An academic appeal is a request for a decision made by a Board of Examiners to be reconsidered in relation to marks, progression, degree classification or degree award
The University of Edinburgh is committed to maintaining an effective procedure to allow all members of its community to make legitimate appeals.
An academic appeal is a request for a decision made by the Board of Examiners to be reconsidered. There are two grounds on which an appeal can be made:
The University’s academic appeals system is managed by Academic Services, who provide detailed guidance for undergraduate students who are considering making an appeal.
If you are considering an appeal you should discuss this with your Personal Tutor or the Director of the BMTO in the first instance. If there are genuine grounds for an appeal it is often possible to bypass the formal procedures. If you do decide to make an appeal, you are strongly encouraged to get advice from Edinburgh University Students' Association.