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Guidance for Prospective Students

Exams and other types of formal assessment at university are designed to test your performance, giving an indication of your ability to cope under pressure in a fixed time period. It's common to experience some difficulties around assessment time and we're here to support and advise you on a range of topics including:

  • Assessment regulations, policies and guidance
  • Assessments and feedback
  • Examinations and conduct
  • Late submissions of work
  • Extension requests
  • Personal Extenuating Circumstances (PECs)
  • Student appeals and complaints
  • Academic misconduct 
  • Student Accessibility, disability and inclusion

Before you arrive at Northumbria you may wish to view our Assessment Regulations and Policies web page.




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