When you're studying at university, regular assessments let your tutors understand how you're doing, and feedback from your tutors gives you the chance to learn and improve your skills for the future.

In the links below you'll find out more about how assessment and feedback work at Imperial.

Methods of assessment

Find out about the different forms of assessment you'll come across in your time at Imperial.

Writing assignments

Throughout your course you'll be expected to carry out reports, essays and other writing assignments. We'll help you understand what's required.


Preparing for exams starts much earlier than the night before; we'll help you avoid the last-minute panic.

Delivering presentations

Presentations test your oral communication skills and your ability to prepare information for different audiences.

Improving through feedback

After every assessment, you will get useful feedback. Be reassured by what you've done well, and use the feedback to focus your efforts for your next assignment.

Giving feedback

You’re not the only one who likes to improve – the College does too.