Exams and coursework

This exams and coursework information is for undergraduate and postgraduate taught students.

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FASER - coursework submission and feedback

FASER is the Univesrity's online coursework submission, assessment and feedback service.

No Detriment Policy

The University’s ‘No Detriment’ approach applies to all assessment and reassessment in the 2020/2021 Academic Year.

Assessment and marking policies

Marking and assessment policies for undergraduate and taught postgraduate work.

Exams

How 2020-21 exams will be run

Find out about exam arrangements, including online exams.

Exam dates and timetables

Find out when upcoming exams are taking place.

Exam results schedule

Find out when exams results are scheduled to be published.

Resit examinations

Find out about exam resits including fees.

Contact the Exams Office

Contact us for enquiries about centralised exams including exam timetables, locations, papers and individual exam needs.

Late submission of coursework

Late submission of coursework

Find out about late submission of coursework

Making a late submission request

Find out about making a late submission request

Extenuating circumstances

About extenuating circumstances

Find out what extenuating circumstances are and about the policy regulations.

Making an extenuating circumstances claim

Details of what you need to do and when in order to apply for extenuating circumstances.

Evaluating your extenuating circumstances

Find out how your extenuating circumstances application is processed and assessed.

Reassessment

About reassessment and the Board of Examiners' outcomes

If you took an assessment, but you didn’t pass all your modules, this information outlines what you need to do next in terms of reassessment.

Reassessment over the Summer (August/September 2021)

Find out what to do if you need to take a reassessment this Summer.

Repeating a year

Find out what to do if you need to repeat a year.

Reassessment without attendance

If you have decided to be reassessed without attendance, you won’t be able to proceed to your next year of study until you have undertaken your reassessment.

Repeating modules on a part-time basis

Find out what you need to know if you decide to repeat modules on a part-time basis.

Proceeding to the next year carrying 15 failed credits

The implications of having failed 15 credits towards your overall degree.

Continuing with current year studies carrying 15 failed credits from trailed reassessment

It’s important that you understand the implications of having failed 15 credits towards your overall degree.

Continuing with current year studies carrying 30 failed credits from trailed reassessment

It’s important that you understand the implications of having failed 30 credits towards your overall degree.

Proceeding to the next year carrying 30 failed credits

The implications of having failed 30 credits towards your overall degree.

Changing course and proceeding to the next year carrying failed credits.

The implications changing course and proceeding to the next year with failed credits.

Further reassessment in 15 trailed credits

Information on the implications of selecting this outcome on your continued studies.

Further reassessment in 30 trailed credits

Information on the implications of selecting this outcome on your continued studies.

Further reassessment in 45 trailed credits

Information on the implications of selecting this outcome on your continued studies.

Continuing with current year carrying 15 failed credits and undertaking reassessment in 15 trailed credits

Information on the implications of selecting this outcome on your continued studies.

Continuing with current year carrying 15 failed credits and undertaking reassessment in 30 trailed credits

Information on the implications of selecting this outcome on your continued studies.

Continuing with current year carrying 30 failed credits and undertaking reassessment in 15 trailed credits

Information on the implications of selecting this outcome on your continued studies.

Leaving the University with an alternative award

Details of the alternative awards that may be awarded.

Graduating this year and returning for reassessment in August or September

You may wish to return to undertake reassessment to turn failed marks into passes.

Appealing an assessment result (academic appeals)

Submitting an academic appeal

What you need to know if you're considering submitting an academic appeal.

How your academic appeal is processed

Find out what happens after you've submitted your academic appeal.

Your options after an academic appeal outcome

Find out what options are available to you if you're unhappy with your appeal outcome.

Academic offences

If you're suspected of committing an academic offence

Guidance on what to do if you're accused of committing an academic offence.

How to avoid an academic offence

You can commit an offence even if you have no intention of cheating, so you must be vigilant when submitting work for assessment.

What is an academic offence?

An academic offence is an attempt to gain an unfair advantage in any formal assessment, such as coursework and exams.

Academic offences appeals

The process you need to follow if you wish to appeal against an academic offence penalty.