Swansea University

11. Preparation of Examination Papers

11.1

Colleges’ Examinations Officers shall be responsible for ensuring that the relevant examination papers are produced in time for the assessment period, and make sure that sufficient numbers of papers are produced for the examinations.

11.2

They shall also satisfy themselves that the question papers have been thoroughly proofread and scrutinised by the originator(s) and preferably, in conjunction with another member of staff. The question papers shall be checked for clarity, legibility and be complete, and the College Examinations Officer shall also check that any instructions given on the rubric referring to additional material, e.g. tables etc, are attached or enclosed.

11.3

The College Examinations Officer shall ensure that, if appropriate, the question papers have been approved by the External Examiner.

11.4

The College Examinations Officer shall ensure at all times, the security of the examination papers prior to their delivery at the Examinations Office.

11.5

The College Examinations Officer shall be responsible for the safe delivery of examination papers to the Examination Office well in advance of the examination period.