Exams and coursework

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

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FASER - coursework submission and feedback

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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 2021-22 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

Board of Examiners' outcomes (undergraduate students)

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.

Repeating a year

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

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.

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 a year on a different course

If you choose to repeat the year on a different course, it’s important that you take these factors into account.

Proceeding to the next year carrying 15 failed credits

The implications of having failed 15 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.

Proceeding to the next year trailing 15 credits

Find out what to do if you wish to proceed to the next year trailing 15 credits.

Proceeding to the next year trailing 30 credits

Find out what to do if you wish to proceed to the next year trailing 15 credits.

Proceeding to the next year carrying 15 failed credits and trailing 15 failed credits

Find out what to do if you wish to proceed to the next year carrying 15 failed credits and trailing 15 failed credits.

Changing course and proceeding to the next year carrying failed credits

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

Changing course and trailing failed credits

Find out what to do if you wish to change course and proceed to the next year carrying your failed credits.

Change course, carrying failed credits and trailing failed credits

Find out what to do if you wish to change course carrying failed credits and trailing failed credits.

Leaving the University with an alternative award

Details of the alternative awards that may be awarded.

Carry fails in trailed modules and repeat current year

Carry fails in January trailed modules and re-register onto same year of study without trailed reassessment.

Carry fails in trailed modules and repeat failed current year modules on a part-time basis

Carry fails in January trailed modules and re-register onto same year of study without trailed reassessment.

Carry fails in trailed modules and undertake reassessment without attendance in the next academic year in failed current year modules

Carry failed January trailed modules as an intermitting student next year whilst undertaking reassessment without attendance in failed current year modules.

Repeat current year and undertake reassessment without attendance in previously trailed modules

Find out what you need to know if you decide to repeat current year and undertake reassessment without attendance in previously trailed modules.

Repeat failed current year modules on a part-time basis undertake reassessment without attendance in previously trailed modules

Find out what you need to know if you decide to repeat failed current year modules on a part-time basis undertake reassessment without attendance in previously trailed modules.

Appealing an assessment result (academic appeals)

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.

Submitting an academic appeal

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

Academic offences

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.

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.

If you're suspected of committing an academic offence

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

Academic offences appeals

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