Appendix 13 – Foundation Degrees Progression to Honours: 2019-20

The Foundation Degree award is an end qualification within the national framework for Higher Education qualifications and is highly regarded in its own right.  It is however also intended as a progression route to honours degree and all programmes are developed with specified routes identified to achieve this, incorporating bridging programmes where necessary.  This appendix […]

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Appendix 12 – Assessment Boards Operation of Discretion: 2019-20

Appendix 12 details Edge Hill’s regulations governing the operation of discretion to be followed at all Progression and Award Boards. Surprising Terms There is a restriction on the number of reassessment opportunities available to students and the decision to offer a second reassessment opportunity is a Progression/Award Board discretion. Full time students are normally allowed […]

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Appendix 26 – Withdrawal Procedures: 2019-20

Withdrawal procedure provides students with clear guidance on how to complete the withdrawal process and how to seek a review of the decision to withdraw them from their studies. The University endeavours to make the withdrawal process as smooth and transparent as possible. Surprising Terms Sometimes, students experience personal or course-related difficulties that impact on […]

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Academic Regulations 2019-20

The Academic Regulations provide a framework for the University to operate within to deliver programmes and make awards. Appendices

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Appendix 10 – Repeat Year Policy: 2019-20

An academic appeal is a request for a review of a decision of an academic body charged with decisions on student progression, assessment and awards. This includes Assessment and Award Boards, Malpractice Panels and Fitness for Practice Panels. Appendix 22 provides an impartial process and a clear framework for dealing with student academic appeals. Surprising […]

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Appendix 8 – Procedures Relating to Academic Malpractice: 2019-20

The University regards any form of unfair means in an attempt to enhance performance as a serious academic offence that may constitute grounds for exclusion, this includes but is not limited to plagiarism, collusion, falsifying data and impersonation – Appendix 8 sets out the University’s procedures for the management of such academic malpractice. Surprising Terms […]

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Appendix 6 – Guidelines on Reasonable Adjustments and the Assessment of Disabled Students: 2019-20

Appendix 6 sets out Edge Hill’s approach to the assessment of disabled students. The appendix covers the principles informing the University’s position and provides details of the adjustments that can be made to forms of assessment and the procedure to be followed for agreeing such modifications. Surprising Terms Recommendations for alternate or modified assessment must […]

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Appendix 5 – Code of Conduct for Assessment Examination Candidates & Guidance for Invigilators: 2019-20

This policy provides information on the conditions that apply to the submission of coursework and sets out the conduct that is expected of students during formal examinations. The policy also includes details of the procedure that will be followed by staff invigilating examinations. Surprising Terms It is the responsibility of students to ascertain the time […]

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