The Bradford Graduate
At the University of Bradford, we are committed to providing a high-quality and distinctive educational experience for all our students.
Our Curriculum Framework, Assessment Regulations and Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Strategy lay out the core educational principles for all our degree awards, from foundation courses through to doctoral education.
All University of Bradford programmes leading to an award strive to develop in our students a set of distinctive graduate attributes.
Assessment and award at Bradford
Decisions relating to assessment, progression and award of University of Bradford programmes are made according to the following regulations:
- Regulation 7 - Assessment Regulations
- Regulation 2 - Governing Undergraduate Awards
- Regulation 9 - Governing Postgraduate Awards
A guide to our Institutional Grading Criteria is also available.
University of Bradford programmes...
- Are inclusive
- Incorporate global perspectives and sustainability
- Foster employability
- Are research-led
- Are digitally rooted
- Are personalised.
University of Bradford programmes deploy and use...
- A programme-focussed approach.
- Co-creation of curriculum.
- The University of Bradford academic themes.
- Active and collaborative learning.
- Enquiry based learning.
- Programme-focussed assessment.
- Real world and experiential learning.
- Transitions to learner autonomy.
- Commit to their own personal and professional development, having acquired lifelong learning skills and developed a desire to make a difference in the world
- Confidently use established techniques of analysis and enquiry in creative and innovative ways to problem solve across a range of academic disciplines
- Demonstrate a competent knowledge base including global perspectives in their field
- Gain a solid grasp of contemporary issues through their studies, whilst demonstrating an appreciation of the uncertainty, ambiguity and limits of knowledge
- Embrace new technological solutions, not only in the context of study and employment but to communicate effectively with others
- Have experience of the world of work and have developed relevant employability skills, attitudes and behaviours including self-awareness, a commitment to equality and diversity and cultural competence
- Relish the opportunity to exercise initiative and take personal responsibility for decision-making in complex and unpredictable contexts
- Understand and commit to economic, social and environmental sustainability from a local to a global level.
- Giving feedback on University services as a user and customer
- Focus groups, interviews, and other research events
- Student-led meetings
- Listening events, and other opportunities for student/staff discussion
- Personal Academic Tutor
- Programme approval and review feedback
- Longitudinal surveys such the Bradford Student Survey and National Student Survey
- Group surveys such as module evaluations
- Voting for awards
- Becoming a Graduate Fellow through Bradford:Fellowships
- Voting for awards, for student reps and in other student elections and referendums
- Becoming a programme or Faculty Representative
- Take part in Student Staff Liaison Committees as a rep or by giving feedback to your rep
- Becoming a Students' Union officer or delegate.
- Student-led meetings
- Contribute ideas in discussions or forums
- Attend or be a member of UBU Forums
- Attend or be a member of UBU Council
- Attend and be a member of UBU Sports and Societies
- Getting involved in other Students' Union activities and initiatives
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