New and Updated Regulations for 2016-17

  • The table below provides details of changes and updates made to the University Regulations during the current academic year. Unless otherwise indicated, the changes take effect immediately. Please ensure that you are familiar with any new or revised regulations that apply to your programme of study.

    Regulation Nature of change/s Approved by
    A1.1.2 Academic awards offered by the University New award for Professional Doctorate in Nursing (DN).
    Full details (PDF, members of Brookes only)
    Academic Board,
    8 February 2017
    A2.5 Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) Addition to section A2.5.2 (the award of credit for prior learning). 
    Full details - minute 1503 (PDF, members of Brookes only)
    Academic Enhancement & Standards Committee by Chair's Action,
    16 July 2016
    A3.14 Grading Schemes and GPA Regulations Amendment to A3.14.4.i to remove reference to Combined Studies Examination Committee.   Academic Enhancement & Standards Committee,
    14 September 2016
    B1 Foundation Degree Regulations and Level 6 Top-Up Regulations Addition of specific assessment regulations applying to FD programmes and inclusion of level 6 top-up programmes.
    Full details (PDF, members of Brookes only) 
    Academic Enhancement & Standards Committee,
    14 September 2016
    B2 UMP Regulations

    Inclusion of Integrated Master's degrees (B2.8).
    Full details (PDF, members of Brookes only) 

    Amendment to B2.14 (credit transfer). 
    Full details - minute 1503  (PDF, members of Brookes only)

    Academic Board,

    13 July 2016 

    Academic Enhancement & Standards Committee by Chair's Action,
    16 July 2016

    B6 Research Degrees Regulations Amendments following a regular review of the regulations by the Research Degrees Committee. 
    Full details (PDF, members of Brookes only)
    Academic Board,
    27 April 2016
    C1.1 Academic Conduct Regulations and Procedure An updated and revised set of regulations to improve clarity and reduce complexity of the conduct procedure, and to take into account recent good practice guidelines in the sector.
    Full details (PDF, members of Brookes only)
    Board of Governors,
    28 September 2016
    C1.2 Student Conduct Regulations and Procedure An updated and revised set of regulations to improve clarity and reduce complexity of the conduct procedure, and to take into account recent good practice guidelines in the sector.
    Full details (PDF, members of Brookes only)
    Board of Governors,
    28 September 2016
    C2 Student Complaint Procedure Updates from the annual review.
    Full details (PDF, members of Brookes only)
    Academic Enhancement & Standards Committee,
    25 May 2016
    C3 Academic Appeals Updates from the annual review.
    Full details (PDF, members of Brookes only)
    Academic Enhancement & Standards Committee,
    25 May 2016
    C4 Policy on the Use of Text-matching Software

    Revised to include the use of Turnitin and other text-matching software used by the University.
    Full details (PDF, members of Brookes only) 

    Academic Registrar,
    14 December 2016
    E1 Student Admissions Policy A revised policy for the admission of students.
    Full details (PDF, members of Brookes only)
    Academic Board,
    13 July 2016
    E17 Timetabling Policy A revised policy allowing for a more flexible and agile approach to timetabling across the University.
    Full details (PDF, members of Brookes only)
    Academic Board,
    26 April 2016
    E21 Guidance on Proofreading Guidelines on academic conduct approaches to checking (proofreading) academic work.
    Full details (PDF, members of Brookes only)
    Academic Board,
    28 April 2015
    E23 Policy and Procedure on Harassment and Bullying This new policy replaces the Policy on Dignity and Respect at Work and comprises an overarching policy statement which applies to all members of the University community.
    Full details (PDF, members of Brookes only)
    Executive Board,
    5 December 2016
    Semester dates Revised and proposed semester dates for 2016-17 and 2017-18.
    Full details (PDF, members of Brookes only)
    Academic Board,
    28 April 2015