Important Documents

Guide to Exceptional Circumstances 2023/24
Fixed-Time Assessment Regulations for Candidates 2023/24
    Undergraduate Exceptions Circumstances Flowchart
    Postgraduate Exceptional Circumstances Process Flowchart

    Please find a list of deadlines below

    Business and Social Sciences - Undergraduate 

    Teaching Period 105 February 2024
    Teaching Period 2-Final Year20 May 2024
    Teaching Period 2- All other years

    10 June 2024

    Referral Period28 August 2024

    Please submit your Exceptional Circumstances Applications via the MAP task

    Please direct any enquiries to BSS support.

     

    Business and Social Sciences - Postgraduate

    Postgraduate Term 112 February 2024
    Postgraduate Term 227 May 2024
    Postgraduate Term 328 August 2024

    Please submit your Exceptional Circumstances Applications via the MAP task

    Please direct any enquiries to BSS Support.

     

    Business and Social Sciences – BSc/MSc Business Enterprise Development

    For information on the exceptional circumstances deadlines for ABS BSc / MSc Business Enterprise Development please email ABS Business Enterprise Development Support.

    Business and Social Sciences – MBA and Online Programmes

    • For information on the exceptional circumstances deadlines for MBA programmes (Full-time, Executive, and Senior Leadership Degree Apprenticeship) please email MBA Support.
    • For information on the exceptional circumstances deadlines for Aston Online programmes (MBA and MSc) please email Aston online.

    Business and Social Sciences – Level 6 Degree Apprenticeships
     
    For information on the exceptional circumstances deadlines for ABS Level 6 Degree Apprenticeships please email ABS Apprenticeships.

    Centre for English Language and Communication at Aston (CELCA)

    Teaching Period 1 assessmentsTBC
    Teaching Period 2 assessmentsTBC

    Please submit your Exceptional Circumstances Applications via the MAP task.

    Please direct any enquiries to Ammandeep Kaur, the CELCA Administrator.

     

    Education Team

    All ProgrammesTBC
     
    For courses in Learning and Teaching in Higher education, please contact us, the CLIPP ITLP, Pg CERT, Pg DIP, and MEd Administrator in the first instance. 

    Engineering and Physical Sciences - Undergraduate

    Foundation Stage - TP1 Examinations, Coursework, and Class Tests - Teaching Period 126 January 2024
    Foundation Stage - TP2 Examinations, Coursework, and Class Tests - Teaching Period 224 May 2024
    Foundation Stage - Resit Period02 August 2024
    Undergraduate - TP1 Examinations, Coursework, and Class Tests - Teaching Period 126 January 2024
    Undergraduate - TP2 Examinations, Coursework, and Class Tests - Teaching Period 214 June 2024
    Undergraduate - Final Year (including stage 2 programmes in Electrical and Electronic Engineering) 24 May 2024
    Placement Year/Study Abroad Year21 June 2024
    Undergraduate - Resit Period30 August 2024

    Please submit your Exceptional Circumstances Applications via the MAP task

    Please send any enquiries to EPS ECAP.

     

    Engineering and Physical Sciences – Postgraduate

    September Cohort - Teaching Period 126 January 2024
    September Cohort - Teaching Period 224 May 2024
    September Cohort - Resit Period30 August 2024
    September Cohort - Dissertation04 October 2024
    January Cohort - Teaching Period 110 May 2024
    January Cohort - Teaching Period 210 August 2024
    January Cohort - Resit Period28 October 2024
    January Cohort - Dissertation10 January 2025

    Please submit your Exceptional Circumstances Applications via the MAP task

    Please send any enquiries to EPS ECAP.

     

    Engineering and Physical Sciences – Work-Based Learning Students (APEC)

    Work-based learning students should contact their Programme

    Administrator in the first instance.

    Please submit your Exceptional Circumstances Applications via the MAP task

    Please direct any enquiries to EPS APEC.

    Panel Meetings are held on a
    monthly basis

    Health and Life Sciences - Undergraduate, Graduate Diploma, and Foundation Degree Programmes

    All applications should be submitted AFTER an assessment has taken place or the assessment deadline has passed.

    All applications will be reviewed within two weeks of the final deadline for submission.

    All applications should be submitted via the Exceptional Circumstances MAP task.

    Please send any enquiries to HLS-ECAP.

