Academic Manual

Introduction to Chapter One


Introduction to Chapter One

Chapter 1 is UCL’s regulatory framework for admission to UCL, student enrolment and registration, and student conduct whilst studying at UCL. The chapter defines UCL's threshold academic standards. Students should also refer to their programme handbooks and departmental/divisional literature for more detailed information about the regulations applicable to their studies.


The regulations in this chapter apply to all new and continuing students enrolling or re-enrolling from September 2017 unless otherwise stated.

In this chapter:

Derogations and Variations:

Chapter 1 includes the main regulations for all UCL students, except where the following approved derogations and variations supersede:

Doctoral School
The Bartlett
Brain Sciences
UCL Institute of Education
Life Sciences
Medical Sciences

Students following joint or dual programmes delivered in conjunction with other universities, institutes and organisations (e.g. EMPA, International MA) should refer to their specific programme literature for details of the regulations that apply to their studies.