This guidance provides further information on the processes for dealing with Serious Adverse Circumstances SACs for the online examination period, in light of Covid All students will be assessed in a way that takes account of the extraordinary and challenging conditions in which you will be preparing for and taking these assessments. The measures in the Academic Safety Net will also be applied. In the first instance, any students who find themselves in this category can contact their Department to request an extension of up to 7 days.
Doctorate Extension Scheme (DES)
Graduate School : Examination & Assessment - Durham University
Students are required to submit work before the deadline for submission. Deadlines should be within the working day, so that students can contact the TEI if they have problems. Students must be informed in writing of the deadline for a given piece of work. It is also good practice to notify students in writing on an individual basis where the TEI deems this to be possible and appropriate.
Library Research Support: Researching at a distance
Our graduates have the opportunity to explore the full breadth of Anthropology or specialise in one of our sub-disciplinary areas. We are the only UK department to offer a residential field course UK and international destinations to all our undergraduate students. Our undergraduate courses introduce you to the comparative and evolutionary study of humans and draw on a range of social, cultural and biological approaches. We were delighted to host the launch of Dr Michael Crawley's new book 'Out of Thin Air: Running wisdom and magic from above the clouds in Ethiopia', yesterday in the Anthropology Department. A group of academic experts, including Durham University Anthropology's Professor Simone Abram, calls for more attention to the justice implications of the transition to a post-carbon economy.
If you are unable to complete your dissertation by your current submission deadline, you can apply for an extension. Due to the current restricted campus operations, applications should be sent electronically. Forms should not be sent by post during this period. Taught Student Administration will amend the central database as appropriate and you will be notified of this by email. You should give as much detail as possible about your reasons for requesting an extension to your dissertation submission deadline.