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INTRODUCTION .............................................................................................. 5 SECTION 1: WHO TO GO TO FOR HELP ........................................................... 6 Programme Leader ........................................................................................................................................ 6 Personal Tutor and Support Roles ................................................................................................................. 6 Head of Department ...................................................................................................................................... 6 Email Communication with Edge Hill Personnel ............................................................................................ 6 Faculty of Health and Social Care: Help Desks ............................................................................................... 6 University Support Services............................................................................................................................ 7 External Examiner .......................................................................................................................................... 7

SECTION 2: GETTING STARTED, ATTENDANCE AND ABSENCE ........................ 8 Student Number ............................................................................................................................................ 8 Student Identification (Library Card) ............................................................................................................. 8 Confirmation of Student Status ..................................................................................................................... 8 Security of Personal Information, Data Protection, and Computer Use ........................................................ 8 Change of Address or Name and Change of Circumstances .......................................................................... 8 Attendance .................................................................................................................................................... 9 Reporting Sickness and Absence .................................................................................................................... 9 Pregnancy ...................................................................................................................................................... 9 Holidays ......................................................................................................................................................... 9 Classroom Conduct ...................................................................................................................................... 10

SECTION 3: PROGRAMME DETAILS ................................................................11 Programme Aims ......................................................................................................................................... 11 Programme Structure .................................................................................................................................. 12 Learning Opportunities ................................................................................................................................ 13

SECTION 4: PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT PLANNING (PDP) ...............................14 Professional Development Portfolio ............................................................................................................ 14

SECTION 5: ASSESSMENT, ACADEMIC RULES AND REGULATIONS ..................15 Academic Registry – Online Resources and Information ............................................................................. 15 Assessment Submission Deadlines............................................................................................................... 15 Academic Presentation Requirements – Submitted Assessments ............................................................... 15 Feedback on your Assessment ..................................................................................................................... 16 Pass/Fail Criteria .......................................................................................................................................... 16 Reassessment .............................................................................................................................................. 16 Deadline Extensions ..................................................................................................................................... 16 Exceptional Mitigating Circumstances (EMC) .............................................................................................. 17 Electronic Assessment Submission ............................................................................................................... 17 TURNITIN: Originality Reports ..................................................................................................................... 18 Academic Malpractice ................................................................................................................................. 19 Poor Practice (as identified in student work) ............................................................................................... 19 Confidentiality ............................................................................................................................................. 19 Consent ........................................................................................................................................................ 20 Academic Appeals........................................................................................................................................ 20 Intercalation (pausing and returning to your studies at a later date) ......................................................... 21 Withdrawal from the Programme ............................................................................................................... 21

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