Q. I am a student in the School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work and Social Sciences or the School or Health Sciences – what do I need to know if I'm submitting a PMC?
I am a student in the School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work and Social Sciences or the School or Health Sciences – what do I need to know?
If you are a student in one of these Schools and registered on a programme that either requires, or lead to, registration with a professional or regulatory body (e.g. HCPC or NMC) you need to be aware of the following:
- submitting a PMC (or an academic appeal) on the basis that you were unable to determine if you were fit to sit or submit could affect your fitness to practise or may impact on your fitness to study. The University has specific policies and procedures for each scenario and links to these are provided.
- if you are required to complete an annual declaration of good health and good conduct, you must discuss any mitigating circumstances which may have an impact on your completed declaration with your Programme Leader or Personal Tutor. This is very important in cases where ongoing health issues may impact on your ability to complete your programme. Staff may be able to direct you to appropriate support.
Students who are registered on post qualifying programmes or postgraduate modules/programmes should remember that they may need to inform their employers of any mitigating circumstances which may impact on their fitness to practise.