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Quality Identifier

Recognising Achievement of Aston Modules outside a Programme Specification

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Frequently Asked Questions    

They are available at the foot of this page for staff access only.
Please use the one branded for your School or IDS.
No. The module and the AMA must be referred to the Programme Board. Only a Programme Board can make condonement and referral decisions. 
You may find it easier to award your AMA at a natural break in the programme e.g. to those students who have decided  not to continue. You should award the highest award available which could be a PgCertificate and not AMA, if the student has enough credits. 
Yes. That is not a problem. The General Regulations concerning the volume of APL credits permitted apply as usual.

Yes. Schools may wish to agree a fee for replacements.  Schools should check that an AMA was issued before giving a replacement. This is one reason why these regulations ask   AMA to be attached to the student record on SITS. 

As many as allowed by their type of enrolment. For example UGT General Regulation state that associate students may enrol for, and be assessed in, individual credit-rated modules to a maximum of 60 credits in any five-year period.

No. All AMA should use the wording and design approved by Senate for consistency.

Resources

  • Regulations for AMA (staff only) 

AMA templates for download (staff only)
  • ABS AMA template
  • LHS AMA template
  • IDS AMA template
  • EAS AMA template
  • LSS AMA template

Further information

For further information please contact Professor Chris Langley (c.a.langley@aston.ac.uk) and Adam Hewitt (a.hewitt@aston.ac.uk)