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Synoptic Oral Exams
What are the Third and Fourth Year synoptic oral exams?
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Past papers are available as an archive to current students in the new Chem Central module on Blackboard Learn.
Examinations are held in January and either May or June each year. Official examination timetables are sent out to College email accounts in advance.
Examinations for some ancillaries (Humanities, Languages, Business School (BEST) and Chemical Engineering) will be timetabled in different weeks to those noted above. These exams are not timetabled by the Chemistry departments.
For all exams, you will be supplied with a calculator, a list of constants and a periodic table.
The model of the calculator provided for exams will be the Casio fx85MS. Models for practice can be found in the Level 2 UG Computer Room (232A) of the main Chemistry Building.