The UWS Regulatory Framework is a set of regulations designed to maintain quality and academic standards. The framework covers Programmes of Study, Academic Awards and other distinctions.
It ensures that the appropriate criteria, requirements and procedures are in place to maintain these standards. It also enables the University to respond to the changing demands from industry, commerce, the professions and society.
The Regulations are outlined in the sections below.
May 2021 Update
UWS has made an amendment to the criterion it uses to classify its Honours degrees for session 2020/21. See Chapter 3 update below (*). This update was published in May 2021.
University Senate Committees
UWS Assessment Handbook 2020/2021
Download the latest version of the UWS Assessment Handbook. This is designed for all those involved in the assessment of students at the University and it contains the policies, procedures, and guidance relevant to assessment at UWS.Download (PDF)