same materials and carry out the same assignments, but the type of feedback givenby tutors will vary according to the strand
.b. Students in the personal development learner strand cannot submit their work for formal assessment. Students on their first Level 1 (HE4) course unit who areundecided should seek advice from their tutor.c. Students who start out in the personal development learner strand
be able tomove into the undergraduate strand, provided their tutor agrees that they appear tohave the potential to reach the required standards. Such a decision has to be made
the deadline for submitting work for assessment
at the end of the first courseunit
, as it is not possible to claim retrospective credits for units which were notassessed at the time.d. It is the student’s responsibility to notify OCA Head Office if they decide (havingconsulted with their tutor) to change strands.
a. These Conditions of Enrolment apply to all students enrolling on all course units atall levels, irrespective of which strand they are on,
other than where stated explicitly
.b. Separate Conditions of Enrolment apply to postgraduate students.
c. Students on the undergraduate strand will
be registered with the UCA. Thedual registration starts from the point at which work is submitted for assessment atthe end of the first unit. From then on, students will be subject to the relevantregulations of the UCA, as well as those of the OCA. The OCA’s AcademicRegulatory Framework, included in the Student Regulations, is based on theequivalent UCA document and ensures the two frameworks are consistent (and seeSection 8 below).d. The OCA’s Conditions of Enrolment (subject to amendments, additions and other changes introduced from time to time) continue to apply during the entire period astudent is active or until they graduate
. ‘Active’ students are defined as falling intoone of the following groups:
on-programme (course unit is in progress);
awaiting assessment of most recently completed course unit;
had work assessed within the last 12 months, but not yet re-enrolled;
on an agreed deferment from current course unit.
a. Payment of the enrolment fee for course units entitles all students to defined corecomponents. These fall into three groups (programme of study, advice andguidance, and community).b. The core components under
programme of study
Students in the undergraduate strand will receive (potentially) more challenging feedback, pitched at therelevant HE level; while personal development students will receive feedback designed to raise their skillsand understanding, but without necessarily reaching degree level.
A student completing their final Level 3 (HE6) course unit ceases to be ‘active’ from the point at which their degree class is notified, following a Degree Board.