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University Centre Regulations

No Detriment Policy (for students on Open University-validated programmes only)

As a result of the lockdown and period of remote teaching and learning during the 2019/20 and 2020/21 academic years, the University Centre now has a No Detriment Policy that applies to all students registered on an OU-validated programme during 2019/20 and 2020/21. It is important to note that there are two different policies that apply to each academic year. They have been created in response to the particular conditions that arose during the year.

To gain an award students are still required to complete and gain a Pass in all required assessed work. However, the way that an overall mark for the year is calculated may be changed, depending on the grade profile and individual circumstances. 

No Detriment 2020/21

  • A full copy of the No Detriment Policy 2020/21 is available
  • The Policy provides that a final mark may be adjusted to exclude a certain number of credits where performance in a module has been adversely affected by the pandemic.

No Detriment 2019/20

Transfer Arrangements

There are no formal arrangements for students transferring to or from other courses at other HE providers. In the event of an early course closure that required students to transfer to another HE provider, the measures outlined in GR10 Student Protection Plan would be implemented. Where a student transferred to UCCC from another HE provider where a course closed early, an applicant’s prior learning would be assessed using the guidelines outlined in AR1 Student Guide to Recognition of Prior Learning.

Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions – please read these terms and conditions as they form the basis of the agreement between you and the University Centre.

For students on Open University-validated programmes (FD and BA Hons)

For students on Pearson Higher Nationals (HNCs and HNDs)

For students on University of Huddersfield-validated programmes

Students on Teacher Education programmes that are validated  by the University of Huddersfield can access the University’s regulations page here:

University of Huddersfield website – Regulations for Awards (Taught Courses)

For more information on specific policies that apply to you as a Teacher Education student please contact the Centre Manager,  Jan Holden janetho@calderdale.ac.uk

University Centre Partners

CHESS 2018 Results

91% agree that: My course has provided me with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depths.

89% agree that: The skills I have developed during my time in Higher Education will be useful for my future career.

NSS 2018 Results

90% agree that: The course is intellectually stimulating.

86% agree that: I feel part of a community of staff and students. My course has challenged me to achieve my best work. Staff value students’ views and opinions about the course.

CHESS 2018 Results

82% agree that: My learning has benefited from modules that are informed by current research. Staff are good at explaining things.

80% agree that: I have been able to explore academic interests with other students. I have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of my course.

NSS 2018 Results

81% agree that: My course has provided me with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth and to bring information and ideas together from different topics.

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