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Undergraduates, online registration for repeats/resits is now closed. Check your UCD Connect email for information on what to do if you need to register/drop a repeat or resit.

Graduate Taught, please check your UCD Connect email for information about your repeat/resit registrations.
  • If you failed a module in Semester 1 (2013/14) you may have a resit or repeat in Semester 2 (2013/14)
    • If your module is being taught in Semester 2 2013/14 then you can repeat it (normally attending all lectures, tutorials etc. and doing all assessments)
    • If your module is not being taught in Semester 2 2013/14 then you may be offered a resit opportunity e.g. an in-semester assessment
    • Not all modules offer a resit. Where resits are not offered, your Programme will require you to repeat or substitute the module instead
  • To see if the module offers a repeat or a resit use the Course Search to find it and look at the 'What happens if I fail?' section of the module description
  • Currently, repeat/resit modules each cost €230
  • Undergraduates can register to any repeat/resit modules using the Repeats/Subs/Transf tab in Online Registration
  • Make sure that you are registered to whatever repeat/resit modules you need. Inaccurate registration has assessment and other implications
  • Click here for information on Assessment in UCD
How do I register to a repeat/resit in Semester 2 (2013/14) if it is being offered?
  • Log into Online Registration and go to the Repeats/Subs/Transf Tab
  • Look for the module(s) you want to repeat/resit and click on Select as Repeat/Select as Resit
  • If you are a Graduate Taught student contact your School/Programme Office
How much do repeat/resit modules cost?
Currently it costs €230 per repeat/resit module
How do I drop a repeat/resit module?
  • Log into Online Registration and go to the Repeats/Subs/Transf Tab
  • Look for the module you want to drop and click Drop Module beside it
  • The deadline to do this is 10.00am on Tuesday, 28 January 2014
  • If you are a Graduate Taught student contact your School/Programme Office
What happens if a resit is not available to me?
A resit, if available, may only be taken in the Semester immediately following an attempt at the module.

i. If you failed a resit in Semester 1 (2013/14), there is no option to resit this module in Semester 2 (2013/14). You may repeat the module. If the module is not available in Semester 2 (2013/14) you should get academic advice in the relevant School.

ii. Some modules do not offer resits at all.

In both of the above instances your options are to re-attend (repeat) the module or substitute, if permitted by your programme. If you require advice you may contact your School/Programme Office. In the case of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Social Science students, go directly to the School Office for advice.
How can I check if a module if failed in Semester 1 (2013/14) has a resit or not?
Use the Course Search to find your module and look at the 'What happens if I fail?' section of the module description.
What will my resit involve in Semester 2 (2013/14)?
Use the Course Search to find your module and look at the 'What happens if I fail?' section of the module description. If you need further information, go directly to your School Office for advice.
I have an E grade from Semester 1 (2013/14) how do I check if the module is eligible for compensation?
To check if your module is passable by compensation use the Course Search to find your module and then check the 'What happens if I fail?' section of the module description.

If you are registered to a resit/repeat in the 2013/14 academic year and keep it you will be charged for it, even if you subsequently compensate the original failed module.

For information on the changes to compensation for the 2013/14 academic year go to http://www.ucd.ie/registry/assessment/compensation.html.
Can I repeat a module in Semester 1 2014/15 instead of doing the resit in Semester 2 2013/14?
Yes, if there is a repeat offered then you can take it instead of the resit option this semester.

You can drop a resit, with a view to repeating that module if/when it is offered again in Semester 1 2014/15. Remember that if you drop a resit this is your decision and you are responsible for ensuring that your registration meets your programme requirements.
When dropping repeats or resits, what are the academic consequences?
If you drop a resit/repeat you must have an academic plan to make sure your outstanding module credits in your programme of study are in place. 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.
Can I substitute an elective module that I failed in Semester 1 (2013/14)?
Yes you can substitute an elective module that you failed in Semester 1 (2013/14)
  • Log into Online Registration and go to the Repeats/Subs/Transf Tab
  • If you have already registered to the repeat or resit then go to the module on the page and click Drop Module beside it
  • Go to the Electives tab to pick a substitute.
  • If you are a Graduate Taught student contact your School/Programme Office
Please note that all first attempts at a module incur fees or count towards your HEA Free Tuition entitlement.
Can I substitute an option module that I failed in Semester 1 (2013/14)?
Yes you can. If you wish to substitute a failed option and are registered to the resit/repeat, drop this on the Repeats/Subs/Transf Tab.

Stage 2 Arts/Social Science should pick the substitute module online. In all other programmes you should visit your Programme Office to have the Semester 2 substitute option manually added to your record.

Please note that all first attempts at a module incur fees or count towards your HEA Free Tuition entitlement.

If you are a Graduate Taught student contact your School/Programme Office.
Can I substitute a core module that I failed?
Generally, failed core modules may not be substituted.

General Regulations 5.11: Where a student does not pass a core module, they must repeat the module or resit the assessment or take another module which, according to the Programme Board, replaces, supersedes or substitutes for that module.
I require academic advice in relation to a specific module, who do I contact?
Contact the relevant Module Co-ordinator.
Go to http://www.ucd.ie/students/course_search.htm and use the search function to find your module and look up the contact details for your Module Coordinator.
I need other assistance regarding my repeat registration, who do I contact?
Undergraduate students should contact their Programme Office.

Graduate students should contact their Graduate School Office.
My repeat module clashes with my Semester 2 (2013/14) timetable, what do I do?
Repeat modules take priority over any current or next stage modules. You may seek permission from the relevant module co-ordinator to be exempted from some components of your repeat module, but this is a School-based decision and will not necessarily be allowed.

If your repeat module clashes in any way on your timetable with any of your Semester 2 modules, please download and complete the form called "REPEAT MODULE REGISTRATION: TIME CONFLICT OVER-RIDE FORM - SEMESTER 2 (2013/14)"

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Social Science Students click here.

All other Programmes click here.
How much do 2013/14 substitute modules cost?
Please visit the Fees and Grants web page for details.
When can I see my Semester 1 results online?
Provisional results will be available on Wednesday, 22 January 2014.

Final results will be released on Thursday, 13 February 2014. If there is any change from your provisional results please make sure to act immediately on any possible registration related consequences such as resits/repeat modules.
What is the current UCD Policy on resits and repeats?
UCD's current policy covering repeats and resits came into effect for modules taken from September 2009. See here for details.

Not all modules will offer a resit - if you fail a module there may not be a resit offered in that module. Where resits are not offered, your Programme will require you to repeat or substitute the module instead.

When registering to modules in January 2014 you can check to see if there is in fact a resit offered before choosing your modules. Use the Course Search to find your module and look at the 'What happens if I fail?' section of the module description.