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Changes to policy and curriculum

Academic Regulations 2021/22 (Taught Courses)

In March 2021, The Open University published its new Academic Regulations 2021/22 (Taught Courses) for the first time. This document presents the academic regulations which apply to taught courses at The Open University, whether you are studying a module as a standalone course or are studying a registered undergraduate or taught postgraduate qualification.

The changes made:

There have been several significant changes to this policy:

  1. Replaced Student Charter Principles with relevant new Student Charter Values in The Open University Student Charter Values section
  2. Updated the ‘Equality Act 2010’ to ‘Equality Act 2010 in England, Scotland and Wales, the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 for Northern Ireland, or any other statutory duty or obligation’ throughout the document

For more help or information

Please talk to your Student Support Team if you need any further information. You can find out how to contact them on Contact the OU.