IMC Reference Documents Index
An index to reference documents concerning Individual Mitigating Circumstances (IMCs) and assessment.
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
Since this is a formal document which could be updated, there is an associated version-history document for it.
Separate linkable IMCA appendices
IMCA appendix no 1 — the IMC guidance document.
Please note that this is also available without the "appendix" trappings as 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 anyone needing to complete this form should use the downloadable Word document (the appendix to Quality Assurance Code of Practice statement 16).
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