Student Discipline

The Codes of Practice on Student Discipline set out the procedures to be followed in the case of disciplinary offences by students.

Flowcharts providing an overview of the discipline process are available for both staff and students:

Fitness to Practise

Students’ studies as a candidate for a specified award in Medicine, Dentistry and Education may be suspended or terminated on the grounds that they are judged not ‘fit to practise’.

  • Policy on Fitness to Practise
     
  • Fitness to Practise Guidance Note for:
    Students whose studies as a candidate for the Degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB); Students whose studies for an intercalated degree within the Degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB); Students whose studies as a candidate for the Degree of Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS); Students whose studies as a candidate for the Postgraduate Diploma in Physicians Associate Studies (PA); Graduates of the University with the Degrees of MBChB during their pre-registration period of training; who are being considered for suspension or termination on the grounds that they are not “Fit to Practise”.
     
  • Fitness to Practise Guidance Note for:
    Students whose studies as a candidate for the Degrees of Bachelor of Education (BEd), Master of Arts (Honours) in Education (MA) and Bachelor of Music (BMus) with Honours (Education), or the Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) are being considered for suspension or termination on the grounds that they are not “Fit to Practise”.