University of Cardiff - Wrong diagnosis

August 27, 2009

The School of Medicine at the University of Cardiff has apologised after it wrongly told four students they had passed their final exams and qualified as doctors. The four, who had taken up hospital jobs, had in fact failed one of their modules. It confirmed that it had "identified five final year students where a clerical data error has resulted in the wrong exam result being recorded for one module of their degree". Four were told they had passed when they had failed, and another student was wrongly told he or she had failed the exam.

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