B4 Regulations for Postgraduate Taught Programmes

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    B4.1 Introduction

    B4.2 Structure of Postgraduate Programmes

    B4.3 Mode of Study and Maximum Programme Length

    B4.4 Conditions for Satisfactory Progression

    B4.5 English language requirements

    B4.6 Examination Committees and External Examiners

    B4.7 The Assessment of Students

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

    Academic Board, 28 April 2010 

    Last updated:

    • Academic Enhancement & Standards Committee, 1 December 2010 (amendments to rules governing re-assessment)
    • Academic Board, 14 November 2012 (paras. 8.5 and 8.6: amendment to rules for classification of Merit and Distinction)
    • Academic Board, 13 February 2013 (para. 4.3: increase in maximum number of credits that may be attempted)
    • Academic Enhancement & Standards Committee, 22 May 2013 (clarification of rules for calculation of Merit and Distinction for Masters degrees (paras. 8.5-8.7)
    • Academic Enhancement & Standards Committee, 17 June 2015 (variation to B4.3.2)
    • Academic Enhancement & Standards Committee, 16 September 2015 (removal of 4.6 Intermission - replaced with D3)
    • Academic Board, 10 April 2019 (amendment to B4.7.11)
    • Academic Board, 11 July 2018 (changes to resit and retake policy)
    • 18 July 2019 (changes to B4.7 on re-assessement arising from Academic Board approval of paper AB190410/08)