Below, you will find the assessment deadlines for the 2021-22 academic year. Just click on the tab for the year you are currently in to find the assessment deadlines relevant to you. Please make sure you are checking your courses regularly on Blackboard for any updates.   

Please note that dates and times for the main exams will be available on a separate exam timetable. All times are UK local times.

These deadlines are provisional and subject to update and change over the next few weeks.

Assessment Deadlines

Year 1

Assessment and Feedback Deadline Tracker for Year 1 2021-22
CourseworkHand-in DateMarks and Feedback Return Date
Maths and Physics Refresher Test 8th October
Week 1
22nd October
Week 3
Think about Physics 1 14th October (9 AM)
Week 2
21st October
Week 3
Think about Physics 2 28th October (9 AM) 
Week 4
Week 5
Lab Book Week 4 Week 6
Lab Report Week 5 Week 7
Assessed Problem Sheet 12th November (5 PM)
Week 6
Week 8
Think about Physics 3 25th November (9 AM)
Week 8
Week 9
Computing Project 25th November (5 PM)
Week 8 
Week 10
Lab Book Week 9 Week 11
Think about Physics 4 9th December (9 AM)
Week 10 
Week 11
Lab Report Week 10  Week 1, Term 2
Oscillations & Waves Team Project - talk Week 10 Week 2, Term 2
Assessed Problem Sheet 17th December (5 PM)
Week 11 
Week 2, Term 2
Oscillations & Waves Team Project - project lab book or portfolio 13th - 17th December
Week 11
Week 2, Term 2
 Term Two  
 
Oscillations & Waves Project Report 14th January 2022 (5 PM)
Week 1
Week 3
Think about Physics 1 20th January 2022 (9 AM)
Week 2
27th January 2022
Week 3
Think about Physics 2 3rd February 2022 (9 AM)
Week 4
Week 5
APS 1: Oscillations & Waves and    Vectors, Fields, Electricity & Magnetism 4th February 2022 (5 PM)
Week 4
Week 6
Lab Book Review Week 5 Week 7
Lab Report Week 6 Week 8
Think about Physics 3 17th February 2022 (9 AM)
Week 6
Week 7
Advanced Electronics Simulation Exercise 1 Week 6 Week 8
APS 2: Oscillations & Waves and    Vectors, Fields, Electricity & Magnetism Week 7 Week 9
VFEM PeerWise Exercise - 1st checkpoint Week 7 Feedback from peers (continual)
Advanced Electronics Simulation Exercise 2 Week 7 Week 9
VFEM PeerWise Exercise - 2nd checkpoint Week 8 Feedback from peers (continual)
Think about Physics 4 3rd March 2022 (9 AM)
Week 8
Week 9
Advanced Electronics Simulation Exercise 3 Week 8 Week 10
VFEM PeerWise Exercise - end of exercise Week 9 Week 11
APS 3: Oscillations & Waves and    Vectors, Fields, Electricity & Magnetism Week 10 Term 3
 Think about Physics 5 17th March 2022 (9 AM)
Week 10
Week 11
Mechanics and Relativity Topical       Review Week 11 Term 3 via email and Blackboard 
Term Three    
Statistics of Measurement Online Test 3rd June 2022 (2 PM)
Week 5
Week 7 
Relativity Online Quiz 6th June 2022 (11 AM - 12 PM)
Week 6
Week 8
Relativity APS 10th June 2022 (2PM)
Week 6
 
Statistics of Measurement Group Project 24th June 2022 (2 PM)
Week 8
Week 9
Relativity Project 27th June 2022 (2 PM)
Week 9
Week 9
Assessment and Feedback Deadline Tracker for Year 1 2021-22
Assessment and Feedback Deadline Tracker for Year 1 2020-21

