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Exam Timetables


Semester 2 and Supplementary 2020 exams will now not take place on campus, as soon as we receive further information on this and on the details we will post them here or your student office will contact you direct.

Academic Year 2019/20 Exam Dates:

Semester 1 exams: Monday 13 January - Friday 24 January 2020 (but possibly including Saturday 18 and 25 January)

Semester 2 exams: Monday 18 May - Friday 5 June 2020 (excluding Bank Holiday Monday 25 May but possibly including Saturday 23 and 30 May)

Supplementary exams: Monday 17 August - Friday 28 August 2020 (possibly including Saturday 22 August)

Pre-Sessional exams: To be confirmed






Dictionaries and Other Exam Regulations

Please make sure you read the information about what sort of dictionary you can use in exams, and all other exam regulations which can be found under Exam Regulations page.

If you have any questions please contact us on or by phone 0044 (0) 23 8059 2823.


Online Exams

ExamStart is an entry portal to a computer aided assessment - whether you are completing a computer-aided assessment or completing your exam on a PC rather than by hand.  If you want to preview how the software works please use the links in the table below:

User Word Exam Perception Exam

Do you need help or support with your exams?

If you are experiencing unmanageable levels of stress or anxiety, for which you need support, please contact the First Support team who are the initial point of contact in supporting students during times of crisis.  Further information is available from the Counselling Service.

The team can be contacted at 0044 (0) 23 8059 7488 or by email at 


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