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Results and Repeats FAQ's

If you have received an F, NG, or N grade i.e., a deficient grade in a module you will need to clear this before you can move forward in your programme. 

Yes, all deficient grades (F, N, NG) grades must be cleared i.e., repeated before you can progress to the next semester of your programme. 

No, you will not be eligible to move forward in your programme until you have cleared the deficient grade(s). 

If you have completed only one academic semester in a current academic year, you are permitted to repeat a maximum of 2 modules from that semester. If you have completed two academic semesters, you are permitted to repeat a maximum of 4 modules. 

Yes, repeat results are capped at a C3 grade. NB. This does not include the clearance of I grades 

Yes, there is a financial cost attached to repeating exams, undertaking link-ins and/or repeating a semester/academic year. There is a repeat fee of €171 per module to sit the annual repeats. For more information, contact student.fees.office@ul.ie 

Registration for repeat exams will be open Wednesday 22nd June to Wednesday 29th of June. Regularly check your student email for notifications and reminders from Academic Registry. 

Yes, there are supports and services always available to you and in some cases, there are additional supports in place to assist students sitting repeats. Email your module leader and also check https://www.ul.ie/academic-registry/student-supports-resources 

 Check your module Sulis site and contact your module leader about what structure the repeat will take. Repeat exams are scheduled Monday 22nd August 2022 - Saturday 27th August 2022. 
 

The module leader will decide on what structure the repeat will take i.e., whether the assessment will be a written submission/project/portfolio etc or whether the assessment will be an exam format. If the repeat is scheduled as an in-person exam, you will need to be available to come on campus.  
 

If you fail your repeat in August, it is likely that you will receive what is called a ‘progression decision’. This progression decision will contain information on what next steps you can take. For example, you may be instructed to take the module as a ‘link-in’ module.  

 
 

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