This page contains all relevant information for remote exams including the final exam timetable and module codes. Students can expect to have access to the Blackboard course for each exam in advance. 

Please see Sitting the remote exam for general instructions. 

The below files should provide more specific information about the process: 

Before the exam 

Overview of the TRA process

How to prepare for your TRAs

Additional Exam Arrangements‌ - To calculate total writing time and upload + scan time for students with additional exam arrangements

Guidance on additional exam arrangements for remote assessmentsFurther information for students with additional exam arrangements 

Scanning and submitting your answers‌ - Step-by-step guide to scanning and submitting your answers

Submission exampleFor your reference, this is an example of an answer submission file. It was created using Microsoft Lens. Scanning within OneDrive supports a PDF of up to 10 pages only.

Cover and answer sheet template - Before the exam, students with access to a printer or scanner can fill in this template and print as many copies as required for each exam. Please note that you are still required to hand-write your answers. 

Scan + Upload Times
Standard Exam Duration or Specific ExamScan + upload time
 1 hour 15 minutes  20 minutes
 1 hour 50 minutes  25 minutes
 2 hour 30 minutes  30 minutes
 Oscillations & Waves  35 minutes
 Comprehensive 1, 2 & Mathematics  40 minutes
Summary of the ta0ble's contents

Example: A Student taking Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics will have a total of 2 hours & 30 minutes writing time, as indicated in the final timetable. At the end of the writing time, the student will have an additional 30 minutes to scan + upload his/her answers. 

This example does not take into account any extra time and/or rest break granted. Please see above links to relevant files (Additional Exam Arrangements & Guidance on additional exam arrangements) for more information. 

Blackett Formula Sheet

During the exam

If you have a problem‌ - Please refer to this document for the steps to take if you experience a technical issue, have a query or person concern. 

Format for documents recording late submission‌ - At the end of the exam, if your submission is flagged late, please complete this document to explain the reason for the late submission and upload it to the late submission dropbox on Blackboard. 

If you have any questions, you can contact


Safety Net
The Physics Department have written our own document on the Safety Net to supplement the one provided by the College.