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Department of Physics

Examinations 2018

Information that we sent to you by email

  • 7 August 2018: Subject: August exams: Serious Adverse Circumstances
  • 31 May 2018: Subject: Physics Serious Adverse Circumstances form deadline
  • 4 May 2018: Subject: Physics exams: important points
  • 30 April 2018: Subject: Serious Adverse Circumstances
  • 23 March 2018: Subject: Mitigation of strike effects in Physics: exams in the main summer examination period
  • 13 February 2018: Subject: Provisional exam timetable for Physics

Key sources of information about exams

University pages:

  • Student Registry: Exams and Assessment including: your anonymous exam code, conduct of examinations, absence from examinations, Serious Adverse Circumstances forms, pass list publication dates and more. (Please note that all enquiries about anonymous codes, exam dates/rooms, pass lists and viewing your marks online should be addressed to Student Registry rather than to the Department.)
  • Past exam papers in Physics (or go via the 'Library' tab in duo).

Departmental pages:

Physics exam timetables and details of paper formats 2018

    • Copies of the title pages of all the Physics exam papers are attached below. They show the division of the papers into sections and the rubrics giving the requirements for answering the questions. Please note that the structure and rubrics of the papers can change from one year to the next, so do not rely on the past papers for information about the structure or rubrics of this year's exams.
    • As you will see, the title page of each paper includes the words "A list of physical constants is provided on the next page". This list of constants is the same for all Physics exam papers and is available here:
    • Provisional examination timetable for Physics modules, ordered by level then date. Please report any clashes to exams.team@durham.ac.uk, as well as by email to Mr Skelton, Secretary to the Board of Examiners in Physics (adrian.skelton@durham.ac.uk). The definitive timetable is due to appear on Friday 23 February and must be carefully checked for any changes. Details of exam venues will be available at the start of Easter Term, via your personal exam timetable on duo.

Frequently-asked questions

The FAQs below are extracted from the main FAQs page, http://www.dur.ac.uk/physics/students/faqs/.

Examinations, assessment and results