Academic regulations

Handbook of academic regulations

What's new in 2016? All key changes to the handbook are detailed within the schedule of changes.

If you are a current student and you have queries or require further details please contact your Faculty Registry Office.

The University has made changes to its undergraduate curriculum, starting in the 2016/17 academic year. Find out more about the changes and how they may affect you on the curriculum changes page.

Handbook of Academic Regulations 2016/17 (PDF)

Part 1 Context 

Section 1 Introduction (PDF)

Section 2 Statutes and Principles (PDF)

Part 2 Admissions Regulations for Taught Courses

Section 3 Admissions Regulations for Taught Courses (PDF)

Section 4 Recognition of Prior Learning (APL) Regulations (PDF)

Part 3 Assessment Regulations for Taught Courses

Section 5 General Regulations (PDF)

Section 6 Coursework Assessment Regulations (PDF)

Section 7 Examinations: Regulations for students, staff and invigilators (PDF)

Section 8 Individual Examination and Assessment Arrangements (PDF)

Section 9 Viva Voce Examinations (PDF)

Section 10 Academic Misconduct Regulations (PDF)

Section 11 Mitigating Circumstances (MCs) Regulations (PDF)

Section 12 Marking Moderation and External Scrutiny (PDF)

Part 4 Assessment Boards for Taught Courses

Section 13 The Determination of Results - The Role of External Examines (PDF)

Section 14 The Operation of Assessment Boards (PDF)

Section 15 Publication of Results (PDF)

Section 16 Academic Appeal Regulations (PDF)

Academic Appeal Process Chart (PDF)

Part 5 Module Framework for Taught Courses

Section 17 Framework for Undergraduate Courses – For Levels 3, 4 and 5 only (PDF)

Section 17 Framework for Undergraduate Courses – For Level 6 only (PDF)

Section 18 Framework for Postgraduate Courses (PDF)

Section 19 Framework for Study Abroad and Exchange Students (PDF)

Part 6 Conferment for Taught Courses

Section 20 Regulations for the Conferment of Awards of the University of Westminster (PDF)

Part 7 Definitions

Section 21 Definitions (PDF)

Part 8: Appendices

Appendix A (PDF)

Download the previous Handbook of Academic Regulations 2015/16 (PDF 2.3MB).

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