Student regulations and policies

For information on how DMU's response to COVID-19 may affect your studies, please visit our dedicated advice page.

An explanation of the rules and regulations which apply to all DMU students including student discipline, payment of fees, examination regulations, extenuating circumstances, academic appeals, health and safety policy, and undergraduate and postgraduate scheme and regulations.

Academic regulations for taught programmes

Regulations governing the university's undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes which cover assessment and reassessment, progression, and calculation of final award. Queries relating to the academic regulations should be directed to the Department of Academic Quality.

Student Pregnancy Policy

Student pregnancy policy (.pdf)

Whistle-blowing

Whistle-blowing policy for students (.pdf)

Intellectual Property Policy 

Intellectual Property Policy for Non-Research Students (.pdf)

Social Media

DMU Social Media Community Guidelines

Student Social Media Policy  - updated September 2020

Communicating with the University

Communication with Third Parties Policy

Unacceptable Behaviour Policy

Sexual Misconduct

 

Sexual Misconduct Policy

Data Protection 

If you want to understand how we process your personal data, and our legal basis for doing so, please refer to our Privacy Notice: 

Data Protection at DMU

Under 18s policy

Policy for managing students who are under 18 on enrolment (.pdf)

Fitness to Practice Procedure

Health & Life Sciences Fitness to Practice Procedure (.pdf)

Research Degree Regulations

Research Degree Regulations 20/21 (.pdf)

Research Degree Regulations 19/20 (.pdf)

 

General regulations and procedures affecting students 2020/21

Rules and regulations which apply to all DMU students including student discipline, payment of fees, examination regulations, extenuating circumstances, academic appeals, and health and safety policy. Queries relating to the general regulations and procedures affecting students, detailed below, should be directed to the Academic Support Office.

Glossary 

Chapter one  - Entry, registration and Student Status

Chapter one (annexes)

Chapter two  - Student Discipline

Chapter two (annexes)

Chapter three  - Support to Study

Chapter three (annexes)

Chapter four  - Academic offences and bad academic practice

Chapter four (annexes)

Chapter five  - Deferral of assessments on grounds of extenuating circumstances 

Chapter six  - Regulations for candidates sitting internally set De Montfort University examinations

Chapter seven  - Student personal data: capture, retention and disposal

Chapter eight  - Students’ right of appeal against Assessment Board or Research Degrees Committee decisions

Chapter nine  - The Student Complaint Procedure

Chapter ten  - Health and Safety Policy

Chapter eleven  - Access to University premises

Chapter eleven (annexes) - Regulations for library and learning services

Chapter twelve  - Disruption of service

Chapter thirteen  - Intellectual property rights

Chapter fourteen  - Insurance

Chapter fifteen  - Code of practice on freedom of speech within De Montfort University

Chapter sixteen  - University employment of its Students: security aspects 

Chapter seventeen  - Principles governing the introduction of changes to regulations

General regulations archive

Student regulations: 2013-14

Student regulations: 2014-15

Student regulations: 2015-16

Student regulations: 2016-17

Student regulations: 2017-18

Student regulations: 2018-19

Student regulations: 2019-20

 

 
Events at DMU
Events

At DMU there is always something to do or see, check out our events for yourself.

News target area image
News

DMU is a dynamic university, read about what we have been up to in our latest news section.

Mission and vision target area image
Mission and vision

Read about our mission and vision and how these create a supportive and exciting learning environment.