University Policy Updates - Replacement Exams

Replacement Exams/Additional Assessment Update

There have been changes to the Modified Arrangements for Coursework Assessment (MACA) Policy.

For a summary of the changes click here:

Please be aware of the following:

Before the Primary Examination

"Modified arrangements will not be granted for minor ailments, travel, employment, family, customary, sport or leisure commitments, problems with balancing workloads or normal exam stress or anxiety" (see section 1 of the Policy)

"Students who submit an application for a Replacement Examination at least 3 business days before the date of the Primary Examination, will be notified of the outcome of the application at least 24 hours before the Primary Examination" (section 7 of the Policy)

During the Primary Examination

Students who become ill on the way to or during the exam must notify an exam invigilator at the venue and apply for a replacement exam.

It is important to know that if you sit the primary exam you will not be eligible for a replacement exam unless an issue arose during the exam and you made an exam supervisor aware before 50% of the time had lapsed.

All requests for assessment extensions and replacement exams must be on this Form:;field=data;id=7446;m=view

A Medical Certificate will not be accepted.

The full Modified Arrangements for Coursework Assessment Policy can be found here,