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Student regulations and policies

 

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.

Regulation documents are grouped by area and listed in alphabetical order. Any document can be downloaded by right clicking and selecting "Save link as...", or by equivalent on your mobile device.

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

  1. Academic regulations for taught programmes

    These are 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.

    Fitness to Practice Procedure

    Health & Life Sciences Fitness to Practice Procedure

    Intellectual Property Policy

    Intellectual Property Policy for Non-Research Students

    Research Degree Regulations

    Research Degree Regulations 2021-2022

    Archive: Research Degree Regulations 2020-2021

  2. Student health and wellbeing

    DMU Handbook

    An introduction to DMU and the services offered to our students. Recommended reading for new and returning students, as well as those who need a refresher on what's available.

    Download the DMU Handbook

    Health and Safety

    Health and Safety Policy

    Smoking at Work Policy (this policy applies to all staff, students, visitors, contractors and members of the public on campus)

    HealthyDMU

    HealthyDMU Policy

    Safeguarding

    Safeguarding Policy

    Support for trans, gender fluid and non-binary students

    Support for trans, gender fluid and non-binary students

    Student disability

    Student Disability Policy

    Student pregnancy

    Student Pregnancy, Maternity, Second Carer (Paternity) or Adoption Policy

    Under-18s

    Policy for Managing Students who are Under 18 on Enrolment

  3. Student conduct

    Dignity and respect

    Policy on Dignity and Respect

    No Space for Hate

    No Space for Hate is our commitment to challenge inappropriate behaviours and provide practical support to students who are victims, survivors or witnesses of hate or harassment. Find out more on our No Space for Hate web pages.

    No Space for Hate Policy

    Sexual misconduct

    Sexual Misconduct Policy

    Unacceptable behaviour

    Unacceptable Behaviour Policy

    Smoking on campus

    Smoking on Campus policy

  4. Communications

    Communication with third parties

    Communications with Third Parties 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 below.

    Data Protection Policy

    Social media

    DMU Social Media Community Guidelines

    Student Social Media Policy

    Whistleblowing

    Whistleblowing Policy for Students

  5. General regulations

    General regulations and procedures affecting students 2021/22

    These are 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.

    All students are advised to familiarise themselves with these regulations.

    Queries relating to the general regulations and procedures affecting students, detailed below, should be directed to the Academic Support Office at acasupportoffice@dmu.ac.uk.

    Archive

    Student regulations: 2020/21

    Student regulations: 2019/20

    Student regulations: 2018/19

    Student regulations: 2017/18

    Student regulations: 2016/17

    Student regulations: 2015/16

    Student regulations: 2014/15

    Student regulations: 2013/14