Doctorate in Clinical Practice 2023-24

Academic Regulations: Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences

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Final Award

Doctorate in Clinical Practice 

With exit awards of: 

Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) Clinical Practice 

Master of Science (MSc) Clinical Practice 

Programme(s)Doctorate in Clinical Practice (final intake 2017/18)
Last modifiedApril 2023

The Academic Regulations apply to and regulate the programme(s) listed above.

On occasion, programmes can be exempted from one or more of the clauses in the Regulations; one or more of the clauses can be varied; and programmes can impose additional requirements.

  • Exemptions are characterised by the omission of the relevant clause.
  • Variations are characterised by the replacement of the clause with alternative wording.
  • Additions are characterised by requirements in addition to those detailed in the Academic regulations.

The programmes listed have approval from the Academic Quality and Standards Committee for the exemptions and/or variations and/or additions to the regulations noted below.


The clause(s) listed below describe where an exemption to the Regulations exists:

None apply


The clause(s) listed below describe where a variation to the Regulations exists:

The taught component is assessed under the Progression, Determination and Classification of Results: Postgraduate Master’s Programmes regulations with additional requirements below. 

Additional requirements

The clauses listed below are in addition to the Regulations:

In order to qualify for the awards listed students are required to obtain 50 or above in each taught component with the exclusion of HLTH8011 where students are required to obtain a Pass outcome, in line with the regulations relating to the First Progression Review.

All taught components must be successfully completed prior to submission of the thesis.

These regulations should be read in conjunction with the programme specification.


As a research-led University, we undertake a continuous review of our programmes to ensure quality enhancement and to manage our resources. As a result, these regulations may be revised during a student’s period of registration, however, any revision will be balanced against the requirement that the student should receive the educational service expected. Please read our Disclaimer to see why, when and how changes may be made to a student’s programme.