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Conduct of assessment


This guidance provides supplementary information to help TEIs manage the conduct of assessment. The guidance has been developed in line with the Durham University approach to the conduct of assessment (Learning and Teaching Handbook, 6.2).

See also:


  1. Penalties for Over-length Assessed Work

  2. Dealing with Illegible Examination Scripts

  3. Assessment Irregularities (including plagiarism) (see also the Learning and Teaching Handbook, 6.2.4)

  4. Penalties for the Late Submission of Assessed Work (see also the Learning and Teaching Handbook, 6.2.5)

  5. Support for Students during Examinations (see also the Learning and Teaching Handbook, 6.2.7)

For guidance on Resits in Examinations, please see the relevant Core Regulations for the Common Awards and the Guidance on Resits for TEI Boards of Examiners.