Information is normally sent out to all students sitting public examinations in the Hilary term preceding their examination. The information for 2023/2024 is available from the links below.

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 Science and Prelims.

Examination Conventions Part I 2023-24

Examination Conventions Prelims 2023-24

Prelims Examinations

Information to Prelims students 2023-2024

Part I Examinations

PDF Information to Part I students 2023-24  

Non-Examinable Material 2023-24


Part II Examinations

PDF Information to Part II students 2023-24  


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