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UCL Institute of Education Regulations 2016-17 

Please see Which Regulations Apply to my Programme? for help in using these regulations.

Undergraduate Degrees

3 UCL IOE Bachelor of Education (Honours) Regulations 2016-17 (PDF)
4 UCL IOE Graduate Diploma Regulations 2016-17 (PDF) to follow

Taught Postgraduate Degrees

Initial Teacher Training

Research Degrees

UCL IOE Requests for Additional Time

All IOE students should now use the UCL Extenuating Circumstances regulations.

UCL IOE Regulations Archive

Which Regulations apply to my Programme?

The following regulations apply to new and continuing UCL IOE students from September 2016:

1. Qualifications

The qualifications of UCL are defined in the UCL Academic Manual, Chapter 2: Qualifications and Credit Framework.

2. Admission

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

3. Recognition of Prior Learning

The thresholds and criteria for the Recognition of Prior Learning are defined in the UCL Academic Manual, 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 the UCL Academic Manual, Chapter 1: Admissions, Registration and Student Conduct.

4. Registration

The regulations governing the registration of students are defined in the UCL Academic Manual, Chapter 1: Admissions, Registration and Student Conduct.

5. Programme of Study

The minimum number and level of credits required for each UCL qualification are defined in the UCL Academic Manual, Chapter 2: Qualifications and Credit Framework.

6. Duration of Programme

The duration of a programme of study leading to each qualification is defined in the UCL Academic Manual, Chapter 2: Qualifications and Credit Framework.

7. Attendance

The attendance requirements for UCL students are defined in the UCL Academic Manual, Chapter 1: Admissions, Registration and Student Conduct.

8. Disciplinary Code

The regulations governing student conduct and disciplinary matters are defined in the UCL Academic Manual, Chapter 1, Section 11: Student Disciplinary Code and Procedure.

9. Assessment

The regulations governing the assessment of students on UCL IOE taught and research programmes are defined in the UCL IOE Assessment Regulations for Students 2016-17 and in the programme regulations for each UCL IOE qualification.

10. Policy and Procedures for Requests for Additional Time

UCL IOE students wishing to request an extension or deferral of assessment must follow the procedures set out in the UCL Academic Manual Chapter 4, Section 6: Extenuating Circumstances.

11. Examination Irregularities and Plagiarism

The regulations governing any allegation of breach of rules of behaviour, including cheating or other irregularities, are defined in the UCL regulations in the UCL Academic Manual, Chapter 4, Section 12: Examination Irregularities and Plagiarism.

12. UCL Student Complaints Procedure

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

13. 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 (Continuing Students), the UCL IOE Code of Practice for Research Degrees and the UCL Research Governance and Ethics Policies and Procedures.

14. Doctor in Education Students

New UCL IOE EdD students enrolling from September 2015 onwards are subject to the UCL IOE EdD Regulations 2015-16 (New Students), 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 (Continuing Students), the UCL IOE Code of Practice for Research Degrees and the UCL Research Governance and Ethics Policies and Procedures.

15. Doctor in Educational Psychology Students

New UCL IOE DEdPsy students enrolling from September 2015 onwards are subject to the UCL IOE DEdPsy Regulations 2015-16 (New Students), 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 (Continuing Students), the UCL IOE Code of Practice for Research Degrees and the UCL Research Governance and Ethics Policies and Procedures.

16. Research Misconduct

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

17. 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.