General Regulations

General Regulations apply to all Aston students in all years of their programme. The Senate, which includes student representatives, reviews the General Regulations annually and may approve up-dates for the following academic year. Recent changes are summarised in our what's new bulletins. 

Guidance for Staff on Trailing Credit into Stage P

New and revised General Regulations 2022/23

Virtuous Credit Guidance Notes

Credit & Qualifications Frameworks (for all students)

Undergraduate and Integrated Masters Programmes

Foundation Degree Programmes

Graduate Diploma

Postgraduate Taught Programmes

General Regulations for the MBChB Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

General Regulations for Apprenticeships and Work-Based Programmes

Conduct of Boards of Examiners

Degrees by Research and Thesis (MSc (by Research), MPhil, Ph.D., Professional Doctorate)

Presentation of Theses (for all research students)

Fitness to Study (for all students)

University Approach to Degree Algorithms

College of Health & Life Sciences - Only applies to students as indicated:

Regulations on Fitness to Practise

Looking for information on Research Procedures, Presentation Regulations, Codes of Practice, and Conduct? Looking for Regulations and Policies on Examinations and Assessment?

Contacts for advice or guidance:

For advice or guidance, please contact Adam Hewitt.