The General Examination and Assessment Regulations (GEAR) for Taught Courses 2018-19 are now published and available on staffcentral.

Please see below the major changes in the 2018-19 publication.

Section Major
Throughout Replaced ‘Sub-Committee for Assessment’ with ‘University Quality and Standards Committee’ to reflect organisational change AB17-84.
Throughout Replaced ‘Academic Standards Committee’ with ‘University Quality and Standards Committee’ to reflect organisational change AB17-84.
Throughout Replaced ‘School Board of Study’ with ‘School Academic Scrutiny Committee’ to reflect organisational change AB17-84.
A14.2.1 and A14.2.2 Revision of student exclusion regulation on academic grounds other than failure at assessment via the Student Contract route AB18-33.
A14.2.3, H12.3.1 (ii) and Annex H Deletion of regulations and annex due to revision of student exclusion regulation (refer to ‘Major’ A14.2.2).
B2.1.2 (xiii) Introduction of regulation allowing for anonymous marking in coursework AB18-33.
B14.1 Revision to extend anonymity across all assessments (refer to ‘Major’ B2.1.2 [xiii]).
C4.1.1, C4.1.3 and C4.2.5 Revisions to Level 4 in-year module retrieval AB18-33.
D4.1 Addition to include the approved Master of Mathematics (MMath).
E1.2 Revision to reflect revised processes with regard to the constitution and terms of reference of examination boards AB17-84.
G3.4 Revision to clarify the guidance relating to agreeance of adjustments and issue of the student Learning Support Plan AB18-33.
G3.8 Deletion of the regulation due to the revision of issue of the student Learning Support Plan (refer to ‘Major’ G3.4).
H12.3.3 Revision of approved processes with regard to the membership of the Academic Appeals Committee AB17-84.