For diploma students

The information contained in this section is relevant to all diploma programmes.

The School reserves the right at all times to withdraw, suspend or alter particular courses and syllabuses, and to alter the level of fees. Courses are on occasion capped (limited to a maximum number of students) or subject to entry conditions requiring the approval of the course convenor. The School cannot guarantee that places on specific courses will be available.

Course and programme information

Programme regulations

Undergraduate course guides
Graduate course guides

Summary of 2020/21 undergraduate course and programme changes
Summary of 2020/21 graduate course and programme changes

School and academic regulations

During your period of study at the School there are various regulations that apply to you:

Regulations relating to academic study

Code of good practice for undergraduate, diploma and postgraduate programmes: teaching, learning and assessment: explains the basic reciprocal obligations and responsibilities of staff and students.

Regulations for diplomas: set out the 'ground rules' for your programme.

General academic regulations for all postgraduate students entering in or after the 2020/21 academic year

Statement on editorial help

Fitness to study

Extensions, Deferrals and Exceptional Circumstances for all postgraduate students

Interruption Policy

Classification schemes

Scheme for the award of a diploma: sets out the rules by which diplomas are classified.

Scheme for the award of a diploma in Accounting and Finance

For executive programmes offering exit awards, information about the award of a diploma  can be found in the relevant Programme regulations for executive programmes

Regulations relating to assessment offences
The School uses two sets of regulations in this area: one covering plagiarism and one covering all other academic offences (such as exam cheating).

Regulations on assessment offences: plagiarism

Regulations on assessment offences other than plagiarism

Regulations relating to appeals, complaints and disciplinary matters

Appeals regulations: set out the procedure by which students may appeal against their final degree classification.

Student complaint procedure: helps you to resolve any problems that may rise during your programme of study.

Disciplinary procedure for students: sets out a number of standards to which the School expects you to keep and makes it possible for an investigation to take place if those standards are breached.

Regulations relating to School services

Library rules

Information security policy

Conditions of use of IT facilities


Data protection

LSE Intellectual Property Policy

Lecture Recording Policy

Policies relating to students and staff

Ethics code

Equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) policy statement

School disability policy

Procedure for considering allegations of harassment involving students

Discrimination, Harassment and Bullying Policy

Student drugs and alcohol policy

Student drugs and alcohol procedure

Policy on smoking

Policy on trans staff and students

Whistleblowing policy

Safeguarding policy

For other policies and procedures not listed here, please refer to the Policies and Procedures website.