Year 2

Assessment and Feedback Deadline Tracker for Year 2 2021-22
CourseworkHand-in DateMarks and Feedback Return Date
 Term One    
APS: Quantum Physics  20th October (1 PM)
 Week 3
  Week 5
APS: Differential Equations and Electromagnetism  27th October (1 PM)
 Week 4
 Week 6
APS: Thermal Physics and Structure of Matter  3rd November (1 PM)
 Week 5
 Week 7
APS: Quantum Physics  10th November (1 PM)
 Week 6
 Week 8
APS: Thermal Physics and Structure of Matter  17th November (1 PM)
 Week 7
 Week 9 
Lab Technical Report  Tuesday/Wednesday
 Week 8
 See Lab information for exact timings
APS: Differential Equations and Electromagnetism  1st December (5 PM)
 Week 9
 Week 11
Quantum Article Plan  6th December (4 PM)
 Week 10
 Week 11
 Feedback from Academic Tutor
Computing Report  Week 10   Week 2 Term 2 
 See Computing information for
 timings
APS: Thermal Physics and Structure   of Matter  15th December (1 PM)
 Week 11
 Week 2 Term 2
 Term Two    
Quantum Article  10th January (4 PM)
 Week 1
 Week 5 Feedback
 Sometime after Week 7 for the final grade, following moderation
APS: Quantum Physics  19th January (1 PM)
 Week 2
 Week 4 
APS: Thermal Physics and Structure of Matter  26th January (1 PM)
 Week 3
 Week 5
APS: Differential Equations and Electromagnetism  2nd February (1 PM)
 Week 4
 Week 6
Lab Presentations  Week 5  
APS: Quantum Physics  16th February (1 PM)
 Week 6
 Week 8 
APS: Thermal Physics and Structure of Matter  23rd February (1 PM)
 Week 7
 Week 9 
APS: Differential Equations and Electromagnetism  2nd March (1 PM)
 Week 8
 Week 10 
 APS: Quantum Physics  9th March (1 PM)
 Week 9
 Week 11
 Lab Report  Week 10 Week 11 and Week 1 Term 3
Interviews in Week 11
APS: Differential Equations and Electromagnetism  23rd March (1 PM)
 Week 11
Week 1 Term 3 
Assessment and Feedback Deadline Tracker for Year 2 2021-22
Assessment and Feedback Deadline Tracker for Year 2 2020-21

Year 3

Assessment and Feedback Deadline Tracker for Year 3 2021-22
CourseworkHand-in DateMarks and Feedback Return Date
 Term One    
Computational Physics APS 1 21st October
Week 3
4th November
Week 5
BSc Project Plan (One Term Projects) 22nd October
Week 3
2nd November 
Week 5
Computational Physics APS 2 4th November
Week 5
18th November
Week 7
BSc Project Plan (Two Term Projects*) 5th November 
Week 5
19th November
Week 7
Lab Report Cycle 1-1 10th November
Week 6
24th November 
Week 8
Computational Physics APS 3 18th November
Week 7
2nd December
Week 9
BSc Project Progress Report (One Term Project) 12th November
Week 6
26th November
Week 8
Lab Report Cycle 1-2 3rd December 
Week 9
20th December
BSc Project Continuous Assessment 3rd December
Week 9
17th December
Week 11
BSc Project Report Outline (One Term Project) 10th December 
Week 10
(Optional/Informal)
BSc Project Progress Report (Two Term Project*) 10th December
Week 10
14th January
Week 1 Term 2
BSc Project Viva (One Term Project) 13th - 17th December
Week 11
13th - 17th December
Week 11
(Verbal Feedback)
Computational Physics Project 17th December 24 January
Week 4 Term 2
Term Two
   
 Lab Report Cycle 1-3 11 January (5 PM)
Week 1
25 January 
Week 3
 BSc Project Report
(Term 1 - One Term Project)
18 January
Week 2
15 February
Week 6
BSc Project Plan (Term 2) 28 January
Week 3
within two weeks
Week 5
Team Based Problem Solving - Initial Participation Feedback Exercise completed 4 February
Week 4
 
