Academic Regulations: Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences
|Electronics and Computer Science
Master of Science (MSc)
With exit awards of:
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 a variation to the Regulations exists:
|Programmes: All programmes
Existing University Regulation
For all students entering these programmes from the 2022/23 academic year onwards:
The standard Qualifying Mark for Modules on postgraduate master’s programmes is 35. Where a Professional, Statutory or Regulatory Body requires a Qualifying Mark that is higher than the University standard Qualifying Mark, this will be stated in the Programme Regulations.
The Qualifying Mark for Modules on postgraduate master’s programmes is 40.
A Pass by Compensation can be given in a limited number of Credits as follows:
A Pass by Compensation can only be given in a limited number of Credits as follows:
A student who fails a taught Module, after the application of Compensation, may take Referral assessments in failed taught Modules totalling at most 15 ECTS (30 CATS) Credits, subject to the following exemptions:
A student who fails a taught Module, after the application of Compensation, may take Referral assessments in failed taught Modules totalling at most 22.5 ECTS (45 CATS) of which at most 15 ECTS (30 CATS) may be failed with a mark less than the Qualifying Mark, of which, at most 15 ECTS (30 CATS) may be Failed with a mark less than the Qualifying Mark.
The clause(s) listed below are in addition to the Regulations.
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.