School of Social and Political Science

Extensions and Special Circumstances


We are committed to supporting you during your studies. 

Where a situation beyond your control has an adverse impact on your academic performance, you can apply for a coursework extension and/or for special circumstances via the Extensions and Special Circumstances Service.  

Full details can be accessed via the link below.

Extensions and Special Circumstances Service

Before you apply

Before applying for special circumstances, please contact your Student Support Officer or your Personal Tutor/Programme Director to discuss the situation. They can offer help and advice with your application and may be able to advise on other support available. 

Additional resources
Student category
MSc by Research