Information is normally sent out to all students sitting public examinations in the Hilary term preceding their examination. The information for 2019/2020 is available from the links below. This includes the Examination Conventions and A Guide to Preparing for Exams.

Examination Conventions

The Examination Conventions reflect the practice of the examiners during the examination process. The Conventions are updated annually by the Academic Committee, with input from the Board of Examiners, for Materials, for Materials Science and Prelims Conventions.

PDF Examination Conventions 2019-20 MS

PDF Examination Conventions 2019-20 MS FHS updated for COVID-19 (Part II only)

PDF Prelim Examination Conventions 2019-20 MS

The revised Examination Conventions to reflect the changes due to COVID-19 for FHS Part I and Prelims will follow in due course.


Confirmation of the relevant weightings given to the different assessment components of your course is available from the links below.

PDF Assessment Weightings for MS