Progression & Classification
The University’s Core Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees outline the examination and assessment regulations for different awards, indicating what you must pass and the marks you must get to achieve different classifications (e.g. pass, pass with merit, pass with distinction).
These University regulations are supported by programme regulations which indicate any additional, programme-specific requirements. In some programmes, there are also specific modules which must be passed in order for you to continue studying. These requirements will be indicated in the programme regulations and/or modules outlines.
Postgraduate Programme Regulations:
Boards of Examiners
Once your work has been submitted & marked, it will be considered at a meeting of your programme's Board of Examiners. The Board will agree marks and confirm whether each module has been passed or failed. After the Board has met, pass lists will published online. The pass lists indicate the outcomes for all students and will confirm:
- whether you have passed or failed your programme;
- whether you are required to resit any examinations and/or resubmit any coursework.
Pass lists are published on the Student Planning & Assessment (SPA) webpages: