Assessment, Progression and Awarding: Taught Programmes Handbook

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Please note: the Dean of Faculty/Deans of Faculties has approved temporary revisions to this policy [including but not limited to sections 2.11, 2.13, 2.7, 2.8, 7.5.1, 7.8chapter 10, and 11.5 ] to ensure that appropriate alternative arrangements required during this period 2019/20 have been made. Information on the temporary arrangements in place may be consulted here: Exceptional Years Handbook: Chapter 1. The temporary arrangements will be in place for the duration of the 2019/20 academic year, please ensure you have consulted the latest information available online before taking any action or providing any advice in connection with this policy.

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Please note: the Dean of Faculty/Deans of Faculties has approved temporary revisions to this policy [chapter 9] to ensure that appropriate alternative arrangements required during this period 2020/21 have been made. Information on the temporary arrangements in place may be consulted here: Exceptional Years Handbook: Chapter 6. The temporary arrangements will be in place for the duration of the 2020/21 academic year, please ensure you have consulted the latest information available online before taking any action or providing any advice in connection with this policy.

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12 - Academic conduct and practice

12.1 Introduction
12.2 General Principles
12.3 Definitions and Offences
12.4 Categories of Academic Misconduct
12.5 Poor Academic Practice
12.6 Academic Misconduct
12.7 Severe Academic Misconduct
12.8 Responsibilities for Partner Institutions
12.9 Responsibilities of the University
12.10 Responsibilities of Colleges
12.11 Responsibilities of Students
12.12 Delegation of Responsibility
12.13 Procedures at College Level for Dealing with Suspected Poor Academic Practice, Academic Misconduct and Severe Academic Misconduct
12.14 In cases where the Senior Academic Conduct Officer determines that the Poor Academic Practice should be seen at an Academic Honesty Workshop
12.15 In cases where the Senior Academic Conduct Officer determines that the Poor Academic Practice should be seen at a Discipline Level Meeting
12.16 In cases where the Senior Academic Conduct Officer determines that the Poor Academic Practice should be seen at a College Level Meeting
12.17 Arrangements for Discipline and College Level Meetings
12.18 Manageing Academic Misconduct - Procedures at University Level for dealing with Suspected Poor Academic Practice, Academic Misconduct and/or Severe Academic Misconduct
12.19 Tariff of Penalties
12.20 Managing Academic Misconduct - Procedures for Examination Offences
12.21 Establishment of a Review Panel
12.22 Outcomes from a Review Panel for Examination Offences
12.22 Appeals

Appendix A - Structure within Colleges and Role Descriptors

Appendix B - Process for considering cases of Suspected Academic Misconduct within Formative Work

Appendix C - Policy in relation to Investigations and Hearings involving Group Work

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