Academic Regulations 2018-19


Academic Regulations 2018-19

The Academic Regulations provide a definitive source for the formally-approved egulations for students enrolled on an undergraduate or postgraduate course awarded by Leeds Arts University.  These regulations should not be read in isolation - it is important that you read them in conjunction with other documents available on the Student Portal, including Student Handbooks, Course and Module Specifications and policies and procedures.  If you are in doubt about any aspect of the information presented, including requiring clarification of any points within the Academic Regulations, you should consult your course team. The Regulations that are applicable to you depend on the course you are studying - please see below.

Academic Regulations for postgraduate courses

If you are studying on one of the below postgraduate courses, please click here.

MA Creative Practice
MA Curation Practices

Academic Regulations for undergraduate courses

If you are studying on one of the below undergraduate courses please click here

BA (Hons) Animation
BA (Hons) Creative Advertising
BA (Hons) Fashion
BA (Hons) Fashion Photography
BA (Hons) Graphic Design
BA (Hons) Illustration
BA (Hons) Photography
BA (Hons) Printed Textiles & Surface Pattern Design

If you are studying on one of the below undergraduate courses please click here

BA (Hons) Comic & Concept Art
BA (Hons) Fashion Design
BA (Hons) Fashion Branding with Communication
BA (Hons) Filmmaking
BA (Hons) Fine Art
BA (Hons) Visual Communications

Student Handbook

The Undergraduate and Postgraduate Student Handbook summarises important University information for all higher education courses at Leeds Arts University. You will find the relevant Student Handbook  here:

Undergraduate Student Handbook TO BE UPDATED

Postgraduate Student Handbook TO BE UPDATED

Course Information

Your Course Handbook  tells you about your course and how you can make the best use of your opportunities whilst studying here and is available via our VLE, eStudio.

The Course Specification provides information about what, when and how you will learn, including the expected standard of the award you are studying towards. The Module Specifications outline the aims and objectives of each module that you will study, including module content, credit values and assessment methods.  You will find these documents on your course's page under Our Courses.

You will find further details about your course, modules and assessment on eStudio

Important Dates 


Policies and Procedures

Please access the following policies within the Academic Regulations above.

Academic Appeal Policy
Academic Misconduct Policy
Extenuating Circumstances Policy
Recognition of Prior Learning Policy (Higher Education)

Please use the links below for the following policies and procedures.

Academic Appeal Procedure TO BE UPDATED
Academic Misconduct Procedure TO BE UPDATED
Code of Practice on Freedom of Speech and Expression
Data Protection Policy
Disciplinary Policy and Procedure TO BE UPDATED
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy
Ethics Policy
Extenuating Circumstances Procedure
Fitness to Study Policy and Procedure TO BE UPDATED
HE Tuition Fee and Bursary Policy (Undergraduate and Postgraduate) 2018-2019
HE Student Attendance Policy and Procedure TO BE UPDATED
HE Student Complaints and Resolution Policy and Procedure

Library Loan Policy TO BE UPDATED
Reasonable Adjustments Policy
Recognition of Prior Learning Procedure (Higher Education) 
Refund and Compensation Policy 2018-19

Smoking Policy
Tier 4 Student Attendance Monitoring Policy and Procedure TO BE UPDATED


Academic Appeal Form
Extenuating Circumstances Application Form
Student Complaint Form 
Student Ethical Approval Form
Student Transfer Form
Suspension Form
Withdrawal Form

Other important documents

Academic Integrity Statement

Health & Safety Pocket Guide

HESA Student Collection Notice 2018-19

Recording of photographic still and moving images on University premises
Student Access to University premises

Student Charter
Student Communication Guidelines
Student Collaborative Practice and Group Projects Guidelines for Students

Terms and Conditions for Higher Education Students TO BE UPDATED


What equality law means for you as a student in further or higher education

Work Experience Guidelines