Regulation and Credit Framework

All programmes and awards are governed by University regulations that are designed to ensure each programme and award is structured, delivered and assessed fairly, consistently and transparently. 

In addition, the University's Assessment Procedures set out the operational procedures for assessment, examinations, Boards of Examiners and operation of the External Examiner system. They promote fairness through the consistent application of the University’s Regulations.

General Regulations for the Conferment of Awards: September 2020 edition

General Regulations for the Conferment of Awards: September 2019 edition

General Regulations for the Conferment of Awards: September 2018 edition

These are applicable to undergraduate and postgraduate taught students who registered from September 2017 onwards, and students that have been transferred to the new regulations.

This document sets out the broad regulations on the types of award the University may approve at each level. It contains regulations on the language of assessment; entry requirements; period and level of study; the award of credit; academic appeals, the use of discretion notwithstanding the regulations; posthumous and aegrotat awards and Academic Board’s oversight responsibilities.

Regulations for Taught Awards: September 2020 edition

Regulations for Taught Awards: September 2019 editon

Regulations for Taught Awards: September 2018 editon

These are applicable to undergraduate and postgraduate taught students who registered from September 2017 onwards, and students that have been transferred to the new regulations.

This document sets out the regulations governing taught awards, including the arrangements for Boards of Examiners; External Examiners; pass, classification, progression and credit requirements (including compensation, trail and progress and reassessment with attendance); examinations and time constrained assessments; recognition of prior learning; assessment and reassessment; and No Detriment for Covid-19.

Regulations for Research Awards: September 2019 edition

Framework for Reasearch Awards: September 2019 edition

These are applicable to research degree students.

Research Degrees Academic Framework (applicable until 1 September 2019, then superseded by the Regulations for Research Awards above)

Examiners for Research Degrees

Regulation and Credit Framework: Outgoing Edition

These are applicable to Undergraduate students that:

  • registered before September 2017 and have continuous progression (i.e. students who do not interrupt or repeat a year after August 2017).

Some programmes and awards have approved Special Regulations that confer additional or alternative regulations due to professional body and/or employer requirements. Special Regulations take precedence over the General/Taught Regulations. Where the Special Regulations are silent, however, the standard regulations for the relevant level of study will apply in full.

Undergraduate programmes

Postgraduate programmes

These Regulations are additional to the Regulation and Credit Framework of Canterbury Christ Church University and the Regulations for Taught Programmes of Study and the Credit Framework of the University of Kent.

Academic Framework for the Design and Delivery of University Awards: September 2020

This document articulates the structures in place for the operation of the University’s awards. It sets out the requirements and attributes for the design an delievery of University awards with which all courses must comply.

Your Guide to Undergraduate Assessment and Award Processes

This guide is intended for all students studying an Undergraduate-based programme of study at Canterbury Christ Church University.

Your Guide to Postgraduate Assessment and Award Processes

This guide is intended for all students studying a Postgraduate taught programme at Canterbury Christ Church University.


 

 

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