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Examinations and Assessment Policy

Examinations and Assessment Policy

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Examinations and Assessment Policy

Here you will find links to policies and procedures, information and further resources relating to examinations and assessment at Newcastle University.

A separate section of the LTDS website is devoted to external examining: External Examiners.

For policy queries, or to request copies of the documentation below in alternative formats please contact

University Policies and Procedures

Guidelines and Guidance Documents

Please note that the new University Framework for Assessment Design in Taught Programmes (see Framework and Implementation Plan below) is being implemented in the Faculties of Medical Sciences, and Science, Agriculture and Engineering for Academic Year 2020-2021 for all new modules, module revisions, as well as any priority areas identified by each Faculty. Further consultation is currently undertaken in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences with a view to the full implementation of the Framework in all Faculties by Academic Year 2023-2024.