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Repeat Learners FAQ

The closing date for registration of Repeat Learner modules was 14th October 2016. 

Late registration has examination, assessment and timetabling implications.

Queries should be emailed to  [email protected] as soon as possible 

You may still register online for semester two repeat learner modules only.

Prior to registering you must first check your course requirements.

Please note: Ordinarily Repeat students are not entitled to a refund of fees paid unless there are compelling and compassionate circumstances arising.

Registration for the August 2017 exam sitting will open in June 2017. 

To help you understand the Repeat Learner category here are some of the frequently asked questions and answers:

1. What is a Repeat Learner?

2. What resources do I have access to as a Repeat Learner?

3. How much does it cost?

4. Can I pay the Fee in instalments?

5. I am Allowed to Progress, how do I register for the next academic year?

6. I am Allowed to Progress and my fees were paid by an Awarding Authority (i.e. SUSI) last year, how do I register for the next academic year?

7. I failed more than 10 credits, how do I register for the next academic year?

8. What is the final date on which I can register as a Repeat Learner for the next academic year?

9. I want to register before the 2nd Friday in October for my failed modules but I do not want to  sit some/all of my failed modules until the 2016/2017 Autumn Examination session in August 2017, how do I arrange  this?

10. I do not want to register in October 2016 as a Repeat Learner – but I want to sit my failed modules in the Autumn Examination session in August 2017?

11. The module I failed is no longer available?

12. I failed my module and have used my four opportunities? 

13. I registered as a Repeat Learner for Semester 1 and/or Semester 2 modules in the current academic year (2016/2017), however failed these modules again. How much will I pay to repeat the failed modules in the Autumn Examination sitting?

14. What will happen if I register for my failed modules after the 2nd Friday in October?

15. How do I know what my failed modules are?

16. I am a student who was admitted via the Institute’s International Office. I am Allowed to Progress. How much will I pay per module for my carried modules?

17. I am a student who was admitted via the Institute’s International Office. I am not Allowed to Progress. How do I register?

18. I am a Taught Postgraduate Masters Student and I failed my thesis?

19. I require academic advice in relation to a specific failed module, who do I contact?

20. The class timetable for my carried modules clash with my current year timetable? 

21. I require information on my fees, who do I contact?

22. I need other assistance regarding my Repeat Learner registration, who do I contact?

23. Where can I read the Repeat Learner Policy?

24. I am School of Life Long Learning (ACCS/Adult Education) Student. How do I register?

25. I failed a semester 1 exam and I wish to repeat this in the Autumn, when can I register for the Autumn sitting?

 

 

 


1. What is a Repeat Learner?

A Repeat Learner is a student who has outstanding modules from previous years. A Repeat Learner will:

2. What resources do I have access to as a Repeat Learner?

You will have access to academic Institute resources e.g. Moodle and Library.

3. How much does it cost?

The fee is €200 per 5 credit module.

Post-graduate rates may vary contact [email protected] and consult the 2016/2017 Post-graduate fee schedule. 

4. Can I pay the Fee in instalments?

You may pay your Repeat Learner fees by semester. e.g. Pay the full amout for semester one and then return in January to pay the fee for semster two. 

There is an option in the online registration to "Pay for Semester One only first"

You will not be registered on modules until the fee has been paid. 

5. I am Allowed to Progress, how do I register for the next academic year?

If you have failed 10 or less non-prerequisite credits (i.e. 2 x 5 credit modules or 1 x 10 credit module) you may be allowed to progress. Go to http://www.wit.ie/registration and follow the instructions provided. We recommend that if you have sat the failed modules in the Autumn Examination session you await your Autumn Examination results prior to registering for your previously failed modules.

6. I am Allowed to Progress and my fees were paid by an Awarding Authority (i.e. SUSI) last year, how do I register for the next academic year?

Go to http://www.wit.ie/registration and follow the instructions provided. You have two options.

                OPTION A: Register on your programme of study only

                OR

               OPTION B: Register for your programme of study and for the modules you are carrying into the 2016/2017 academic year 

We recommend that if you have sat the failed modules in the Autumn Examination session you await your Autumn Examination results prior to registering for your previously failed modules.

7. I failed more than 10 credits, how do I register for the next academic year?

Go to http://www.wit.ie/registration and follow the instructions provided. Select all modules you intend on repeating in the 2016/2017 academic year. You have the option to pay for the Semester 1 repeat modules at time of registration and pay for the Semester 2 modules before 31st January 2017. The fee per 5 credit module is €200. (see Fees Policy).
NOTE: If you were admitted via the Institute’s International Office you must contact the International Office ([email protected]).

8. What is the final date on which I can register as a Repeat Learner for the next academic year?

You must have registered for all the outstanding modules you intend sitting in the current academic year before the 2nd Friday in October. Inaccurate or late registration have assessment, examinations and other implications.

9. I want to register before the 2nd Friday in October for my failed modules but I do not want to  sit some/all of my failed modules until the 2016/2017 Autumn Examination session in August 2017, how do I arrange  this?

You must still register for the modules you wish to sit in the current academic year (2016/2017) including those that you intend sitting in the Autumn Examination session by the 2nd Friday in October. You can then defer the Semester 1 and/or Semester 2 module(s) which you intend sitting in the Autumn Examination session. To defer a Repeat Learner module to the Autumn Examination sitting you must:

a. Complete the Repeat Learner Module Deferral Request Form in full
b. Submit the completed Repeat Learner Module Deferral Request Form 16-17 to School Office before the  2nd Friday in October
c. A deferral will be granted at the Semester 1 or Semester 2 Exam Board

NOTE: This opportunity to defer is only applicable to a Repeat Learner module in the current academic year.

10. I do not want to register in October 2016 as a Repeat Learner – but I want to sit my failed modules in the Autumn Examination session in August 2017?

We would strongly encourage you to register in October for these modules to ensure you avail of the Institute’s academic resources. Should you choose not to, you may register for these after the release of the Semester 2 examination results mid-June 2017. Note that the fee is €200 per 5 credit module regardless of when you register. Once registered you will have access to the available academic resources of the Institute including library and Moodle. Moodle access will activate within 24 hours of a student registering. Should you experience any difficulty email [email protected] and [email protected] 

11. The module I failed is no longer available?

You will be advised if there is an approved replacement module available. Please email [email protected]  or contact the School Office and/ or Course Leader providing your student number, module code, module title, stage and credits.

12. I failed my module and have used my four opportunities? 

The Institute normally permits candidates who have failed a module to re-take the examination or assessment in that module. Candidates normally may take three repeat opportunities (candidates are permitted four consecutive opportunities to take examinations) before being required to seek, in writing, permission from the Registrar to take further attempts. Exceptions to this rule must be specified in the Approved Programme Schedule. 

13. I registered as a Repeat Learner for Semester 1 and/or Semester 2 modules in the current academic year (2016/2017), however failed these modules again. How much will I pay to repeat the failed modules in the Autumn Examination sitting?

You will pay a fee of €150 for all modules which you have already attempted and failed in the current academic year.

NOTE: If you did not register for the module(s) in Semester 1 and/or Semester 2 of  the current academic year you must pay €200 per 5 credit module for the Autumn Examination sitting.

14. What will happen if I register for my failed modules after the 2nd Friday in Octobe

Inaccurate or late registration have assessment, examinations and other implications. We would strongly encourage you to register in October for these modules to ensure you avail of the Institute’s academic resources. 

15. How do I know what my failed modules are?

Go to http://www.wit.ie/registration and enter your student number and password. Your failed modules will be listed. Note that it is the responsibility of a student to make sure that they comply with their programme requirements and that their registration is complete and accurate. 

You should also contact you School Office and/or Course Leader to discuss your academic situation. 

16. I am a student who was admitted via the Institute’s International Office. I am Allowed to Progress. How much will I pay per module for my carried modules?

The fee is €200 per 5 credit module. You must contact the International Office ([email protected]

17. I am a student who was admitted via the Institute’s International Office. I am not Allowed to Progress. How do I register?

You must contact the International Office for further information ([email protected]

18. I am a Taught Postgraduate Masters Student and I failer?d my thesis?

Repeat of a Postgraduate Taught Masters thesis is a per credit module fee as per the advertised Postgraduate Fees. Click here for information on Taught Postgraduate Fees. eMail [email protected] to register as a Repeat Learner for a Taught Postgraduate thesis module. Provide your student number, module code, module title, stage and credits.

19. I require academic advice in relation to a specific failed module, who should I contact?

Contact your School Office and/or Course Leader

20. The class timetable for my carried modules clash with my current year timetable? 

Carrying modules is a valuable concession for students; students are expected to work around any timetable issues. Timetables cannot be amended to accommodate clashes for individuals carrying credits. 

21. I require information on my fees, who should I contact?

Email [email protected]. Click here for Fees Office opening times. Note that ordinarily Repeat Learner students are not entitled to a refund of fees paid unless there are compelling and compassionate circumstances arising.

22. I need other assistance regarding my Repeat Learner registration, who should I contact?

You can contact the team by email at [email protected]

23. Where can I read the Repeat Learner Policy?

The policy is available on the Policies & Documents section of the Institute’s website. Click here to view.

24. I am School of Life Long Learning (ACCS/Adult Education) Student. How do I register?

Contact the School of Life Long Learning at [email protected]   

25. I failed a semester 1 exam and I wish to repeat this in the Autumn, when can I register for the Autumn sitting?

We would ask that you register in June 2017 to facilitate the scheduling of exams and exam timetables for August 2017. Once registered you will have access to the available academic resources of the Institute including library and Moodle. Moodle access will activate within 24 hours of a student registering. Should you experience any difficulty email [email protected] and [email protected]