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Consequences of Academic Misconduct

 Level  Points range Consequences 
Level 1 (poor academic practice/conduct)   1 - 200

 Mandatory academic integrity training

 a) A record kept for the duration of the learner’s enrolment on the programme of study. 

b) The work must be corrected. Student required to amend all elements identified as poor academic practice. Other content may or may not be altered as appropriate to the assessment and as determined by the School. In the case of an examination, the work must be re-assessed. The corrected work will be assessed; the mark for the assessment/examination/component may or may not be reduced.

 Level 2 Academic Misconduct (Minor)  201 - 350

Mandatory academic integrity training 

a) Formal warning – a written warning is issued by the DUTL/DTLPG or delegate and the instance of academic misconduct is recorded for the duration of the learner’s enrolment on the programme of study. 

b) The work must be resubmitted. Student required to amend all elements identified as breaching academic integrity. Other content may or may not be altered as appropriate to the assessment and as determined by the School. The resubmitted work will be assessed. In the case of an examination, the work must be re-assessed. The assessment/examination/component mark will be reduced or capped at the pass mark and might not* be confirmed until the reassessment Court of Examiners.  

 Level 3 Academic Misconduct (Major)  351 - 500

 Mandatory academic integrity training 

a) Formal warning – a written warning is issued by the DUTL/DTLPG or delegate and the instance of academic misconduct is recorded for the duration of the learner’s enrolment on the programme of study. 

b) The work must be resubmitted at the reassessment session. Student required to amend all elements identified as breaching academic integrity. Other content may or may not be altered as appropriate to the assignment and as determined by the School. In the case of an examination, the work must be re-assessed. The mark for the module will be capped at the pass mark and will not be confirmed until the reassessment Court of Examiners.

 Level 4 Academic Misconduct (Severe)  501+  Case referred directly to the Junior Dean.
*in cases where there is not adequate time for the student to amend and resubmit their work before the Court of Examiners.