Academic Regulations

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The university’s Academic Regulations are designed to ensure the university is able to fulfil its responsibilities under the Articles of Government in exercising its degree awarding powers.

Academic Procedures and Processes

The Academic Procedures and Processes (including the Procedures and Processes for Collaborative Provision) expand on the Academic Regulations, providing more detail about how the Academic Regulations operate in practice.

The Academic Procedures and Processes contains the following:

The arrangements for External Examining is detailed in a number of procedures:

AQD also has a page dedicated to External Examiners.

Academic Appeals Procedures (Appx 5) – This defines academic appeals and details how the University considers and acts upon claims.

Procedures for the Award of Credit for Prior Learning (APL) (Appx 6) – This defines the limits of APL and details how claims for APL are processed and considered.  Claims for APL are made via a dedicated APL team with Admissions who have a range of guidance available.

Degree and Award Ceremony Procedures (New – Appx 7)

Policy and Procedures for Collaborative Provision – This defines Collaborative Provision and details the processes in place to approve and manage collaborative partnerships. AQD has a page dedicated to collaborative provision. Collaborative Provision is more widely supported by the Academic Partnerships Team.