what happens if you fail a resit module Watch

squiffy the mule
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can someone please help me out here. i'm taking two resits at uni in the next few weeks. but i'm no so confident about one. i was just wondering what will happen if i fail one of the modules and pass the other module?
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It will depend on your uni. But don't worry about it, just try your best
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How much does it cost to resit a module and does the university hate students doing this? also how diffucult are they compared to A levels, like when they are marked are they scaled like using the UMS system ?
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At my uni it's £17 per 10 credit module...and no they don't hate it, and they are marked by percentage. 70+ = 1st, 60-69 = 2:1, 50-59 = 2:2 etc
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Some universities do hate it. Especially in small classes with low failure rates. Why? Because they've got to rewrite the exam papers [and/or coursework tasks], of course.
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(Original post by squiffy the mule)
can someone please help me out here. i'm taking two resits at uni in the next few weeks. but i'm no so confident about one. i was just wondering what will happen if i fail one of the modules and pass the other module?
Depends on the University/what stage you're at. If you're in the first year, passing all but one should be sufficient to get through to the second year (providing the failed module is marginal). Failing a second year module is less clear, they might make you retake the module, or the whole year. Failing a third year module would mean you don't graduate, failing the retake means you'll have to retake it again next year and failing that probably means you're out or would have to retake the third year.

Generally though, it's three fails and you're out (as what has happened to a friend of mine, failed the first year then failed the retakes... then forgot to show up to an examination, failed the year and hence wasn't allowed back into the University). The same is applicable to another friend of mine, has failed a third year module twice and will have to re-take it next May, if he fails that then he won't be allowed to retake it again.

But then this is all University dependent, so don't take my advice - seek your tutors..
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Or you could just hope that your university realises that lots of students are going to fail, and then lowers the pass mark.
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Well how many credits do you need to pass? I take it from the fact you're resitting that they're pretty vital and you need them....

I had to do 120 credits and only needed 100 credits to pass the year, but these 100 had to include ALL core modules. If I hadn't passed and I resat and failed, I wouldn't be allowed into the next year at uni.


Resits at my uni are about £50 i think per module.
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I don't think my university charge for resits...well, I haven't had to sit one so I guess I wouldn't know! It really depends on your course and university. Usually each course has a number of 'mandatory for progression' modules and/or 'mandatory for course' - if the one you fail is the latter, you will be allowed to take it again next year, if the former, you have to pass it before you go into the following year (i.e. failing the resit would mean you either drop out or repeat the first year). Some modules are neither and can be failed in the first year (usually a maximum of one or two).
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