Key dates and locations
Find out when and where your assessments will take place, and how long it will take for you to receive your results.
Preparing for your assessments
Make sure you’re familiar with the important information about your assessments so that you can do your best on the day and avoid any problems.
I need help during the assessment period
If something goes wrong during the assessment period, know what to do, where to go and who to speak to.
What happens after the assessment period?
Find out more about marking, results, resits, appeals and the different steps after the assessment period is over
A degree classification is like a grade you get after finishing university. It helps to show how well you did in your degree. Understand how the University creates its classification system.
Past Examination and Assessment Papers
We have an archive of past examination papers from your course that you can look at to give you an idea of what to expect from your examination or assessment. These can be useful revision aids.
Mitigating circumstances are normally exceptional, short term, unforeseen and unpreventable events that may have a significantly disruptive effect on your ability to take assessments.
Code of Practice on Assessment (Taught Students)
The University gives general information relating to assessment of students in its code of practice on assessment. Academic schools provide more specific local guidance in their own school code of practice.
Assessment Access Arrangements
If you're disabled or become ill at the time of your assessments, then special assessment access arrangements may be made for you.
Systems for Online Assessment
Online assessments can be carried out using different digital education systems available at the University.
Religious Observance and Assessments
If you're unable to attend assessments on Sabbaths, holy days or religious festivals, find out how to notify the Assessment & Progress Team and what arrangements can be put in place.
Personalised Examination Arrangements
If you're disabled, ill, taking assessments abroad or unable to take an assessment due to religious observance, then special arrangements may be made for you. Find out what kind of adjustments can be made in order to enable you to sit your assessments, and how to notify us if you need to have special arrangements put in place.
Examination process overview
When you're approaching the end of your research degree, there are a few steps you'll need to take to initiate the submission and examination process.
Taking Examinations Abroad
If you live outside the UK or are studying abroad as part of your programme it may be possible for you to sit your on campus examinations and/or resits overseas.