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Credit Framework for Taught Courses of Study

 

The Credit Framework for Taught Courses of Study was first approved by Senate on 28 November 2001.

There is a systematic process of review of this Credit Framework. The date of the current version is shown on each published document.

The Credit Framework for Taught Courses of Study

  • Annex 1: Glossary of Terms
  • Annex 2: Qualification Level Descriptors
  • Annex 3: Limits on Credit Transfer and/or RCL
  • Annex 4: Minimum Credit Requirements for Awards
  • Annex 5: Alternative Exit Awards
  • Annex 6: Marking  
    • Appendix 1 Annex 6: Marking (Flow Chart)
  • Annex 7: Resit Marks
  • Annex 8: Viva Voce Examinations
  • Annex 9: Mitigation of Extenuating Circumstances  
    • Annex 9 Appendix 1: Conventions for the Mitigation of Extenuating Circumstances  
    • Annex 9 Appendix 2: Extensions to Coursework Deadlines
  • Annex 10: Academic Misconduct: Principles and Procedures  
    • Appendix A Annex 10: Exemplar Offences and Penalties  
    • Appendix B Annex 10: Academic Misconduct Penalties 
    • Appendix C Annex 10: Academic Misconduct Referral Form  
    • Appendix D Annex 10: First Offence (Stages 0/1) Template Letter
    • Appendix E Annex 10: Minor Offence Template Letter
    • Appendix F Annex 10: Significant/Serious Offence Template letter 
    • Appendix G Annex 10: No Case to Answer Template Letter
    • Appendix H Annex 10: Not Contested First/Minor Offence Template Letter
    • Appendix I Annex 10: Contested First/Minor Offence Template Letter
    • Appendix J Annex 10: AMC Hearing Outcomes Template Letter
  • Annex 11: European Credit Transfer System (ECTS)pdf
  • Annex 12: Assessment and Classification Conventions for HNC and HND Coursespdf
  • Annex 13: Academic Appeals
  • Annex 14: Procedures for Periods of Study Abroadpdf
  • Annex 15: Micro-credential Framework for Kent pdf

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Last Updated: 16/11/2021