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UCL Institute of Education Regulations 2017-18

For help in using these regulations, please see Which Regulations Apply to my Programme? below.

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Which Regulations apply to my Programme?

The following regulations apply to new and continuing UCL IOE students from September 2017:

1. Qualifications

The qualifications of UCL, including the minimum requirements of each, are defined in Chapter 2: Qualifications and Credit Framework.

2. Admission

The regulations governing the admission of students are defined in Chapter 1: Admissions, Registration and Student Conduct.
Some UCL IOE qualifications hold a derogation from the standard UCL Entry Requirements; these are defined in the individual regulations for each UCL IOE qualification above.

3. Recognition of Prior Learning

The thresholds and criteria for the Recognition of Prior Learning are defined in Chapter 2, Section 6: Recognition of Prior Learning. The application procedures for entry to UCL with the Recognition of Prior Learning (Advanced Standing) are defined in Chapter 1: Admissions, Registration and Student Conduct.

4. Registration

Regulations governing registration, including attendance, module selection, interruptions of study etc. are defined in Chapter 1: Admissions, Registration and Student Conduct.

5. Assessment

The regulations governing the assessment of students on UCL IOE taught programmes are defined in Chapter 4: Assessment Framework for Taught Programmes. There are some IOE-specific derogations from these regulations, detailed in the UCL IOE Undergraduate Regulations 2017-18, the UCL IOE Graduate and Taught Postgraduate Regulations 2017-18 and the UCL IOE Initial Teacher Education Regulations 2017-18 above.

6. Student Conduct

The regulations governing student conduct and disciplinary matters are defined in Chapter 1: Admissions, Registration and Student Conduct

7. UCL Student Complaints Procedure

The procedures governing student complaints, including appeals against the decision of a Board of Examiners, are defined in Chapter 1, Section 12: Student Complaints Procedures.

8. MPhil/ PhD Students

New UCL IOE MPhil/ PhD students enrolling from September 2015 onwards are subject to the UCL regulations for research degree students in the UCL Academic Manual and in particular, Chapter 1: Admissions, Registration and Student Conduct and Chapter 5: Assessment Framework for Research Programmes

New UCL IOE MPhil/ PhD students are also subject to the UCL Code of Practice for Graduate Research Degrees and to the UCL Research Governance and Ethics Policies and Procedures.

Continuing UCL IOE MPhil/ PhD students who first enrolled before September 2015 are subject to the UCL IOE MPhil/ PhD Regulations 2014-15, the UCL IOE Code of Practice for Research Degrees and the UCL Research Governance and Ethics Policies and Procedures.

9. Doctor in Education Students

New UCL IOE EdD students enrolling from September 2015 onwards are subject to the UCL IOE EdD Regulations 2017-18, the UCL IOE Code of Practice for Research Degrees and the UCL Research Governance and Ethics Policies and Procedures.
Continuing UCL IOE EdD students who first enrolled before September 2015 are subject to the UCL IOE EdD Regulations 2014-15, the UCL IOE Code of Practice for Research Degrees and the UCL Research Governance and Ethics Policies and Procedures.

10. Doctor in Educational Psychology Students

New UCL IOE DEdPsy students enrolling from September 2015 onwards are subject to the UCL IOE DEdPsy Regulations 2017-18, the UCL IOE Code of Practice for Research Degrees and the UCL Research Governance and Ethics Policies and Procedures.
Continuing UCL IOE DEdPsy students who first enrolled before September 2015 are subject to the UCL IOE DEdPsy Regulations 2014-15, the UCL IOE Code of Practice for Research Degrees and the UCL Research Governance and Ethics Policies and Procedures.

11. Research Misconduct

The regulations governing any allegation of research misconduct are defined in Chapter 5, Section 1.6: Research Misconduct.

12. Research Governance and Ethics

The policies and procedures for research governance and research ethics are defined in the UCL Research Governance and Ethics Policies and Procedures.