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This exams and coursework information is for undergraduate and postgraduate taught students.
Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 we have agreed alternative methods of assessment to replace our standard campus-based exams. Find out everything you need to know about the alternative assessment arrangements.
Marking and assessment policies for undergraduate and taught postgraduate work.
Find out when upcoming exams are taking place.
Find out when exams results are scheduled to be published.
The University of Essex provides invigilation services for students registered with other universities.
Find out about exam resits including fees.
Contact us for enquiries about centralised exams including exam timetables, locations, papers and individual exam needs.
Find out about late submission of coursework
Find out about making a late submission request
Find out what extenuating circumstances are and about the policy regulations.
Details of what you need to do and when in order to apply for extenuating circumstances.
Find out how your extenuating circumstances application is processed and assessed.
What you need to know if you're considering submitting an academic appeal.
Find out what happens after you've submitted your academic appeal.
Find out what options are available to you if you're unhappy with your appeal outcome.
Guidance on what to do if you're accused of committing 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.
An academic offence is an attempt to gain an unfair advantage in any formal assessment, such as coursework and exams.
The process you need to follow if you wish to appeal against an academic offence penalty.