Assessment and Examination

On these pages you can find a guide to assessment at Bucks, how coursework assignments and exams contribute to your overall result (at both module and course level), as well as information on the marking and moderation process.

You will also find information about the operation of exams, including details of exam weeks, venues and what can and cannot be taken into the exam room. You will also find information about the way in which the University promotes assessment integrity and in particular how you can properly reference sources you use in your assignments.

On a practical level, you can find out what steps you can take if you are taken ill unexpectedly or have another type of exceptional circumstance, as well as what options are available to you if you fail a particular piece of work or module.

Finally, we have put together a list of answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the assessment process. If you can't find the answer you're looking for elsewhere, maybe you can find it here?

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