Examinations

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Examinations

 

 

 

 

 

 

Examination Period Dates

Semester One Examinations

Monday 6th – Friday 17th January 2020 – Completed

Semester Two Examinations

Due to the coronavirus, examinations will no longer run as originally scheduled. An extended assessment period will run from 18 May to 5 June 2020. More information can be found here:

Reassessment  Examinations

Information regarding the dates for the reassessment of outstanding assessment (including examinations and similar timed assessments) will be confirmed with your end of year results. End of year results information can be accessed here:

Year-round Examinations

These are formal examinations or in-class tests usually taking place outside of the three main examination periods due to programme structure and professional setting considerations. These are predominantly for students studying on programmes within the Faculty of Health, Social Care & Medicine and Faculty of Education.

Your module tutor will advise you of the dates and times for these exams or in-class tests either verbally or via email.

Examination Regulations

Examinations are defined as formal, timed assessments of any duration that are subject to continuous invigilation.

You must abide by the University’s code of conduct for examinations, which are outlined in this guide:  Candidate code of conduct for assessment and exams – a guide for students.   You can also find full details in  Appendix Five of the Academic Regulations.

It is your responsibility to ensure you know the time and place of your examinations. Misreading published information is not an acceptable reason for absence at an examination.

Attendance information

  • Please arrive at the examination venue in sufficient time. You can only enter the venue up to 30 minutes after the start of the examination
  • You will not have additional time to complete your examination if you are late.  Please be on time
  • We aim to schedule all examinations within standard lecture times for a particular module, however this is not always possible. Consequently, examinations may take place after 5pm or on weekends during examination periods
  • If you are unable to attend an examination due to illness or any other mitigating circumstance, you must contact Academic Registry immediately. If you are ill, you must also consult your doctor immediately and follow the University’s procedures for the notification of exceptional mitigating circumstances

Please remember:

  • You must present your Unicard at all formal examinations, otherwise your exam paper may be withheld and not marked
  • We strongly advise you not to take expensive personal belongings to an examination venue. You do so at your own risk
  • Take only the materials you need to complete your examination into the exam venue

We expect you to undertake examinations and other formal timed assessments at Edge Hill University (or partner institutions) as appropriate.  In exceptional cases where this is not possible, you may request  to undertake your assessment overseas.  For more information please read the Overseas examination guidance notes and form

 

Examination Modifications

We appreciate that some students may require modifications to examinations, due to a disability, specific learning difficulty or mental health need.

Where there is certifiable evidence to support your request, we offer reasonable adjustments to the standard form of an examination. This includes additional time, use of a PC or small group examination rooms.

Modified examinations test the same core levels of achievement in relation to validated learning outcomes as the assessment and examination of all other students.

Should you require exam modifications or have any queries about modifications, please contact the Inclusion or SpLD teams. You can

You can apply for exam modifications at any time during your studies and we consider requests three times per year.  For information on submission deadlines, please contact the Inclusion or SpLD teams.  If your form is received after the deadline, we cannot guarantee your modifications will be in place for the next exam period.  This does not affect the modifications put in place for future examinations.

Academic Registry will confirm the venue in advance of each examination. If you have not received written confirmation seven days before the examinations, you must email the Examination Modifications Officer.

Module tutors co-ordinate any in-class tests which take place outside the main examination periods. If you have an agreed examination modification you should contact your module tutor and ensure they are aware of your requirements.

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