Academic Regulations, Policy and Procedures 2021/22

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 2021/22, and until further notice.

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

Academic Regulations for Taught Programmes


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

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 Room Regulations

Part I - Exceptional Extenuating Circumstances

Part J - Academic Offences

Part K - Academic Appeals

Part L - Student Code of Conduct

Part M - Student Charter

Part N - Student Entitlement and Responsibilities for FE

Part O - Student Entitlement and Responsibilities for HE

Academic Regulations for Postgraduate Research Programmes

PGR Regulations May 2021

University Student Policies and Procedures

A: Complaints Procedure

B: Disciplinary Procedure

C: Professional Conduct and Professional Suitability Procedure

D: Fitness to participate in university life

E: Sexual Misconduct Policy

F: Grievance Procedure: Grievances against Students

G: Student pregnancy, maternity and paternity - Supporting guidance and procedure

H: Research ethics

I: University Procedure for supporting transgender students

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

K: Policy on drug and alcohol misuse

L: Translation Policy

M: Admissions Policy

N: DBS Policy

O: University of Derby Intellectual Property Policy for Students


General regulations

A: Programme Management

B: Internal Moderation

C: External Examiners

D: Undergraduate Assessment Boards

E: Postgraduate Assessment Boards

F: Effective Student Feedback and Representation

G: Dual / Joint Award Framework 


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Additional information

  • Academic regulations 2020/21
  • Academic regulations 2019/20
  • Academic regulations 2018/19
  • Academic regulations 2017/18
  • Academic regulations 2016/17
  • Academic regulations 2015/16
  • Academic regulations 2014/15