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Resit Examinations Frequently Asked Questions 1. When will I know if I need to take resit examinations? Dates for publication of results can be found at: http://www.dur.ac.uk/spa/student/assessment/passlistdates/ You will then need to scroll down the page to find your year and programme. If your results are published there will be an icon next to your publication date which, when clicked, will open a PDF file showing the pass list and your outcome. If this states ‘Resit(s) Required’ then you will be required to take resit assessments. 2. When is the August Resit Examination period? The resit period is Wednesday 16th August 2006 to Tuesday 29th August 2006 (inclusive). 3. When will the August Examination Timetable be available? The Publication date for the August Examination Timetable will be Monday 24th July 2006. The Resits examination timetable will be available here: http://www.dur.ac.uk/spa/student/assessment/exam_timetable/ 4. How do I register for my Resit Assessments? You should register for Resit Examinations online using DUO at: http://duo.dur.ac.uk/webapps/portal/frameset.jsp You should log-on and then select the ‘Resit Registration’ area. This will then allow you to complete your personal details and register for you resit examinations. You are required to register on DUO for any resit assessments. If you are only required to retake in-course assignment you should register using the same process. 5. I have a concession to take my Assessments as a first attempt in August, do I still need to register online? Yes, you will need to register online through DUO (See point 4 above). However, if all of your assessments are covered by your concession the resit fee will be waved. You will still be responsible for any costs associated with sitting examinations abroad (if you are eligible and choose to do so). 6. I am required to retake some in-course assessments how do I find out what to do? If your are required to retake in-course assessments then you should still register on DUO (point 4 above) but you will need to contact your department for further information.. 7. Is there a charge for Resit Assessments? There is a standard charge of £50 for all resit assessments (i.e. only one amount of £50 regardless of the number of resits you are required to take). 8. Am I eligible to take my Resit Examinations Abroad? Students permanently resident in the United Kingdom are required to return to Durham to take resit examinations. No UK student is eligible to request to take their examinations in another country. Students who are permanently resident outside the UK can request to take examinations in their home country (approval will not be given to students resident outside the UK to take their resit examination in a country other than their home country). Endorsement of this request will be given by your department and final approval will be granted by Student Planning and Assessment. 9. If I am eligible to take my Resit Examinations Abroad what do I do? If you are eligible to take your resit examinations abroad (see point 6 above), and you wish to do so, you make a request using the online resit registration facility in DUO (see point 4 above). At the end of the registration process you should print an Overseas Resit Registration Form. This form should be taken, by you, to your nearest British Council. If they are able to accommodate your resit examinations they should complete the form and fax it to the Student Planning and Assessment Office (Fax Number +44 191 334 6431). 10. Are there any additional charges if I take my Resit Examinations Abroad? There are two additional charges you will incur if you take your resit examinations abroad: i. There is a standard overseas charge of £50. This is to cover the University of Durham’s administrative costs of ensuring your examination papers arrive in your home country. ii. Any charges the British Council wish to make for holding your resit examinations must be paid by you. The University is not responsible for any charges incurred through the British Council. 11. When will I be informed of the outcome of my Resits? All Resit Publication dates will be posted online at the following address at the end of August: http://www.dur.ac.uk/spa/student/assessment/passlistdates/ You will then need to scroll down the page to find your year and programme. If your results are published there will be an icon next to your publication date which, when clicked, will open a PDF file showing the pass list and your outcome. 12. If I still have a question who should I contact? If you require further information then please send an e-mail to: SPA@Durham.ac.uk A member of Student Planning and Assessment will contact you regarding your particular problem.
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