Exam dates and timetables

Exam dates

Please ensure you are available for all the dates during the January, main summer exam period and the supplementary exam period.

Please note, these are the dates of the centrally-organised exams. Your School or Department may organise exams outside of these times. Please contact your School or Department for more information.

January exam period

Saturday 8th January to Saturday 22nd January 2022

(Including Saturdays and excluding Sundays and Bank Holidays)

Main Summer exam period

Monday 21st May to Saturday 11th June 2022

(Including Saturdays and excluding Sundays and Bank Holidays)


Supplementary exam period

Monday 13th August to Saturday 27th August 2022

Exam start times

  • All morning exams start at 9.30am.
  • All afternoon exams start at 2.00pm.

Please ensure you arrive at the exam venue at least 20 minutes before your exam is due to start, this is to enable you to be seated in a timely fashion and for you to hear the exam announcements. 

Your exam timetable

Details about personalised exam timetables will be made available before relevant exam periods.

Timetable release dates

January exam period

  • 30th November 2021

Main summer exam period

  • 25th April 2022

Supplementary exam period

  • 5th August 2022

Students with a Reasonable Adjustment Plan or Student Support Advice

Specific details of alternative exam venues will usually be provided on your personal timetable if you have a Reasonable Adjustment Plan (RAP) or Student Support Advice (SSA).

If your timetable indicates that your exam venue is Departmental then your School/Department will provide you with the details of your exam venue at a later date.

Your personal timetable will not include any extra time or rest breaks, the Invigilator in the venue will have this information.

Problems accessing your timetable

If you cannot view your personal exam timetable, once the timetable has been released, please log a call with the IT Service Desk.

Incorrect or missing information on your timetable

If you have an exam missing or an incorrect exam on your timetable, please contact your School immediately, so they can provide you with the details of the correct exam.

If two of your exams have been scheduled for the same time please contact the Exam office immediately by emailing exams@contacts.bham.ac.uk. You may have exams with duplicated titles, so please check that the assessment codes for the exams are different before contacting us.  

Please remember to include your student ID number and your full name in your email.


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