Lab Presentation Cycle 2-1 4 February
Week 4
11 February
Week 5
BSc Project Progress Report (Term 2) 18th February
Week 6
Week 8
BSc Project Continuous Assessment (Two Term Project) 18th February
Week 6
within two weeks
Week 8
 Complexity Science Project Report and Code 22nd February (5 PM)
Week 7
22 March
Week 11
Lab Two-Page Report Cycle 2-2 3rd March
Week 8
17th March 
Week 10
Lab Two-Page Report Cycle 2-2 (Microprocessors) 7th March
Week 9
21st March
Week 11
BSc Project Continuous Assessment (Term 2) 11th March
Week 9
within two weeks
Week 11
Team Based Problem Solving - Final Participation Feedback Exercise completed 18th March
Week 10
 
BSc Project Report Outline (One and Two Term Projects*) 18th March
Week 10
Informal discussion
Team Based Problem Solving - Slides for Seminar to be emailed to MP 24th March
Week 11
 
Team Based Problem Solving - Seminar Day 25th March
Week 11
 
 BSc Project Viva (One and Two Term Projects*) 21st - 25th March (latest date)
Week 11
Week 11
(Verbal Feedback)
Instrumentation Discussion Problem in session, allocated at start of module No later than 1 week after session
Instrumentation Lab Observation in session During lab session
Instrumentation Lab Interview in session, session date assigned at start of module During interview
 Term Three    
Lab Six-Page Report Cycle 3-1 3rd May
Week 1
17th May
Week 3
 BSc Project Report (One and Two Term Projects*) 10th May
Week 2
7th June
week 6

* Two Term BSc Projects are only available to Erasmus students.
Assessment and Feedback Deadline Tracker for Year 3 2021-22

Assessment and Feedback Deadline Tracker for Year 3 2020-21

Year 4

Assessment and Feedback Deadline Tracker for Year 4 2021-22
CourseworkHand-in DateMark and Feedback Return Date
 Term One    
MSci Project Literature Review 4th October
Week 1 
18th October
Week 3 
MSci Project Risk Assessment 11th October
Week 2 
 
Research Interfaces Outline Proposal
Activity 1
5th November (12 PM)
Week 5 
15th November Formative Feedback
Week 7 
MSci Project
Progress Statement
22nd November
Week 8 
 
Research Interfaces Proposal
Activity 2
10th December (12 PM)
Week 10
10-14th January
Week 1 Term 2 
 Term Two    
 Research Interfaces Recorded   Proposal Pitch
 Activity 3
 21st January (12 PM)
 Week 2
Week 5
Entrepreneurship for Physicists Quiz 1 21st January (5 PM)
Week 2
Teams to also be finalised by 21st January 5 PM
 Research Interfaces Interactive   Sessions
 Activity 3
 24th-25th January (1 - 6 PM)
 Week 3
Week 5
Entrepreneurship for Physicists Quiz 2 28th January (5 PM)
Week 3
 
Entrepreneurship for Physicists Quiz 3 4th February (5 PM)
Week 4
 
Entrepreneurship for Physicists Quiz 4 11th February (5 PM)
Week 5
 
Entrepreneurship for Physicists Quiz 5 25th February (5 PM)
Week 7
 
 Research Interfaces MSci Poster   Submission
 Activity 4
 2nd March (12 PM)
 Week 8
Week 11
 Research Interfaces Interactive   Session  11th & 12th March 
 Week 9
 26th March
 Week 11
Entrepreneurship for Physicists Team Slide Deck Submission 11th March (5 PM)
Week 9
 
 MSci Project Report Outline  14th March
 Week 10 
 25th March
 Week 11
Entrepreneurship for Physicists Team Slide Deck Presentation Before 18th March
Week 10
 
 MSci Project Viva  21st - 25th March
 Week 11
 8th April 
Entrepreneurship for Physicists Team P & L 25th March (5 PM)
Week 11
 
Term Three    
 MSci Project Report 2nd May
Week 1
 After exam results release
 Research Interfaces Layperson's     MSci Project Summary
 Activity 5
2nd May
Week 1
 After exam results release
Assessment and Feedback Deadline Tracker for Year 4 2021-22
Assessment and Feedback Deadline Tracker for Year 4 2020-21