Candidates who sat examinations in April can view the relevant instructions in Essential Documents. Please make sure this document, particularly the Covid 19 Appendix to Appeals Policy relating to the April 2020 exams, are read and understood prior to submitting an appeal.
You may make an appeal on the following grounds:
- Irregular procedure or improper conduct of an assessment.
- Extenuating personal circumstances which affected your assessment, you could not reasonably disclose under the mitigating circumstances policy
If you wish to make an appeal you need to complete a Stage one application within 40 days of the release of the exam result.
- Assessment Appeals Policy and Procedures
- Application Form for Assessment Appeals, Stage One
- Application Form for Assessment Appeals, Stage Two
Inappropriate Conduct Appeals
You may make an appeal on the following grounds:
- There is evidence that the Board of Examiners failed to consider or did not have access to evidence that would have changed the outcome of the investigation and/or the penalty imposed;
- The penalties imposed by the Board of Examiners are demonstrably unreasonable (i.e. there is an obvious or clear quality to the unreasonableness of the resolution).
- There is evidence that procedural or administration error occurred during the Inappropriate Conduct investigation stage or Board of Examiners decision.
If you wish to make an appeal you need to complete a Stage one application within 30 days of the investigation outcome.
- Inappropriate Conduct Appeals Policy
- Application Form for Inappropriate Conduct Appeals, Stage One
- Application Form for Inappropriate Conduct Appeals, Stage Two
You should note
- Any evidence to support an appeal application must be included
- You cannot request a remark of your exam paper using the appeal process
- The outcome of an appeal has a range of possible outcomes and does not result in an automatic remark of an exam paper or a change to the investigation outcome
- The policy should be read in full before submitting an appeal application to ensure it meets the grounds
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