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MPlan, MMath, MBiol, BA, BSc, BEng and LLB Degree and Honours Degree, BMedSci and BOst Honours Degree, DipHE, CertHE, Foundation Diploma, Graduate Diploma and Diploma in Advanced Study.
Additional Regulations for Students Admitted with Credit
This appendix should be read in conjunction with the Modular Course Regulations and is specifically referred to in Regulation 12.
A1 A student admitted with credit should normally have a specific number of module credits recognised as credited at the commencement of the course of study. The total amount that may be credited is limited by the provisions of the Regulation 14 (ii).
A2 The total requirements for awards shall apply. The requirement to pass any specified modules or any specific number of modules, may be met by including those modules which have been recognised as credited.
A3 Foundation Diploma Regulation 3 applies with the following addition.
The time allowed to complete the award is dependent on the time used to gain the credit awarded on admission and is specified in Schedule 6.3.
A4 CertHE, DipHE, Diploma in Advanced Study, Graduate Diploma Regulations 4, 5, 8 or 9 apply as appropriate with the following addition: The time allowed to complete the award is dependent on the time used to gain the credit awarded on admission and is specified in Schedule 6.3 below for Cert. HE, Diploma in Advanced Study and Graduate Diploma and Schedule 6.0a for Dip HE.
A5 Degree without Honours Regulation 6 applies with the following addition: The time allowed to complete the award is dependent on the time used to gain the credit awarded on admission and is specified in Schedules 6.0a below for 3 year degrees and 6.0b for 4 year degrees.
A6 Honours Degree and Integrated Master's Degree Regulation 7 applies with the following additions and modifications:
*For the purposes of this regulation where a placement year is required it does not count in the number of semesters specified under Schedule 6.0a
Credit Schedule 6.0a
Schedule for 3 year degree programmes
Schedule for Dip. HE
Number of credits being transferred
Semesters Used of 'normal time'
Semesters remaining of 'normal time' "22 Rule” Applies after
Maximum number of semesters remaining of Maximum 12
Maximum number of semesters remaining of Maximum 14
Maximum number of semesters remaining of Maximum 16
Credit Schedule 6.0b
Schedule for 4 year degree programmes and Integrated Master's programmes
Semesters remaining of 'normal time' "22 Rule” and “30 Rule” Applies after
Maximum number of semesters remaining of Maximum 20
Credit Schedule 6.2
Maximum number of ‘acceptable’ credits permitted with the following number of transferred failed credit
Number of ‘acceptable’ credits
Honours on Best
Maximum number of ‘acceptable’ credits if longer than ‘normal’
1 failed credit
2 failed credits
3 failed credits
4 failed credits
5 failed credits
6 failed credits
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
14 14 13 12 11 10 9
21 20 19 18 17 16 15
20 19 18 17 16 15 14
19 18 17 16 15 14 13
18 17 16 15 14 13 12
17 16 15 14 13 12 11
16 15 14 13 12 11 10
15 14 13 12 11 10 9
All students must still normally pass 3 modules in each year of study to be allowed to continue. NB The maximum time specified includes any temporary withdrawal that is approved.
See regulations 6 (iii) and 7 (iv) for the maximum periods of registration for the double subjects in Health & Social Care.
Credit Schedule 6.3
Schedule for Cert. HE, Diploma in Advanced Study and Graduate Diploma
Semesters Used of 'Normal Time'
Semesters remaining of Maximum time
Semesters Used of 'Normal Time'