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What is progression?

Progression is the process whereby you move from one developmental year to the next (from year 1 to year 2 for example), usually at the end of the academic year. To progress you must pass modules to a set value of academic credit, pass any specified core modules (modules which you have to take and pass), and meet any programme-specific requirements. For some postgraduate programmes, you may be required to meet additional progression requirements in your taught modules before moving on to the project or dissertation. You will not be able to advance to the next developmental year if you have not met the requirements for progression.

If you meet the required number of credits for progression but fail a core module then in some circumstances you may, subject to the approval of your School or Institute's Subject Examination Board, transfer to a pathway or programme for which you have met the requirements, if such a programme or pathway exists.

If you do not meet progression hurdles for MEng or MSci then you may be required to transfer to the associated BEng or BSc programme, while if you perform exceptionally well on a BEng or BSc programme you may be advised to transfer to the associated MEng or MSci.

What are the progression requirements for my award?

The information below links to the regulations governing progression and award for each qualification awarded at QMUL. In most cases the regulations which apply to your progression are those which you signed up to in the academic year your started your programme. If you are unsure please contact your programme administrator.

Most programmes of study also specify core module requirements for progression and some MEng and MSci programmes require you to get a minimum year or weighted average to progress. Your school or institute will hold this information. Individual programmes may have special regulations that differ from those set out below – check with your School or Institute.

After the foundation year, level 3 modules do not count towards the requirements for progression or award.

BA degrees in modern languages have an additional progression hurdle for the year spent abroad, and a correspondingly higher credit requirement for the award. Your school or institute will be able to give you detailed information.

There may also be a threshold mark requirement for progression, especially for the MEng and MSci. Please contact your programme administrator for details.

2016/17

Progression and award regulations for BA, BSc, BSc(Econ), BEng, BSc(Eng)
Progression and award regulations for MEng and MSci
Progression and award regulations for LLB
Progression and award regulations for MB,BS
Progression and award regulations for BDS
Award regulations: Intercalated BSc and BMedSci
Progression and award regulations: FdA and FdSc
Progression and award regulations for Foundation Certificate
Progression and award regulations: DipHE and CertHE
Progression and award regulations: GradCert and GradDip
Award regulations: Ordinary degree
Progression and award regulations for MA, MSc, MRes, MBA, MPA
Progression and award regulations for LLM
Progression and award regulations: MClinDent
Progression and award regulations: MSc designated Euromasters
Progression and award regulations: PGCert and PGDip

2015/16

Progression and award regulations for BA, BSc, BSc(Econ), BEng, BSc(Eng)
Progression and award regulations for MEng and MSci
Progression and award regulations for LLB
Progression and award regulations for MB,BS
Progression and award regulations for BDS
Award regulations: Intercalated BSc and BMedSci
Progression and award regulations: FdA and FdSc
Progression and award regulations for Foundation Certificate
Progression and award regulations: DipHE and CertHE
Progression and award regulations: GradCert and GradDip
Award regulations: Ordinary degree
Progression and award regulations for MA, MSc, MRes, MBA, MPA
Progression and award regulations for LLM
Progression and award regulations: MClinDent
Progression and award regulations: MSc designated Euromasters
Progression and award regulations: PGCert and PGDip

2014/15

Progression and award regulations for BA, BSc, BSc(Econ), BEng, BSc(Eng)
Progression and award regulations for MEng and MSci
Progression and award regulations for LLB
Progression and award regulations for MB,BS
Progression and ward regulations for BDS
Award regulations: Intercalated BSc and BMedSci
Award regulations: Intercalated MSci
Progression and award regulations for Foundation Certificate
Progression and award regulations: DipHE and CertHE 
Progression and award regulations: GradCert and GradDip
Progression and award regulations for MA, MSc, MRes, MBA, MPA
Progression and award regulations for LLM
Progression and award regulations: MClinDent
Progression and award regulations: MSc designated Euromasters
Progression and award regulations: PGCert and PGDip

2013/14

Progression and award regulations for BA, BSc, BSc(Econ), BEng, BSc(Eng)
Progression and award regulations for MEng and MSci
Progression and award regulations for LLB
Progression and award regulations for MB,BS
Progression and ward regulations for BDS
Award regulations for Intercalating degrees (including BMedSci)
Progression and award regulations for Foundation Certificate
Progression and award regulations: DipHE and CertHE
Progression and award regulations: GradCert and GradDip
Progression and award regulations for MA, MSc, MRes, MBA, MPA
Progression and award regulations for LLM
Progression and award regulations: MClinDent
Progression and award regulations: MSc designated Euromasters
Progression and award regulations: PGCert and PGDip

2012/13

Progression and award regulations for BA, BSc, BSc(Econ), BEng, BSc(Eng)
Progression and award regulations for MEng and MSci
Progression and award regulations for LLB
Progression and award regulations for MB,BS
Progression and ward regulations for BDS
Award regulations for Intercalating degrees (including BMedSci)
Progression and award regulations for Foundation Certificate
Progression and award regulations for MA, MSc, MBA
Progression and award regulations for LLM
Progression and award regulations for MRes
Progression and award regulations for MClinDent
Progression and award regulations for PgCert and PgDip

2011/12

Progression and award regulations for BA, BSc, BSc(Econ), BEng, BSc(Eng)
Progression and award regulations for MEng and MSci
Progression and award regulations for LLB
Progression and award regulations for MB,BS
Progression and ward regulations for BDS
Award regulations for Intercalating degrees (including BMedSci)
Progression and award regulations for Foundation Certificate
Progression and award regulations for MA, MSc, MBA
Progression and award regulations for LLM
Progression and award regulations for MRes
Progression and award regulations for MClinDent
Progression and award regulations for PgCert and PgDip
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