Information regarding policy and procedures where cases of plagiarism are suspected/found are covered in this section. There are links to various universities' policies regarding the issue of plagiarism alongside PDF documentation.
Policies and procedures
- Plagiarism: information for staff (LINK)
Advice and guidance provided to staff at Manchester Metropolitan University on the University regulations relating to plagiarism.
- Policy on plagiarism and scale of penalties (undergraduate) (LINK)
The policy document on plagiarism from the School of Humanities at Birmingham University.
- University of Northumbria Regulations (PDF)
The Assessment regulations relating to academic misconduct in place at Northumbria University.
- Association of Colleges (PDF)
A generic academic misconduct policy developed by the Association of Colleges, for use as a template for Colleges considering updating and revising their own regulations.
The AMBeR project, initially commissioned by JISC, aimed to identify the range and nature of penalties applicable to cases of student plagiarism in UK Higher Education Institutions (HEI). The project involved a two-fold study of the regulatory and practical aspects of dealing with student plagiarism, and follow-up research, which is currently in progress.
- Plagiarism: University of Leeds Guide (LINK)
Examples of policies and penalties for dealing with plagiarism from Leeds University.