Essential Higher Education Information


Subject to Validation

When browsing our Higher Education course fact sheets if you see the words, Subject to Validation, this means the course is in development and the details of the course are in the process of being finalised by The Open University or Pearson. We would expect this course to be approved, however, this is not guaranteed and should the course not go ahead you will be informed by Middlesbrough College and assistance will be provided to those who have been offered a place to find a suitable alternative course either at Middlesbrough College or at another provider.

Regulations, Policies and Procedures

All of the higher education awards (courses) are validated by The Open University or Pearson Education.

Regulations for continuing students who commenced their studies before September 2018 on programmes that are validated by Teesside University are available on the Teesside University website.

 

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Higher Education Policies and Procedures 

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Terms of Reference Academic BoardDOCX78.54 KB Download
Assessment and Feedback PolicyDOCX92.78 KB Download
Assessment Board Terms of ReferenceDOCX78.54 KB Download
Research Ethics PolicyDOCX135.16 KB Download
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) PolicyDOCX62.81 KB Download
Maximum Period of RegistrationDOCX62.00 KB Download
Attendance PolicyDOCX81.68 KB Download
Extenuating Circumstances PolicyDOCX141.19 KB Download
Admissions PolicyDOCX85.92 KB Download
Academic Appeals PolicyDOCX84.48 KB Download
Academic Misconduct RegulationsDOCX104.87 KB Download
Code of Practice for ResearchDOCX71.59 KB Download
Admissions Appeals ProcedureDOCX73.96 KB Download
Student RepresentationDOCX69.31 KB Download
HE Student Personal Development and PlanningDOCX61.75 KB Download
Student Work Experience, Raising and Escalating Concerns (Whistleblowing) ProcedureDOCX73.46 KB Download
Programme Boards Terms of ReferenceDOCX36.40 KB Download
Programme Review, Periodic Review Process and Termination of Validated ProgrammesDOCX97.35 KB Download

 

In the interest of providing a positive experience for all of our students, we monitor the level of demand for all of our courses very closely. If we feel that the number of students enrolled on any course will have a negative impact upon their experience or present a risk to health and safety, we reserve the right to close the course before the start of the new academic year. Should this action be necessary, we will take this decision as early as possible and inform you immediately. Please be assured that closing a course due to low numbers is a rare occurrence. Where this course of action is necessary, we would discuss it with you and offer any assistance that we can to help you to identify an alternative course, either at the College or another institution.

To ensure that our courses are current and reflect the latest academic, technological, legislative, and social changes, all are subject to annual review. These reviews may result in minor changes to content, methods of assessment or other details. Where these changes are necessary, we will advise you as early as possible with an open offer to discuss the impact they have on the course. While we hope you will see the value of any such changes, we respect your right to withdraw your application if you believed that the course no longer met your needs. Should you decide to take this course of action, we will offer any assistance that we can to help you to identify an alternative course, either at the College or another institution.

Middlesbrough College hopes that your experience is positive and successful, but accepts that on occasions there maybe something that might cause you to be dissatisfied with the service you receive. If this happens during your dealings with us, then the College welcomes your views so that we can answer your concerns and improve our services for the future. Please follow the link below for details on how you can inform the College of any concern or complaint you may have. All correspondence is treated in confidence.

Complaints Procedure