The Governance and Regulations are published as a central and authoritative point of reference for the policies and procedures governing the academic life of Queen Margaret University. It is anticipated that the contents of the Governance and Regulations will evolve over time. For this reason the document will be published primarily in web format, making it easier to update.


Academic appeals procedure

Assessment Regulations 2019

Assessment Regulations 2017

Assessment Regulations and Policy 2018 - These Regulations and Policy apply to the majority of QMU programmes with effect from academic year 2018-19. Some programmes will continue to follow the Assessment Regulations (2017). Details are given in the Implementation Arrangements which preface these Regulations and Policy (2018).

Boards of examiners

Exam regulations

Doctoral regulations (PhD and Professional Doctorate regulations)

Research ethics regulations, procedures and guidelines


Taught Postgraduate Framework

Taught Postgraduate generic graduate attributes - see Taught Postgraduate Framework

Taught Postgraduate grade descriptors

Undergraduate generic graduate attributes

Undergraduate grade descriptors

University awards