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Preparing for your exams and assessments

Assessments are a big part of your studies and there’s a lot of information that you need to be aware of. It’s your responsibility to make sure you’ve read all the information and to ask us if you’re not sure about anything.

Your pre-assessment check list

  1. Check your course registrations

  2. Read the Instructions to Candidates

  3. View your Candidate Number

  4. Register for Exam Access Arrangements (if you need them)

  5. Find out about applying for an extension (if you need it)

  6. Check your exam timetable

  7. Practice with a past exam paper

Important dates

  • Deadline for checking Autumn term and Full Year course registrations*: Friday 18 October 2019
  • Deadline for checking Spring term and Summer term course registrations*: Friday 24 January 2020
  • Deadline for applying for Exam Access Arrangements: Friday 31 January 2020
  • Examination timetable published: Wednesday 25 March 2020
  • 2019/20 Spring examination period: Tuesday 28 April to 29 May 2020

* Be aware that these are College deadlines. You should check with your department or school in case they have any additional deadlines.


Worried about your exams?

We’ve created an exams video to give you an idea of what to expect – take a look!