The actual mark you achieve in a repeat exam or assessment is capped at 40% or 50% (depending on the pass standard of the module). This means that no matter what mark you achieve (the “actual” mark), a maximum of 40% or 50% will be used to calculate your overall result for the year. The actual mark will be recorded on your student record (academic transcript).
If documented circumstances impacted on your performance in an exam or assessment at the first sitting, you can apply for a waiver of capping. This means that the actual mark you achieve in a repeat exam or assessment will be used to calculate your overall result for the year, and will not be capped.
An online application process for waiver of capping will be available in late June 2020 on the following website: https://www.ucc.ie/en/exams/mitigation/?circle-mitigation
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