Exam setting deadlines 2022-23

Exam setting and marking deadlines 2022/23

Semester 1 exam setting

Non-honours, UG3, UG4 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.

Revised Exam Scrutiny Process from session 2017/18

 

Date Task Day, Academic Week
26/09 (week of) Prepare all exam PCs for immediate use. [Monday, Week 2]
03/10 (week of) Advertise availability of exam PCs. [From Monday, Week 3]
07/10  Nominate internal vetters  by  07/10/22 [Friday, Week 3]

21/10 

Deadline for all Semester 1 exam papers and solutions to be set on exam PCs , AND review to be completed by the nominated vetter by 21/10/22

[Friday, Week 5]

28/10 12 pm Deadline for all S2 exam papers to be updated by setter in response to vetter comments by 28/10/22 [Friday, Week 6]
31/10 Exam papers sent away to external examiners for review/ return by 11/11/22 [Monday , Week 7 - Friday, week 8]
14/11 (week of) 14/11 Papers back from External Examiners, updates made in response to comments by 18/11/22 12 noon [Friday , Week 9 ]
21/11 (week of)

Vetting committees for Semester 1 exams.

UG1 Year Vetting Committee (DK Arvind, Michel Steuwer)

UG2 Year Vetting Committee (DK Arvind, Rik Sarkar)

UG3 Year Vetting Committee  (Douglas Armstrong, Steve Tonneau)

UG4 Year Vetting Committee  (Kousha Etessami, Walid Magdy)

MSc Year Vetting Committee  (Andreas Pieris, Iain Murray)

[Monday, Week 10]
28/11  Final corrections, checking and signing off of exam to be completed. (Monday, Week 11)
09/12 Start of examination diet (ending Wednesday 21st Dec). [Monday, Exam Week 1]
04/01 Expected return from vacation (ITO open for BoE preparation)  
06/01 Deadline for the return of all SCC Paperwork  [Semester 2, Week 0]
06/01 Deadline for the return of marked exam scripts [Semester 2, Week 0]
TBC UG4&MSc Exceptional BoE for ANLP & MLPR [Semester 2, Week 1]
TBC SCC Meetings begin [Semester 2, Week 1]

TBC

Board of Examiners Meetings begin [Semester 2, Week 3]

                              

Semester 2 exam setting

Non-honours,  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 (week of)

Prepare all exam PCs for immediate use. [Friday, Semester 2, Week 2]
30/01  Advertise availability of exam PCs.

[From Monday Week 3]

10/02 Deadline for exam vetters to be nominated [Friday, Week 4]

24/02 4pm 

Deadline for all Semester 2 exam papers and solutions to be set on exam PCs , AND review to be completed by the nominated vetter

[Friday, Flexible Learning Week]

03/03 -12pm

Deadline for all S2 exam papers to be updated by setter in response to vetter's comments [Friday, Week 6 ]
06/03  Agreed papers sent to External Examiners. [Monday, Week 7]
20/03  to 24/03 Papers received back from External Examiners and setter updates complete by Friday 25/03/22 [Monday, Week 9]
Monday 27/03 to Friday 31/03 (week of) 

Year Vetting Committees of all Semester 2 exam papers

UG1 Year Vetting Committee (DK Arvind, Michel Steuwer)

UG2 Year Vetting Committee (Arvind, Rik Sarkar)

UG3 Year Vetting Committee  (Douglas Armstrong, Steve Tonneau)

UG4 Year Vetting Committee  (Kousha Etessami, Walid Magdy)

MSc Year Vetting Committee  (Andreas Pieris, Iain Murray)

[From Monday to Friday Week 10]
07/04 - 12pm  Final corrections, checking and sign off to be completed by 12:00pm on Friday 7th April [Friday Week 11]

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)  
26/05  Deadline for the return of all SCC Paperwork  Friday

26/05 - 12pm 

Deadline for the return of marked Semester 2 exam scripts Friday
29/05 (week of) TBC SCC Meetings Begin -  Monday

05/06 (week of) TBC

Stage 1 (Course) Board of Examiners Meetings - BoE Dates 2023 Monday

12/06 (week of) TBC

Stage 2 (Programme) Board of Examiners Meetings - BoE Dates 2023 Monday 
12/06 (week of) TBC Non Honours and PGT Stage 1 (Course) Board of Examiners Meeting - BoE Dates 2023 Monday
26/06 ( week of) TBC PGT Stage 2 (Programme ) Board of Examiners Meeting - BoE Dates 2023 Monday

26/06 (week of) TBC

Non-Honours Progression Meeting - BoE Dates 2023 Monday

 

 

August diet exam setting

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

 

Date Task Day, Academic Week
19/06  Prepare all exam PCs for immediate use. [Monday]
26/06  Advertise availability of exam PCs. [Monday]
14/07 - 12 noon  Deadline for all Semester 2 exam papers and solutions to be set and internally vetted.   [Friday]
17/07  Question papers sent to External Examiner by ITO [Monday]
21/07  Papers received back from External Examiners and internal nominated vetter [Monday]
24/07 - 26/07 Setter updates complete by Wednesday 26/07/23 [Monday to Wednesday]
27/07 -28/07  Vetting Committee reviews papers [Thursday/Friday]
31/07 - 12pm  Final corrections from EE and vetting comments, checking and sign off to be completed by 12:00pm (noon) [Monday ]
01/08 - 04/08 Preparation of exam papers  [Tuesday - Friday ]
07/08 TBC Start of examination diet (ending Friday 18/08 TBC). [Monday]
TBC Deadline for the return of all SCC Paperwork  [Monday]
TBC Deadline for the return of all marked August Resit exam scripts [Wednesday]
TBC SCC Meetings Begin [Wednesday]
TBC/08 Board of Examiners Meetings   
TBC/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