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Academic Frameworks - The Open College of the Arts | Distance Learning Degrees and Courses

Academic Frameworks

Undergraduate and Postgraduate degree programmes are governed by sets of rules that meet the UK Quality Code.

On this page you will find the Academic Frameworks in place covering undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. These frameworks set out the rules for your degree including;

  • pathways
  • degree classifications
  • assessment bandings
  • assessment practice
  • progression

OCA Academic Regulatory Framework

The Academic Regulatory Framework is valid for the 2022/23 academic year and covers undergraduate programmes.

OCA Academic Regulatory Framework

UCA Common Credit Framework

The Common Credit Framework is valid for the 2022/23 academic year and covers postgraduate programmes.

Common Credit Framework

Academic Regulations of Subsidiary Institutions of The Open University

These regulations are valid for the 2023/24 academic year and cover undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes awarded by The Open University.

Academic Regulations of Subsidiary Institutions of The Open University