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Mark Schemes, Degree Classification and Postgraduate Award procedures form part of the University’s Study Regulations. This section of the Code of Practice on Examinations and Assessment offers further guidance on the application of the University Regulations. In the event of any conflict of interpretation between the Regulations and the Code of Practice, the Regulations take precedence.

Important updates have been made to this section of the Code of Practice to ensure the continuing transparency and consistency of degree classifications at Queen’s.  These updates have been highlighted in red in the relevant sections.  Download a summary of these changes (QUB Staff login required).

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Degree Classifications and Postgraduate Awards

The Study Regulations for Undergraduate Programmes, regulation 7 outlines the University regulations for the conferral of degree classifications for undergraduate programmes.

The Study Regulations for Postgraduate Taught Programmes, regulation 7 outlines the University regulations for the conferral of postgraduate awards for postgraduate taught programmes.

The information below provides further guidance on the application of these regulations.

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