undergraduate Programmes

F: Assessment Boards for Postgraduate Programmes

G: Effective Student Feedback

Student University policies

A: Student pregnancy maternity and paternity policy


C: Research ethics

D: Fitness to participate in university life

E: Policy on Drug and Alcohol Misuse

F: University Procedure for supporting Transgender Students

G: Policy for HE Students under the age of 18 on entry to the University of Derby


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