    Teaching/Assessment Period 1 final deadline for submissions: 
    Hearing Aid Audiology, Fd - All Students12 January 2024
    Medicine, MBChB - First and Second Year Students only26 January 2024
    Nursing Studies, BSc - All Students26 January 2024
    All other Undergraduate and Graduate Diploma Programmes not listed above - All Students29 January 2024
    Teaching/Assessment Period 2 final deadline for submissions: 
    Medicine, MBChB - Final Year Students only13 March 2024
    Medicine, MBChB - First and Second Year Students only24 May 2024
    Medicine, MBChB - Third and Fourth Year Students only19 July 2024
    Nursing Studies, BSc - All Students17 May 2024
    Neuroscience, BSc - All Students17 May 2024
    Optometry, MOptom - Final Year Students only13 May 2024
    Pharmacy, MPharm - All Students22 May 2024
    All other Undergraduate and Graduate Diploma Programmes not listed above - Third and Final Year Students only17 May 2024
    All other Undergraduate and Graduate Diploma Programmes not listed above - all other Years of Study07 June 2024
    Refer/Defer Assessment Period final deadline for submissions: 
    Medicine, MBChB - Final Years Students only30 May 2024
    Medicine, MBChB - First and Second Year Students only12 July 2024
    Medicine, MBChB - Third and Fourth Year Students only28 August 2024
    Neuroscience, BSc - All Students05 July 2024
    Nursing Studies, BSc - All Students16 July 2024
    Pharmacy, MPharm - All Students07 August 2024
    All other Undergraduate and Graduate Diploma Programmes not listed above - All Students28 August 2024

    Medical Biosciences, BSc - please see dates below:

    Oct/Nov/Dec Teaching Block06 December 2023
    Jan/Feb/Mar Teaching Block10 April 2024
    Apr/May/Jun Teaching Block26 June 2024
    Jul/Aug/Sep Teaching Block25 September 2024

     Health and Life Sciences – Postgraduate Programmes

    All applications should be submitted AFTER an assessment has taken place or the assessment deadline has passed.
    All applications received will be reviewed within two weeks of the final deadline for submission.
    All applications should be submitted via the Exceptional Circumstances MAP task.
    Please send any enquiries to HLS-ECAP.
    ProgrammeFinal Submission Date 1Final Submission Date 2Final Submission Date 3
    Advanced Clinical Practice in Ocular Health, MSc29 January 202401 July 2024n/a
    Advanced Dental Implantology, MSc29 January 202409 September 2024n/a
    Advanced Hearing Therapy Practice, MSc/CPD08 January 202429 May 202429 August 2024
    Biosciences, MRes29 January 202415 April 202429 August 2024
    Clinical Science, MSc29 May 202429 August 2024n/a
    Drug Delivery, MSc29 January 202417 May 202429 August 2024
    Flexible Framework Optometry and CPD, to include: Glaucoma CPD, Independent Prescribing for Optometrists CPD/PGCert, Medical Retina CPD29 January 202401 July 2024n/a
    Health Leadership, PgCert05 February 202425 June 2024n/a
    Health Psychology, Campus and Online, MSc01 March 202414 June 202430 August 2024
    Level 7 Apprenticeship Research Scientist, MRes29 August 2024n/an/a
    Mental Health Therapeutics, PgCert08 April 202417 June 2024n/a
    Neurophysiology Programmes, MSc/CPD/PgCert29 May 202429 August 2024n/a
    Overseas Pharmacists, PgDip29 January 202422 May 202407 August 2024
    Pharmaceutical Sciences, MSc29 January 202417 May 202429 August 2024
    Pharmacist Independent Prescribing, PgCert/CPD - September 23 Cohort04 April 2024n/an/a
    Pharmacist Independent Prescribing, PgCert/CPD - March 24 Cohort25 September 2024n/an/a
    Pharmacokinetics, MSc29 January 202417 May 202429 August 2024
    Physician Associate, MSc20 September 202411 October 2024n/a
    Psychiatric Pharmacy, PgDip16 September 2024n/an/a
    Psychiatric Therapeutics, PgCert08 April 202417 June 2024n/a
    Psychology (Conversion), MSc23 February 202428 June 202430 August 2024
    Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, MSc29 January 202415 April 202429 August 2024

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