Work which is submitted after the designated deadline (including any formally approved
agreed extension) for a coursework assessment is deemed late. This work will not be
marked and NS will be recorded.
If serious circumstances beyond a student’s control affect their ability to complete an
assessment they may submit a claim for Exceptional Extenuating Circumstances (EEC).
This must be accompanied by evidence and the work done to date, by the original
assessment submission deadline. This will be considered by an EEC panel.
Where a student has a good reason for late submission which does not amount to an
exceptional circumstance, the relevant Deputy Head of Department, Academic Manager or
Senior Workforce Development Fellow or the Head of Joint Honours Scheme can authorise
an extension of up to a maximum of 7 days with no grade penalty. The Deputy Head of
Department, Academic Manager or Workforce Development Fellow or the Head of Joint
Honours Scheme will expect to see compelling evidence that such an extension is
There is no entitlement to submit late after an agreed submission extension, (e.g. deferral),
nor for the submission of referred work.
If the work is tendered after the agreed extension, it is not marked and an NS grade is
Referred works submitted late are not marked and an NS grade is recorded.