Before you apply to write a Special Exam, carefully review the criteria to see if it may be an option.
The privilege of writing special examinations is limited to any undergraduate student who has:
(i) Failed the course but attained a grade of at least 40% in each course for which a special examination is requested; OR
(ii) Passed the course but failed to attain the minimum grade required in the course; OR
(iii) Passed the course but failed to attain the required cumulative average to carry on with his/her program.
Review more information about special examinations in the University Regulations section of the course calendar as well as your Faculty/Program regulations as they may vary. VII Special Examinations.