Deferral Information for Students

It is recognised that circumstances may arise which will lead to a student wishing to defer some of his/her assessments and/or formal examinations during the academic year. Please be assured that whatever the circumstances are there is a network of support within the University in Student Services, the Colleges and Schools, Registry and the Student’s Union which you should avail of. This guide is to assist you with the process should you need to apply for a deferral of an examination.

Exams Deferral Policy 

*NOTE* Final Year Deferrals
Q: Can I confer if I defer a final year module?
A: Please refer to the Conferring webpage here for any queries on conferring schedules

Any queries on the Deferral process should be directed to 

For more information please see below: