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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.

How exams and assessments operate

2022-23 Regulations

Read UCL's full student regulations for exams and assessments

Online: AssessmentUCL platform

Step-by-step student guides on how to use our online assessment platform. 

In person: ExCel London

Find out all you need to know about the ExCeL London as your examination venue.

Prepare for your exams and assessments

Academic Integrity

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What is academic integrity, why is it important, and what happens if you breach it, for example, through plagiarism or collusion.

Practice assessments

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Complete the three practice assessments on AssessmentUCL to get familiar with the platform and the submission process before your deadline.

Assessment and feedback guide

UCL Welcome Guide 2019

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

Assessment Success Guide

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The UCL assessment success guide will help you perform at the best of your ability on the day of your assessments and get the best possible results.

Past exam papers


Electronic copies of past exam papers at UCL. Access is restricted to registered UCL staff and students.

Research assessments

Link to Research assessments

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

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