B2 Appendix to the Regulations

  • MEng, 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:

    1. Course Requirements
      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.
    2. Classification
      The number of acceptable module credits included in the average will be based on the minimum number of acceptable module credits awarded at entry as specified in Schedule 6.2.
    3. Limitation on Modules taken
      The normal period of full-time study 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 four year degrees.  A candidate for an honours degree completing the Course in a period longer than this who, at entry, must pass the number of acceptable modules specified in Schedule 6.2 below, shall not be permitted to take more than the total number of acceptable module credits also specified in Schedule 6.2.

    *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

    Semesters
    Used of 'normal time'

    Maximum number of semesters remaining of Maximum 12

    1

    To

    16

    6

    0

    6

    8

    10

    6

    6

    5

    1

    7

    9

    11

    5

    7

    4

    2

    8

    10

    12

    4

    8

    3

    3

    9

    11

    13

    3

    9

    2

    4

    10

    12

    14

    2

    10

    1

    5

    11

    13

    15

    1

    11

     

    Credit Schedule 6.0b

     

    Schedule for 4  year degree programmes and Integrated Master's programmes

    Number of credits being transferred

    Semesters
    Used of 'normal time'

    Semesters remaining of 'normal time'
    "22 Rule” and “30 Rule” Applies after

    Maximum number of semesters remaining of Maximum 14

    Maximum number of semesters remaining of Maximum 16

    Maximum number of semesters remaining of Maximum 20

    1

     

    To

     

    24

    8

    0

    6

    8

    12

    7

    1

    7

    9

    13

    6

    2

    8

    10

    14

    5

    3

    9

    11

    15

    4

    4

    10

    12

    16

    3

    5

    11

    13

    17

    2

    6

    12

    14

    18

    1

    7

    13

    15

    19

    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

    0

    14

    22

    21

    20

    19

    18

    17

    16

    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

    8

    8

    14

    13

    12

    11

    10

    9

    8

    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 Foundation Courses

    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'

    Semesters remaining of Maximum time

    3

    1

    5

    1

    2

    2

    4

    2

    1

    3

    3

    3

     

     

    2

    4

     

     

    1

    5