Examinations and Assessment
Key dates and locations
Find out when and where your exams will take place, and how long it will take for you to receive your results.
Marking, results and resits
Find out more about how your work will be marked and what to expect if you need to resit any of your exams.
Important exam information
Make sure you’re familiar with the important information about your exam so that you can do your best on the day and avoid any problems.
Systems for online assessment
Online assessments can be carried out on a few different digital education systems available at the University. Where you have been set an assessment via one of these systems the guidance listed on this page, on how to use the system may be helpful.
Exam preparations and arrangements 2020
Make sure youre familiar with all the important information about your exam so that you can do your best on the day and avoid any problems.
Alternative exam arrangements
If you're disabled, or if you become ill at the time of your exams, then special arrangements may be made for you.
Past exam papers
We have an archive of past exam papers from your course that you can look at, to give you an idea of what to expect from your exams, and can be a useful revision aid.
Please note, the classification calculators have been updated to allow you to estimate your 'Safety Net'average, as per the guidance issued on 30 April 2020.
You can use the appeals procedure if you want to challenge your degree classification or any other mark which has been finalised.
Who to contact if you have an issue with your exam
Mitigating circumstances are any personal issues that you feel affect your academic work. These issues could include illness, bereavement, family crisis or pregnancy.
The Student Counselling and Wellbeing Service can provide a standard email to support a plea of mitigating circumstances. To be eligible for this, you must either be, or have been, attending appointments at the time of the circumstances you are seeking mitigation for. We are unable to provide statements retrospectively.
Religious observance and exams
If you're unable to attend exams on Sabbaths, holy days or religious festivals, find out how to notify the Exams Team and what arrangements can be put in place.
What to do if you can’t access Minerva
Sometimes Minerva wont be available, for example if we are carrying out maintenance work on the system. You can find out about any scheduled service interruptions on the Minerva blog.