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Key policies and procedures

The Institute of Cancer Research's key policies and procedures relating to quality assurance are available to download as PDFs below:

ICR Academic Regulations
The general, academic, and examination regulations governing the ICR’s research degrees and taught courses provision. Read the ICR Academic Regulations.

Validation procedure for taught postgraduate programmes
Information on the procedure for approval of new programmes. Find out more about the Validation procedure for taught postgraduate programmes.

Annual monitoring of MSc courses policy
Information on the purposes, principles, monitoring and reporting of MSc courses. Find out more about the ICR's Annual Monitoring of MSc Course policy.

Periodic review
Information on the guidelines for the periodic review of taught courses. Read the Periodic Review Code of Practice.

External examiners for taught courses
Information on the policy and procedures for external examiners on the taught course programmes. Read the External Examiners Policy and Procedure.

MSc complaints and disciplinary procedure
Information on the procedures for complaints and disciplinary action. Read the MSc complaints and disciplinary procedure.

MPhil/PhD code of practice
Information explaining the programme requirements as well as highlighting important procedures and regulations. Read the MPhil/PhD Code of Practice.

MD(Res) code of practice
Information explaining the programme requirements as well as highlighting important procedures and regulations. Read the MD(Res) Code of Practice.

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