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Reference documents

This page provides an index to various reference documents concerning Individual Mitigating Circumstances (IMCs) and assessment. Most users should not expect to scroll through these and decide which one they want — most will simply be directed to one of these from a particular link or answer to a question.

Summary/introductory documents

Summary information for staff about ... Individual Mitigating Circumstances and assessment is a two-side summary introduction for staff.

Summary information for students about ... Individual Mitigating Circumstances and assessment is a two-side summary introduction for students.

What are Individual Mitigating Circumstances? is the one-side definition document for IMCs. Please note that this is the same as the IMCA Appendix 1, but without the "appendix" trappings. You should refer/link to this, unless you specifically need to link to the Appendix.

The full, formal IMCA document

Individual Mitigating Circumstances & Assessment: Principles & Procedures within & outside the New Framework for Assessment: Assessment Regulations formally abbreviated as IMCA. Since this is a formal document which could be updated, there is an associated version-history document for it.

Separate linkable IMCA appendices — with their preferred alternative locations where appropriate

IMCA appendix no 1 — the IMC guidance document.
Please note that this is also available without the "appendix" trappings as the What are IMCs?. You should refer/link to this, unless you specifically need to link to the Appendix.

IMCA appendix no 2 — the coursework extension request form.
Please note that this is available from the LTEO web-site as a downloadable Word document, and anyone needing to fill the form in should use this link.

IMCA appendix no 3 — detailing concepts and terms within & outside the NFA.

IMCA appendix no 4 — the IMC report form.
Please note that this is available from this web-site as a downloadable Word document, and anyone needing to fill the form in should use this link.

IMCA appendix no 5 — the IMC procedural overview.

IMCA appendix no 6 — Board of Examiners for Programmes (BEP) procedures for Part 1 assessment (non-CPD).

IMCA appendix no 7 — Board of Examiners for Programmes (BEP) procedures for Part 2 assessment (non-CPD).

IMCA appendix no 8 — Board of Examiners for Programmes (BEP) procedures for Part 3 assessment (non-CPD).

IMCA appendix no 9 — Board of Examiners for Programmes (BEP) procedures for IMC-related Part 3 award classification (non-CPD).

IMCA appendix no 10 — Board of Examiners for Programmes (BEP) procedures for IMC-related aegrotat award (Part 3 or Part 4).

IMCA appendix no 11 — Board of Examiners for Programmes (BEP) IMC-related Part 3 award classification scenarios/boundaries (non-CPD).

IMCA appendix no 12 — Board of Examiners for Programmes (BEP) procedures for Part 4 progression assessment (incl. completion of programme) (non-CPD).

IMCA appendix no 13 — Board of Examiners for Programmes (BEP) procedures for IMC-related Part 4 award classification (non-CPD).

IMCA appendix no 14 — Board of Examiners for Programmes (BEP) IMC-related Part 4 award classification scenarios/boundaries (non-CPD).

IMCA appendix no 15 — Board of Examiners for Programmes (BEP) procedures for CPD-framework programmes.

IMCA appendix no 16 — Board of Examiners for Programmes (BEP) for CPD award classification.

Briefing notes for staff

Briefing note no. 1 (3 December 2009) (pdf) - guidance about whether to submit an IMC claim

Briefing note no. 2 (16 December 2009) (pdf) - the pivotal role of the IMCs Panel

Briefing note no. 3 (5 January 2010) (pdf) - The nature of decision-making at Boards of Examiners for Programmes (BEP)

Briefing note no. 4 (21 January 2010) (pdf) - Summary technical information about SAMIS and IMCs