Academic Regulations 2017-18

Academic Regulations 2017-18

The Academic Regulations (the Regulations) provide a definitive source for the formally-approved academic regulations 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.

The Regulations that are applicable to you depends on the course you are on - please click as appropriate below:

Academic Regulations 2017-18 Undergraduate courses except BA (Hons) Fine Art

Academic Regulations 2017-18 BA (Hons) Fine Art

Academic Regulations 2017-18 Postgraduate Year 1

Academic Regulations 2017-18 Postgraduate Year 2

This page provides you with important information about your course and the University. You should make yourself familiar with the contents of all documents on this page. 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.

Student Handbook & Course Handbook

The Undergraduate and Postgraduate Student Handbooks provide you with important information for all higher education courses at Leeds Arts University. You will find the relevant Student Handbook on your course's page under Our Courses

Your Course Handbook concentrates on specific course matters. This handbook tells you about your course and how you can make the best use of your opportunities whilst studying here. You will find your Course Handbook on your course's page under Our Courses.

Course Information

Your Course Handbook concentrates on specific course matters. This handbook tells you about your course and how you can make the best use of your opportunities whilst studying here.

The Module specifications outline the aims and objectives of each module that you will study, including module content, credit values and assessment methods.

The Course specification provides information about what, when and how you will learn, including the expected standard of the award you are studying towards.

You will find the above documents on your course's page under Our Courses

University Information

The Student Charter summarises your rights and responsibilities as a member of the University Community.

The Student Engagement Strategy details the ways in which the University and the Students' Union provide opportunities for students to engage with their learning and provide feedback.

The Health & Safety Pocket Guide provides guidelines on how to remain safe and healthy whilst studying at the University.  The document emphasises that everybody has a responsibility to protect the health and safety of themselves and others when carrying out any activity.

Our Guidelines on Student Cards and access to University premises provide information on student cards and entering and leaving University buildings. All students are issued with a student card which is valid for the entire duration of study at the University. The student card serves a number of functions, including library loan and entering and leaving University premises. All students are required to carry the card at all times when on University premises.

Guidelines on the University position regarding the recording of photographic still and moving images on University premises

The Work Experience Guidelines offer advice on work experience and explain what students can expect as part of their main programme of study and other opportunities outside of their programme of study.

The Student Communication Guidelines relates to how the University communicates to and with our students.

The Student Collaborative Practice and Group Projects Guidelines for Students aims to support and encourage the role of collaborative practice as a fundamental element of your creative practice and the professionalisation of your learning experience.

Important Dates 

Examination and Progression Board Dates 2017-18

Policies and Procedures

Please access the following policies and procedures 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.


Other important documents