Information on applying for Special Consideration in Final Examinations is available on the Examinations website:

Special Consideration in Final Examinations

For most programmes, applications are made through eVision:

Log in to eVision

Candidates seeking special consideration for programmes in the Division of Health Sciences should check the Division of Health Sciences website for information on the application process:

Special Consideration in Final Examinations in the Division of Health Sciences

Application deadline

Applications must be made within five calendar days of the last examination for which you are seeking Special Consideration.

Supporting documentation

A list of appropriate supporting documentation for your application is available on the Examinations website:

Supporting Documentation for Special Consideration in Final Examinations

Special Consideration in internal assessment

It is also possible to apply for Special Consideration in Internal Assessment. This can be approved by the relevant Head of Department, and will normally only be granted where impairment is significant:

Special Consideration in Internal Assessment

Special Consideration during the COVID-19 pandemic

As well as the usual circumstances for Special Consideration such as illness, the circumstances have been extended to cover severe disruptions arising from COVID-19.

Applications for Special Consideration due to COVID-19 are made through eVision in the usual way.

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Last updated 13/07/2021 11.40 AM

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