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MSc Human Resource Management 2023-24

Academic Regulations: Faculty of Social Sciences

SchoolSouthampton Business School
Final Award

Master of Science

With exit awards of:

Postgraduate Diploma
Postgraduate Certificate

Programme(s)MSc Human Resource Management
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.

Exemptions

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

None apply

Variations

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

Programme: MSc Human Resource Management

Existing University RegulationApproved Variation
5.1

Progression, Determination and Classification of Results: Postgraduate Master’s Programmes

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:

  • I) For programmes with a minimal Module size of 10 ECTS (20 CATS) Credits, a student who fails a taught Module, after the application of Compensation, may take Referral assessments in failed taught Modules totalling at most 20 ECTS (40 CATS) Credits.
  • ii) For programmes where all Modules are Core and where it is specified in the Programme Regulations in the University Calendar, the student may take Referral assessments in failed taught Modules totalling at most 30 ECTS (60 CATS) Credits.
A student who fails, after the application of Compensation, may take Referral assessments in failed modules totalling not more than 30 ECTS (60 CATS).

Additional Requirements

The clause(s) listed below are in addition to the Regulations.

None apply

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

Disclaimer

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.

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