What is mitigation?

Mitigation acknowledges certain circumstances that may impact on your performance at the first attempt of an examination or assessment.

If you have mitigating circumstances which have or had an effect on your ability to prepare for or sit an examination, you can apply through either of the following options: Module/Examination Deferral or Waiver of Capping of Marks for a Repeat exam.

Module/Examination Deferral: In advance of your exams/assessments you can defer these because of documented circumstances that impact substantially on your ability to prepare for or perform at your best in an exam.

Waiver of Capping of Marks: You can apply for a Waiver of capping of marks for Supplemental (Repeat) examinations or assessments if you can prove you had mitigating circumstances/grounds which affected your performance for a first attempt examination. 


To apply for a Waiver of capping of marks in a Repeat sitting you must wait until your results have been finalised and released.

For more information see Examinations - Mitigation


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Last Updated: Mar 1st 2023 - Keywords: mitigation   deferral   waiver of capping     - Views: 2339

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