Guidance on the use of dictionaires in examinations

The document provides information on the types of dictionaries that are allowed or not allowed in exam rooms.

Undergraduates, Taught postgraduates

Our expectations of you under this policy:

You should make sure that you are aware of the requirements of the types of dictionaries that are allowed to be used in exam rooms, or be aware of cases when you need to have a letter of permission to be able to take a dictionary into an exam. 

Your expectations of us under this policy:

The University will make every effort to make sure that exams are conducted fairly and will take action against students who take into exams dictionarires which are not permitted.

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Who to contact

For specific queries about whether you can take a dictionary into your exam, or the type of dictionary you can take, you should contact your programme or School Office.