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

In response to the coronavirus situation, we have had to make extensive changes to the Semester 2 examinations. Please refer to the guides for students for more information.

The guidelines for examinations and assessment listed below are being revised to reflect the changes in process.

Please note the Recent Revisions to Policies and Procedures document and others will follow as they are updated:

Document  Number Document Title
0

Exceptions in light of the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19)  (to follow)

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

6a

6b

Policy for Undergraduate Degree-Classification Borderline Cases

Policy for Postgraduate Taught Degree-Classification 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  (to follow)

13

14 Examination Paper Format Guidelines  (to follow)
15 Exam Board Minutes Template (Internal only document)