B2 Undergraduate Modular Programme Regulations

  • BA, BSc, BEng, LLB Degree and Honours Degree, BMedSci and BOst Honours Degree, Graduate Diploma, DipHE, CertHE and Foundation Diploma Regulations

    These regulations are based on the principles of credit accumulation and transfer. Each module is credit rated and each award carries specified credit. There is a glossary at the end. 

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    B2.1 Registration

    B2.2 Certificate in University English

    B2.3 Foundation Diploma

    B2.4 Certificate of Higher Education

    B2.5 Diplomas of Higher Education

    B2.6 Degree without Honours

    B2.7 Honours Degree

    B2.8 Integrated Master's Degree

    B2.9 Diploma in Advanced Study

    B2.10 Graduate Diploma

    B2.12 Oral Distinction in Languages

    B2.13 Medical and Other Evidence

    B2.14 Admissions with Credit and Credit Transfer

    B2.15 Grades

    B2.16 Progression

    B2.17 Fee Assessment

    B2.18 Transcript

    B2.19 Award Titles

    B2.20 Specific Subject Requirements

    B2.21 Plagiarism and Collusion

    B2.22 Compensation for Failure

    B2.23 Interpretation

    B2.24 Regulations for Associate Students

    Appendix to the Regulations

    Glossary of Terms

    For further information about these regulations, please contact the Head of Student Records and Curriculum Management.

    Last updated:

    • Academic Enhancement & Standards Committee, 21 May 2014 (change to credit rules in B2.7vi Limitation on Modules taken - "The 22 Rule")
    • Academic Enhancement & Standards Committee, 4 December 2014 (change to B2.14ii Grades)
    • Academic Board, 11 February 2015 (change to B2.6 and B2.13)
    • Academic Enhancement & Standards Committee, 17 June 2015 (variation to B2.5, B2.6, B2.7)
    • Academic Board, 13 July 2016 (inclusion of Integrated Master’s regulations)
    • Academic Enhancement & Standards Committee, 19 July 2016, by Chair’s Action (amendment to B2.14) 
    • Academic Enhancement & Standards Committee, 7 March 2018 (addition of variation B2.14.iv)
    • Quality and Learning Infrastructure Committee, 20 September 2018 by Chair's Action and ratified by Committee on 20 February 2019 (amendment to B2.5ii) 
    • Academic Board, 10 April 2019 (removal of B2.11 Certificate of Associate Study and addition to B2.16vi)
    • Academic Board, 11 July 2018 (changes to resit and retake policy effective from 1 September 2019)
    • July 2019 (changes to B2.15 arising from Academic Board approval of paper AB190410/08) 
    • Approved by QLIC Chair’s Action, 20 August 2019 (new variation to B2.6iv Programme requirements - paper QLIC190918/07)