Academic & Student Affairs

About Us

Academic Affairs is part of the Directorate of Academic and Student Affairs and has advisory and developmental roles in relation to all aspects of academic policy, procedures and regulations for taught and research award-bearing provision.  Our main areas of expertise are as follows:

  1. Academic committees
  2. Approval of programmes and modules
  3. Quality assurance of programmes
  4. Drafting and providing advice on academic policy
  5. General regulations for all University programmes
  6. Study regulations for taught programmes
    (including progress, examinations, appeals to Central Student Appeals Committee and academic offences)
  7. Study regulations for research degree programmes (including periods of study, progress, assessment, and appeals to the Central Student Research Appeals Committee)
  8. Principles for Professional Doctorates
  9. Study regulations for Higher Doctorates
  10. Student complaints
  11. Fitness to practise
  12. Conduct regulations
  13. Scholarships and awards
  14. Honorary titles
  15. Collaborative provision

Academic Affairs is based at:

Level 6
Administration Building
Queen's University Belfast

Telephone: 028 9097 3002/5/6
Fax: 028 9097 5110

As with the other units within Academic and Student Affairs, Academic Affairs, in delivering its services, seeks to reflect the following values:

  1. Dedication to working with others to achieve the University's Mission
  2. A commitment to continuous improvement in the quality of these services
  3. A flexible and facilitative approach to service delivery.