Academic Manual


UCL Academic Manual 2021-22

The UCL Academic Manual 2021-22 includes the academic regulations, policies and procedures applicable to all UCL taught and research students who are enrolled on the 2021-22 academic session.

Academic Manual 2021-22 Recent Changes

The Academic Manual has now been published for 2021-22. Visit the Recent Changes page for full details.

Recent Changes
Student Regulations for Exams and Assessments

Student Regulations for Exams and Assessments

Student regulations for different types of assessment in 2021-22.

Assessment Operating Model

Assessment Operating Model

Staff-facing regulations for exams and assessments in 2021-22.

Covid Mitigation

Covid Mitigation

Support for students who took assessments in 2019-20 and 2020-21.

Combined Academic Manual PDF

All Chapters

All chapters combined into a single accessible and searchable PDF.

Chapter 1

Chapter 1: Student Recruitment and Admissions

Recruitment and admission of students to UCL’s programmes.

Chapter 2

Chapter 2: Qualifications and Credit Framework

The underpinning structures of taught and research qualifications at UCL.

Chapter 3

Chapter 3: Registration Framework for Taught Programmes

Enrolment and registration of Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate students.

Chapter 4

Chapter 4: Assessment Framework for Taught Programmes

Assessment of Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate students.

Chapter 5

Chapter 5: Research Degrees Framework

Admissions, Registration and Assessment of Postgraduate Research students.

Chapter 6

Chapter 6: Student Casework Framework

Student Conduct, Complaints and related procedures.

Chapter 7

Chapter 7: Programme and Module Approval and Amendment Framework

Development, amendment and approval of programmes and modules.

Chapter 8

Chapter 8: Academic Partnerships Framework

Learning opportunities delivered in conjunction with external organisations.

Chapter 9

Chapter 9: Quality Review Framework

Monitoring standards and enhancing the student experience.

Chapter 10

Chapter 10: Short Course Framework

UCL’s regulatory framework for short courses.

Chapter 11

Chapter 11: Degree Apprenticeships Framework

The management, delivery and quality assurance of apprenticeship programmes at UCL.

Chapter 12

Chapter 12: Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities of key posts within UCL.

Chapter 13

Chapter 13: Faculty and Departmental Committees

Terms of Reference for Faculty and Departmental Teaching and Research Degree Committees.

Chapter 14

Chapter 14: Teaching and Learning

Policies relating to Teaching and Learning.