examination board

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1 See awarding body.

2 A formal board convened at a university or college to consider students' assessment results and approve the mark, grade, or qualification awarded. Such boards consist of course leaders and their teams, external examiners, administrative staff, and a senior member of the institution in the role of chair. In most cases, all assessment decisions on undergraduate and postgraduate courses are subject to the approval of the examination board.

Subjects: Education.

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