Student Regulations, Handbooks and Policies

This page contains the current student handbooks, regulations, policies and procedures, underpinning the governance and management of all courses offered by the Open College of the Arts.

Enrolment on to an OCA Foundation, Undergraduate, or Postgraduate course is conditional upon students agreeing to familiarise themselves and complying with all applicable regulations and policies as listed below.

Student Handbook

Student Handbook 2018/19

Student Regulations  

Student Regulations 2018/19


Admission Requirements

Conditions of Enrolment


Academic Regulatory Framework (undergraduate degrees)


Common Credit Framework (postgraduate degrees)


Policies and procedures

Statutory requirements policies


Teaching and learning policies


Student support policies


Student conduct policies


When things go wrong policies and procedures