Degree Programme Handbook

All taught degree programmes (undergraduate and postgraduate) are required to have handbooks. Details included in handbooks should conform to University requirements and procedures and should always be clear, accurate and consistent with other sources of information provided to students (e.g. module guides, school handbooks). For branch campus, transnational or partnership programmes, any local differences or other variations from Newcastle University’s institutional policies should be clearly noted and explained.

Each programme handbook MUST contain a summary of programme commitments in a prominent place at the beginning of the document.

General guidelines for degree programme handbooks, including items that academic units must include, are available here.

This series of web pages has been set up to provide an electronic alternative for the sections of the handbook that describe University processes and regulations. Schools are welcome to include links to these pages as an alternative if they wish to do so.

The degree programme handbook is organised around the following sections: