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Academic Appeals 

How can I appeal my Summer results?  – Student Guidance

The process and timelines for appealing against results issued in Summer 2024 will vary depending on the qualification you have studied at Belfast Met. The below table provides a summary of the academic appeals process for Summer 2024. Within the column “How can I appeal?” students will learn about their academic appeals process, how to request an appeal, the timelines associated to each stage of the academic appeals process and grounds for requesting an appeal.

We encourage students to read their qualifications appeals guidance carefully and pay particular attention to their appeal deadline dates.

 Awarding Organisation(s)  Qualification  Results Day  How can I appeal?
AQA
CCEA
WJEC
 AS & A Level 15th August 2024 Information on appeals, also known as the "post-results services," is sent out to students with their Results Slips (from 15th August 2024)

AQA
CCEA

 GCSE 22nd August 2024 Information on appeals, also known as the "post-results services" is sent out to students with their Results Slips (from 22nd August 2024)
City and Guilds Level 1 & Level 2
Communication & Literacy
Application Number & Numeracy

Any decision in relation to re-sits are taken by the relevant Curriculum Area.
Students should contact their Campus Exams Officer if they would like to request a remark, Email exams@belfastmet.ac.uk
Students should contact their Tutor if they would like to request a re-sit.
City and Guilds Level 3 Technical Diploma Beauty & Spa 15th August 2024 Information on appeals, also known as the "post-results services" is sent out to students with their Results Slips (from 15th August 2024)

OCN NI


All qualifications except
Level 4 and 5 
Certificates are sent to students by post by College’s Castlereagh Exams Office on a rolling basis throughout the year
Students should contact their Tutor directly if they have any queries about their results

 
OCN NI


Level 5 Results published by your Course Coordinator after your June 2024 Assessment Board. Students should receive their results letter via their Belfast Met student email no later than 5th July 2024 Follow the academic appeal deadline date and academic appeal guidance issued in your results email.

Click here for the Higher Education Academic Appeals guidance
OCR 
Level 2
Cambridge Technicals (2012 Suite)
22nd August 2024
Information on appeals, also known as the "post-results services" is sent out to students with their Results Slips (from 22nd August 2024)

OCR   Level 3
Cambridge Technicals 
(2012 Suite & 2016 Suite)
22nd August 2024
Information on appeals, also known as the "post-results services" is sent out to students with their Results Slips (from 22nd August 2024)

Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals Level 4 and Level 5
Higher National Certificate and Higher National Diploma
Results published by your Course Coordinator after your June 2023 Assessment Board. Students should receive their results email letter via their Belfast Met student email no later than 8th July 2024

Follow the academic appeal deadline date and academic appeal guidance issued in your results email letter.

Click here for the Higher Education Academic Appeals guidance
Pearson BTEC  Level 2 BTEC Firsts 22nd August 2024 Information on appeals, also known as the "post-results services" is sent out to students with their Results Slips (from 22nd August 2024)

Pearson BTEC  Level 3 Nationals (QCF and RQF) 15th August 2024 Information on appeals, also known as the "post-results services" is sent out to students with their Results Slips (from 15th August 2024)

Queen's University Belfast

Ulster University

The Open University
Access Diploma
CERT HE
Foundation Degree
BSc Honours

Results published by your Course Coordinator after your June 2024 Exam Board. Students should receive their results letter via their Belfast Met student email no later than 28th June 2024

Follow the academic appeal deadline date and academic appeal guidance issued in your results letter.

Click here for the Higher Education Academic Appeals guidance
All other Awarding Organisations not listed above. All other qualifications not listed above. Between 3rd June 2024 and 30th August 2024 If the academic appeal process for your Access or Higher Education awarding organisation / qualification is not listed above, and you are not sure about the appeals process for your Access or Higher Education awarding organisation / qualification please get in touch with the Belfast Met Academic Team. In order to get in touch with the Belfast Met Academic Appeals Team please complete this very short enquiry form ‘Academic Appeals Summer Enquiry Form’

The Belfast Met Academic Appeals’ Team aims to reply back to you within 5 working days. Please note the college is closed on 12th and 15th July 2024.