THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH
DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2008/2009
These Regulations are subject to approval.
University Codes of Practice, Guidelines and Regulations can be found on the University's website at http://www.aaps.ed.ac.uk/regulations/
Listed below are some key headings. The list is indicative, but by no means exhaustive, and it is recommended that the full list is viewed at the URL above.
Appeals and Complaints
Grounds and arrangements for appeals can be found on the University's website at
Students wishing to submit an appeal should consult the full document at this URL.
Guidelines for students on submitting a complaint to the University can be found on the University's website at
Students wishing to submit a complaint should consult the full document at this URL.
The Assessment Regulations for undergraduate and postgraduate students are available on the University's website at http://www.aaps.ed.ac.uk/regulations/
Computing Facilities ‚ Regulations
The Regulations cover the use of all computing facilities administered on behalf of the University of Edinburgh, whether by staff, students or any other person authorised to use these facilities. All staff, students and other such authorised persons should ensure that they have read and understood the Regulations, which can be found on the University's webpages at http://www.aaps.ed.ac.uk/regulations/
Data Protection Act
The Data Protection Act (1998) came into force on 1 March 2000. It replaces the previous Act, the Data Protection Act (1984) which was repealed. The University of Edinburgh is committed to a policy of protecting the rights and freedoms of individuals with respect to the processing of their personal data. The University Data Protection Policy can be viewed at: http://www.recordsmanagement.ed.ac.uk/
Freedom of Information Act
The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act (2002) came into force on 1 January 2005. Further information on the Act can be found on the University's website at http://www.recordsmanagement.ed.ac.uk/
Plagiarism and Cheating
Plagiarism and cheating are offences against University discipline. The full text of the University's regulations on plagiarism and cheating can be found in the Undergraduate Assessment Regulations on the University's website at http://www.aaps.ed.ac.uk/regulations/
The University's Code of Student Discipline and information on the University's disciplinary procedure can be found on the University's website at http://www.aaps.ed.ac.uk/regulations/
The University Registry
The Registry's webpages provide detailed information for students and staff, including matriculation/registration arrangements, examination timetables and information on fees and graduation. See http://www.registry.ed.ac.uk/