School of Social and Political Science

Extensions and Special Circumstances


We are committed to supporting you during your studies. 

Where something 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 for Special Circumstances

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

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