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Exam techniques

COVID-19 updates

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, all face to face exams that were due to take place before 31 December 2022 will be delivered as remote exams which you take at home. The information on this page is written for face to face exams however some techniques are also relevant for remote exams. For more information see Remote exams.

The following pages give advice on how to approach answering your exam questions once you're in the exam hall. Exam techniques need discipline so your time is well allocated during the exam and the knowledge you've gained as you studied your module it used to best effect.

You aren't expected to know or remember everything in the module but you should be able to show your understanding of what you've studied.

For more practical tips see getting ready for your exam. You may also want to look at techniques to manage exam stress and the important topic of revision. You may also want to look at techniques to manage exam stress and the important topic of revision.

Last updated 7 months ago