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Changes to policy and curriculum

Academic Conduct Policy

Summary of significant changes since last version

There are a number of significant changes from the previous version of this policy (Version No. 1.0). These are:

a) Update to recognise the Office for Students (OfS) conditions as well as Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) conditions.

b) Updated the introduction.

c) Rewording definitions to improve coverage and clarity.

d) Added section 3.6 on falsification of work in an assignment.

e) Amended the procedures (section 4) to include a new process for informal cautions or warnings.

f) Amended section 5 on penalties to be more specific about remarks and penalty score deductions.

g) Updated the information on appeals.

h) Added a definition of serious academic misconduct.