FAQ 339
What is the difference between a referred and deferred assessment?

Referred assessment:


If you fail an assessment and mitigation has not been applied by your College:


You are eligible to take the exam/resubmit an assignment for a second time.


This is classified as a referred assessment and a fee is applicable for exams and coursework.



Deferred assessment:


If you did not take/submit the assessment and you have been granted mitigation:



This is classed as a deferred assessment for which there is no fee.


Referred assessment marks are capped at the minimum pass mark whilst deferred assessments award the full marks gained.



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