Rules and Regulations

Rules and Regulations

Decisions concerning acceptance on to the Postgraduate Programme and provision of information relating to the results of Examinations are the prerogative of the Medical Artists’ Education Trust. Its decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

All registered candidates must abide by the rules and regulations set out by the Education Committee of the Medical Artists’ Education Trust which are as follows:

  1. Accept this Postgraduate Training Programme is based solely on Self-directed study, each candidate will maintain the commitment and self-discipline, which requires the minimum of twelve hours a week, in order to complete the Course.
  2. Agree to punctually attend all Seminars, Webinars, Workshops, Assessments and organised events. If there is a problem with non-attendance the Director of Education should be notified, ideally in writing in advance, or at short notice by telephone.
  3. Agree to read and be familiar with the set Anatomy and Physiology textbooks and online resources recommended and be aware of current events i.e. relevant exhibitions and discussions/debate.
  4. Agree to maintain Course work between organised seminar sessions and commit to agreed self-directed deadlines to ensure the Postgraduate Programme is completed in a satisfactory time.
  5. Agree to attend at least one of the two Annual Assessments. Failure to do so, without prior approval of the Director of Education, will result in termination of studentship. Where two consequetive Assessments will not be attended, it is compulsory for an AIS Form is completed in advance (Authorised Interuption of Study).
  6. Agree to attend the annual conference of the Medical Artists’ Association of Great Britain and all webinars and workshops which are deemed as part of the Course and therefore essential for training and educational purposes. Incourse webinars and workshops are only available to those MAET Registered Students who are fully paid up with their fees and are considered ‘actively participating’ students. Any student with an agreed AIS may only attend those events that are available for Professional attendees, with booking and payment made through the MAET website booking system.
  7. Agree to pay all necessary Course Fees by prescribed dates and accept that these are non-refundable. Non-payment may result in attendance not being permitted or restricted to specific events or venues. It is the responisbilty for each student to ensure all fees are paid promtly and in full. All outstanding fees are required to have been paid in advance of a Final Examination. Each student will be responsible for their student membership of the MAA and related fees, these being separate fees payable to the MAA.
  8. Accept that all syllabus material prepared whilst a current or past registered student on the Medical Artists’ Education Trust Postgraduate Training Programme is the copyright of the Trust and may be used to advertise and promote the Course, with appropriate acknowledgement given to the originator. Copyright where/if applicable, will transfer to the candidate on successful completion of the Course. All artworks created from museum specimens remain the copyright of the museum.
  9. Professional conduct and appropriate dress* is expected at interview, all Seminars, Assessment and Final Examination. (*Dress code: smart or smart/casual i.e. no jeans, t-shirts or trainers).
  10. Agree to abide by the national standard of Code of Practice, may be found via the link National Guidelines | Institute of Medical Illustrators
  11. Further National Guideline information relating to patient consent, confidentiality, photography and social media and other subject areas may be found via the link https://www.imi.org.uk/resources/professional-resources/national-guidelines
  12. Agree to act in a professional manner at all times and towards all members of the MAET Educational Charitable Trust Team including professional colleagues, clients, patients and fellow peers. Unprofessional or aggressive behaviour will not be tolerated in any circumstance and will result in termination of studentship.
  13. A candidate who consistently defaults on these Rules and Regulations will receive a warning letter/email from the Director of Education raising the students attention to area(s) of concern, or reason(s) and thus taken as a given notice that their studentship will be terminated unless improvements are made. The decision of the Education Committee of the Medical Artists’ Education Trust will be final and no other further correspondence will be entered into.
  14. Each student accepts they are solely responsible for their own standard of work, progress and development on this Self-directed Postgraduate Programme. No Supervisor or member of the MAET Educational Trust Team are responsible for a student’s progress, development or standard of work.
  15. The Registration Fee, being an initial one-off fee, applies for a period of five calender years. If a student continues the course beyond five years or withdraws and re-enrols for example, with a five year period elapsing, then a further Registration Fee becomes due. Retainer Fee and further information are available within the AIS Form, within the Student Corner.
  16. In all matters, the decision of the Education Committee of the Medical Artists’ Education Trust will be final and no other further correspondence will be entered into.
  17. The Medical Artists’ Education Trust reserves the right to update these Rules and Regulations from time to time.
  18. The Medical Artists’ Education Trust reserves the right to update or add additional supportive course information where relevant from time to time.