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Examinations: Definitions of Terms Used for Boards of Examiners

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Information

Introduction

1. UCL publishes the UCL Regulations for Boards of Examiners for Taught Programmes annually.

Degree Structures

2. Taught programmes, degrees, diplomas and certificates, are formulated by and the responsibility of UCL. The academic regulations for taught programmes are set out in the Academic Regulations for Students.

Summative Assessment

3. UCL is responsible for the arrangements for the conduct of summative assessment. The regulations for summative assessment are set out in the Academic Regulations for Students.

Boards of Examiners

4. Boards of Examiners at UCL are designated respectively at programme level, Board of Examiners; at Faculty level, Faculty Board of Examiners (of which there are two, undergraduate and graduate). The regulations and guidelines for the Structure, Membership and Responsibilities of Boards of Examiners are set out in the Regulations for Boards of Examiners for Taught Programmes.

Examiners

5. Members of Boards of Examiners are designated Examiners. Examiners at UCL include: Internal Examiners and External Examiners. Additionally Assistant Examiners may be appointed. Full regulations and guidelines for the Conditions of Appointment and Responsibilities of Examiners for Taught Undergraduate and Graduate Programmes are given in the UCL Regulations for Boards of Examiners for Taught Programmes.

September 2013