Student Administration

Applying for support

Here you can find Information to support you through the process of applying for a Coursework Extension or Special Circumstance

The University is committed to supporting you during your studies. If there is a situation beyond your control that you feel may have an adverse impact on your academic performance, you can apply for a coursework extension and/or a special circumstance.

Before applying for support we recommend that you discuss your situation with your Student Support Team, Personal Tutor or Student Adviser.

They will be able to advise you on your individual situation and help you access any additional support if necessary.  They can also talk you through the process of submiting an application for support.

Application process overview

The number of steps of the application process you will need to complete will be dependent on whether you are applying for a coursework extension or a special circumstance. The image below shows which steps you need to complete for each type of support.

Process map
Guidance to view

Short videos that demonstrate the process of applying for different types of support.

Guidance to read

Detailed guidance to help you complete your application



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