University Regulations, Policies and Procedures

This page contains the regulations, policies and procedures, including the Common Credit Framework, underpinning the governance and management of all courses offered by the University.

Enrolment on to a University course is conditional upon students agreeing to familiarise themselves and complying with all University regulations and policies as listed below.  Policies marked with * form part of the student contract.

Academic Misconduct Regulations*

Assessment Policy

Assessment Feedback Policy

Assessment Cover Sheet

Assessment Feedback Form

Awards of the University

Common Credit Framework (CCF) for Taught Programmes*

CCF Regulations Appendix 1: Generic Mark Descriptors

Dissertation Policy

Dissertation Policy Appendix 1: Generic Dissertation Unit Descriptors

Reading List Policy

Personal Development Tutorial Policy

Examination Regulations*

Mitigating Circumstances Regulations *

Mitigating Circumstances Guidance and Form

Placement Learning Policy

Placement Learning Policy - FE Supplement

Placement Learning Agreement

Placement Learning Risk Assessment Form

Policy for making adjustments to assessment tasks for students with a Disability/Specific Learning Difference *

Policy for the Submission, Retention and Return of Student Work*

Policy on Internal Verification

Policy on Students Recording Lectures and Teaching Sessions delivered by UCA Staff*

Protocols for the Boards of Examiners

Regulations and Procedures for the Conferment of the Titles of Professor and Reader

Overseas Study Policy*

Overseas Study - unit descriptors

University of Brighton Regulations for MPhil, PhD and Professional Doctorates*

UAL: University of the Arts London Research Degrees Handbook and Regulations*


FE Student Engagement Policy (2019/20)

FE Student Engagement Policy (from September 2020)

FE Teaching Observation Policy 

FE Policy on Internal Verification

Access to HE courses

Access to HE ‐ Complaints and Appeals for Students on Access Courses

LASER - Access to Fair Assessment Policy and Procedure

LASER Centre Handbook

LASER Quality Processes

LASER ‐ Recognition of Prior Learning Policy and Procedure

LASER Learning Aegrotat Awards - Guidance

UAL AB Centre handbook

UAL AB Enquiries and appeals

UAL AB Complaints Policy and Process