Learning and Teaching Policies

Policies

Due to the Impact of COVID-19, a number of temporary changes have been made to existing policies and some policies are not currently applicable

  • All Policies and Procedures: Where references are made to physical or face-to-face meetings, these may need to take place by other means, such as video or telephone
  • Academic Approvals: Modified process in place for COVID-19 RBL method; standard process for all other proposals
  • Anonymous Marking: Student ID will be used for submitting take-home examinations via Vision thereby enabling identification of students and limiting fully anonymous marking
  • Annual Monitoring and Review: Modified process in place for the 2019/20 review process
  • Examinations in Different Time-Zones: Elements of Policy not relevant for take-home exams but the principles of the Policy still apply
  • Examinations – Approved Calculator Policy: This cannot be monitored for take-home exams via Vision
  • Examinations – Dictionary Policy: This cannot be monitored for take-home exams via Vision
  • Examinations Instructions for Candidates: Temporarily replaced by Student Guides on take-home exams
  • Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Changes to Programme / Course: Modified academic approvals process in place for COVID-19 RBL method; standard process for all other proposals
  • Thesis Submission Procedures and Guidelines: Alternative arrangements in place for the submission of VIVAS
  • Student Attendance: There may be 'engagement' expectations which equate to the requirements for attendance

A

Additional Entry Points in the Academic Year

 

Assessment and Progression System (HAPS)

B

C

D

E

Examinations in Different Time-Zones

 

F

Feedback

G

H

K

  • Key Dates for the Return of Marks, Grades and Decisions for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught Courses (internal only)  - Document currently being updated, link to follow in due course. 

L

M

Mitigating Circumstances (MC) for all assessments Semester 3 2019/2020

Mitigating Circumstances (MC) - coursework related requests

Moderation of Assessment

 

O

Off-Campus Examinations

 

P

Periodic Review

Personal Tutoring (formerly Academic Mentoring)

Plagiarism

 

 

Programme Titles, Learning Outcomes and Courses (Multi-Location/Mode Programmes)

 

R

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

 

Research Students

S

Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework (SCQF)

 

Student Learning Experience

Student Partnership Agreement

Student Placements

 

T

Thematic Review for Review of Institution-wide Learning and Teaching Issues

 

Transfer between Campuses

U

V