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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 apply 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 13 October 2017
  • Deadline for checking Spring term and Summer term course registrations*: Friday 19 January 2018
  • Deadline for applying for Exam Access Arrangements: Friday 19 January 2018
  • Examination timetable published: Wednesday 21 March 2018
  • 2017/18 Spring examination period: Tuesday 24 April to 25 May 2018

* 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!