Assessment Regulations

Information and resources to assist departments with implementation of the University's assessment regulations (Senate Regulation 7)

The University's Assessment Regulations aim to

  • meet the expectations set out in the QAA’s Quality Code
  • ensure a consistent approach to assessment and awards across the institution

Assessment & Award Flow Diagram

Regulations Panel and Board Handbook and other guidance

Senate Approved Assessment Regulations - See Senate Regulation 7

Adobe Acrobat (PDF) Quick guide to Panel and Board report changes for Senate Regulation 5 18/19 (PDF)

Adobe Acrobat (PDF) Guidance on marking moderation (PDF) - approved May 2015. To be read in conjunction with Senate Regulation 7

Handbook for Panels and Boards 2020/21 (PDF)
This Handbook is updated and reissued annually. The version for 2020/21 includes extensive information about the changes to Regulations and Policy that have been put into place for the 2020/21 academic year including

  • Safeguard policies for UG and PGT
  • Revisions to regulations regarding progression and award in 2021, notably the impact of the new scheme of UG award that will apply to graduates for the first time
Training Grading Structure

Adobe Acrobat (PDF) Board Secretary Training 2019 (PDF)

PowerPoint New Board Secretary Remote Training Session 2020 (Powerpoint)

PowerPoint Refresher Board Secretary Remote Training Session 2020 (Powerpoint)

Video Refresher Board Secretary Remote Training Session 2020 (Panopto)


Assessment grading structures:

Module grading structures:

External Examiners Panels and Boards

See the External Examining web page for External Examiner nomination form and guidance about the external examining process

Board of Examiner meeting dates, ARRs and Data Officers

Panel of Examiner meeting dates

Student Records Training Board and Panel Data Collection Forms (new):

Marks Entry training

What's Changed for 2015/16 - Marks Entry

Marks entry - step-by-step guides

MyStudentRecord - through the eyes of an applicant/student

Business Objects Introduction Training

Business Objects Help

Progression codes

Board Secretary Training Handout 2019

Panel information - NEW

Panel information - REVISED

Board information - NEW

Board information - REVISED

Word Template Agenda for Panel of Examiners meeting (Word)

Word Template Agenda for Board of Examiners meeting (Word)

Word Template Minutes for Board of Examiners meeting (Word)

Word Template Attendance List for Board of Examiners (Word)

Adobe Acrobat (PDF) Template for notification of Chair's action - how to correctly complete the form (PDF)

Word Template for Notification of Chair's Actions (Word)

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