‌‌Deferral Information for Students

It is recognised that circumstances may arise which will lead to a student wishing to defer some of his/her assessments and/or formal examinations during the academic year. Please be assured that whatever the circumstances are there is a network of support within the University in Student Services, the Colleges and Schools, Registry and the Student’s Union which you should avail of. This guide is to assist you with the process should you need to apply for a deferral of an examination.

Exams Deferral Policy (includes application form)

General Exam Deferral Application Form - WordPDF
College of Science and Engineering specific Application Form
School of Medicine specific Application Form

Any queries on the Deferral process should be directed to your College Office, contact details below.

Deferral of Exam Applications - Contact Details

Students of the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Celtic Studies

Students of the College of Science and Engineering

Students of the College of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences

Students of the College of Business, Public Policy & Law

Shannon College of Hotel Management

School of Law students

Law Postgrad students

BA Legal Studies students

BA Economics students



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examsoffice@nuigalway.ie
091-493024