Exam setting deadlines 2017-18

Exam setting and marking deadlines 2016/17

Semester 1 exam setting

UG1 and UG2 courses, service courses, semester 1-only visiting students and selected UG3 and MSc courses are examined at the end of Semester 1.

All UG1 and UG2 resit exams should be set to the same schedule as the main exam diet for the course.

 

Date Task Day, Academic Week
02/10 (week of) Prepare all exam PCs for immediate use. [Monday, Week 3]
9/10 Advertise availability of exam PCs. [Monday, Week 4]
26/10 All Semester 1 exam papers set on exam PC in ITO and printed for the scrutiny meetings. [Thursday, Week 6]

30/10 (week of)

Internal scrutiny of all Semester 1 exam papers

Tuesday 31st October 11.00-13.30 (Room 3.02 Informatics Forum) - UG3, MSc and VUG Exams

Tuesday 31st October 13.00-16.00 ( Room 5.02 Informatics Forum ) - UG1 and UG2 (Non-Honours) and Services Courses

[Week 7]
02/11 Corrections to be made by 12:00pm on Thursday 2nd November (Week 7)
02/11 Agreed papers sent to External Examiners. [Thursday, Week 7]
16/11 Papers received back from External Examiners. [Thursday, Week 9]
23/11 Final corrections, checking and sign off to be completed by 12:00pm on Wednesday 23rd November (Week 10)
25/11 ITO finish copying final versions of papers. [Friday, Week 10]
04/12 Revision [Monday, Revision Week]
08/12 Start of examination diet (ending Wednesday 21/12). [Friday, Revision Week]
03/01 Expected return from vacation (ITO open for BoE preparation)  
05/01 Deadline for the return of all SCC Paperwork from PTs. [Semester 2, Week 0]
(TBC) 08/01 SCC Meetings Begin [Semester 2, Week 0]
(TBC) 08/01 Deadline for the return of marked Semester 1 coursework and exam scripts. [Semester 2, Week 0]

(TBC) 08/01 (week of)

Board of Examiners Meetings [Semester 2, Week 1]

                              

Semester 2 exam setting

Non-honours, Service Courses, UG3, UG4 and MSc courses are examined at the end of Semester 2.

All Non-honours resit exams should be set to the same schedule as the main exam diet for the course.

 

Date Task Day, Academic Week

23/01

Prepare all exam PCs for immediate use. [Monday, Semester 2, Week 2]
25/01 Advertise availability of exam PCs. [Wednesday, Week 2]

22/02 4pm

Deadline for all Semester 2 exam papers and solutions to be set on exam PCs in ITO [Wednesday, Innovative Learning Week]

24/02

 

All Semester 2 exams and solutions printed by ITO for the scrutiny meetings [Friday, Innovative Learning Week]

27/02 (week of)

Internal scrutiny of all Semester 2 exam papers (and Non-Honours August resit exam papers)

INF1/INF2 + Resit - Thursday 2 March, 9:30-11:30, IF1.16

UG3 - Monday 6 March, 2-4pm, IF5.02

UG4 - Friday 3 March, 2-4pm, IF1.16

MSc - Monday 6 March, 9:30-11, IF2.33

[Week 6]
09/03 Corrections to be made by 12:00pm on Thursday 9th March (Thursday, Week 7)
13/03 Agreed papers and solutions sent to External Examiners. [Monday, Week 8]
27/03 Papers and comments received back from External Examiners. [Monday, Week 10]

11/04 12:00pm

Final corrections, checking and sign off to be completed by 12:00pm on Tuesday 11th April (Tuesday, Spring Teaching Vacation Week 1)
24/04 Revision Week (ending 22/04).  
24/04 ITO finish copying final versions of papers. [Monday, Revision Week]

26/04

Deadline to return all marked Semester 2 coursework (i.e. before the start of the exams!) (Wednesday, Revision Week)
01/05 Start of examination diet (ending Friday 26/05).  
29/05 Deadline for the return of all SCC Paperwork from PTs.  

30/05 12:00pm

Deadline for the return of marked Semester 2 exam scripts  
31/05 SCC Meetings Begin - BoE Dates - June 2017  

05/06 (week of)

Stage 1 (Course) Board of Examiners Meetings - BoE Dates - June 2017  

12/06 (week of)

Stage 2 (Programme) Board of Examiners Meetings - BoE Dates - June 2017  

28/06

Non-Honours Progression Meeting - BoE Dates - June 2017  

August diet exam setting

[Resits for UG3 Ordinary, or as required by Honours Boards in special circumstances]

 

Date Task Day, Academic Week
14/06 Prepare all exam PCs for immediate use. [Wednesday]
14/06 Advertise availability of exam PCs. [Wednesday]
23/06 12 noon All Honours August Resit exam papers set on exam PC in ITO and printed for the scrutiny meetings. [Friday]
26/06 (week of)

Internal scrutiny of Honours August Resit exam papers

Non-Hons - Tuesday 27th June, 10am-12am (Room 5.02, Informatics Forum)

UG3 - Wednesday 28th June 14.00-16.00 (Room 1.16, Informatics Forum)
[Tuesday or Wednesday]
03/07 4pm Corrections to be made by 4:00pm on Monday 3rd July [Monday]
06/07 Agreed papers sent to External Examiners. [Thursday]
18/07 Papers and comments received back from External Examiners. [Tuesday]
21/07 Deadline for all proposed assignments and marking schemes for Semester 1 Coursework-Only courses to be sent to the ITO (to be sent to the External Examiners for scrutiny). [Friday]
24/07 12pm Final corrections, checking and sign off to be completed by 12:00pm (noon) on Monday 24th July [Monday]
31/07 ITO finish copying final versions of papers. [Monday]
07/08 Start of examination diet (ending Friday 18/08).  
21/08 Deadline for the return of all SCC Paperwork from PTs.  
22/08 12:00pm Deadline for the return of all marked August Resit exam scripts  
22/08 SCC Meetings Begin - BoE Dates - August-October 2017  
24/08 Board of Examiners Meetings - BoE Dates - August-October 2017  
06/09 Non-Honours Progression Meeting  

Exam marking deadlines

In order to ensure the organised and accurate entry of marks, we ask that you adhere to the following exam marking deadlines:  

  •  for courses with up to 70 scripts - please return your marking to the ITO within 5 days of the exam.  
  •  for courses of over 70 scripts - please discuss an appropriate mark return date with the ITO.

Further BoE details, including information on which meetings you should attend.

Notes on Exam Scrutiny Meetings 2015/16 (login required)