If a student has failed a module (mark below 40%) at the first attempt, including any referral
opportunity, there is normally an entitlement to re-enrol for, and retake, the module in full
once more. Retaking necessitates attendance and requires completion of all the
assessments. Any assessment marks from the previous attempt at the module cannot be
If a student fails the module, including the referral opportunity on the second attempt there is
no automatic entitlement to a further attempt. The offer of a third attempt is at the discretion of the Progress Assessment Board, and will only be made if there are compelling reasons to
support that decision. This may be subject to any additional requirements of relevant
professional bodies or external agencies.
The maximum overall mark available for a retaken module is 40%.