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Exams and assessments

Find out about academic assessments at UCL including information on exams and guidance on assessments for postgraduate research students undertaking vivas and writing theses.

Changes to teaching and assessment during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak for 2019/20

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, invigilated examinations will no longer take place. Alternative arrangements are currently being made. Planning for 2020/21 is currently underway and updates will be published as they are confirmed.

Read more information about alternative teaching and assessment.

Guidance for Students on Online Examinations for 2019/20

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This summary pulls out the pertinent points with regards to delivering 24-hour, Timed Online Exams for 2019/20.

Teaching and assessments during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak for 2019/20


Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the university is adopting alternative teaching and assessment methods for students.

Assessment planning: a guide

Link to Late summer assessments

Find out how to best prepare for your exams and assessments throughout the year. Our guide tells you what you need to know.

24 hour timed online examinations on Moodle for 2019/20


Information on taking exams online through Moodle for 2019/20


Link to Exams

Find out when and where exams are held, and what to do if you need extra support to sit them. 

Research assessments

Link to Research assessments

Guidance about assessments for research students including information on thesis binding.

Certificates and results

Link to Results

Transcripts are available after exam results have been collated, find out how to get yours. 

Academic Integrity

Link to Plagiarism

What is Academic Integrity, why is it important, and what happens if you breach Academic Integrity.

Illness and unexpected disruptions

Link to Defer your exam or assessment

If you are experiencing severe difficulties, such as ill health, you may need to think about extending the deadline. 

Assessment and feedback guide

Guide to assessment and feedback

Find out more about why and how you're assessed and the role that feedback plays in your academic development. 

Make a complaint

Link to Academic Manual on complaints

Find out more about the regulations and processes you'll need to follow to make a complaint.

Module Catalogue


Find summary information on all of the modules running at the University during the academic year.