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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

2021-22 Regulations

Key guidance and regulations for each type of assessment or exam. 

AssessmentUCL platform

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

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 assessment

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Complete a practice assessment 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. 

Exam Success Guide

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The UCL exam success guide will help you perform at the best of your ability on the day of your exam 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.