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Assessment and Feedback Design Guidelines

These Assessment and Feedback Design Guidelines have been introduced as a resource to support the ongoing development of programme-focussed approaches and effective feedback processes, in line with the principles of assessment for learning.

AssessmentAndFeedbackDesignGuidelinesSeptember2017.pdfAssessment and Feedback Design Guidelines (September 2017)



Assessment Handbook

The 2017 Assessment Handbook contains information about assessment design and setting, implementing assessment and marking procedures and supporting students with diverse needs. Importantly, it houses Edinburgh Napier's assessment-related codes of practice.

AssessmentHandbook2017revisedOct2018.pdfAssessment Handbook (September 2017, revised October 2018)


Single Tier Assessment Board Guidance


Guidance for Single Tier Assessment Boards_v.1.2.pdfGuidance for Single Tier Assessment Boards_v.1.2.pdf


​COVID Arrangements for Programme Assessment Boards

This supplementary guidance has been prepared to support staff who are responsible for agreeing module marks and preparing for Programme Assessment Boards and incorporates additional steps to mitigate against the impact of COVID on module performance while safeguarding academic standards. The guidance has been developed working closely with the Heads of Learning & Teaching within each School and has been approved by the Chair of Academic Board.

COVID Arrangements for Programme Assessment Boards (published June 2020)