Examination Board Guidelines and Assessment Procedures (UG and PG) Spring/Autumn

The following documents (policies, procedures, guidelines) have been reviewed and updated for the operation of Examination Boards and publishing of assessment results during the spring and autumn 2019.

Soft copies of the relevant documents have been distributed to Schools, Deans and Deans' representatives,

Document  Number Document Title

1

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Assessment Procedures

2

Decisions and Decision Codes

3

Guidelines on the Discretionary Award of Credits

4

Heriot-Watt University Assessment and Progression System (HAPS)

5

Guidelines on Complying with SCQF

6

Guidelines Borderline Cases

7

Guide to Medical Certificates under the HAP System

8

Policy on Mitigating Circumstances in Relation to Assessment

9

Policy on Withholding Awards due to Outstanding Debts: Implementation Procedures

10

Appeals Against Examiners' Recommendations of Award - (Internal only document)

11

Managing Suspended Examination Boards

12

Briefing Session: Chairs of Examination Boards; Deans' Representatives

13

14 Examination Paper Format Guidelines