Code of Practice
Examinations and Assessment
This Code of Practice on Examinations and Assessment outlines Queen’s University Belfast’s procedures for the assessment and examination of students on undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes, including the taught elements of professional doctorates.
Information on the assessment and examination of students enrolled on postgraduate research degree programmes can be found in the Research Degree Programmes.
This Code of Practice on Examinations and Assessment complements the Study Regulations for Undergraduate Programmes and the Study Regulations for Postgraduate Taught Programmes. In the event of any conflict of interpretation between the Code of Practice and the Regulations, the Regulations prevail.
Please note: It is the responsibility of each Head of School to ensure compliance with this Code of Practice. While operational responsibility may be delegated to School staff, the Head of School retains formal accountability for oversight of the School’s processes and procedures.
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