Intellectual property and malpractice

This section gives specific information on the various expectations and policies in relation to academic practice whilst you are on your programme.

Intellectual property (IP), Confidentiality and Copyright

You can find basic information about intellectual property applicable to postgraduate research:

The IP guide highlights relevant policies and the laws on the use of third party materials, ownership of intellectual property and copyright, how to protect your intellectual creation, how to ensure your research publication including thesis complies with the copyright laws, dealing with IP and commercialisation in collaborative research. 

Further information

Academic malpractice and plagiarism

Academic malpractice and plagiarism details the expectations for good academic practice and sanctions for failing to adhere to these.  For more information, please see: