Examinations and Assessments

Examination Conventions

The examination conventions set out the procedures for the mathematics examinations and cover how written papers will be set, how your work will be assessed and how an overall year outcome or final classification will be arrived at.  The examination conventions can be accessed on the undergraduate notices page.

Notices to Candidates

Before your examinations you will receive at least one notice from the examiners explaining how the examinations will be conducted.  These notices will also be made available online on the undergraduate notices page.

Revision Resources

This page contains a collection of resources to help you prepare for your exams. 

Examination Timetables

Examination timetables are published on the University's website by the Examination Schools.

Consultations Sessions

Consultation sessions are arranged in Trinity term for third and fourth year students.  The timetable of sessions is available here.  

Examiners' Reports

Following an examination, the examiners' write a report which provides statistical information and feedback to the department and the University.  Reports on previous examinations are made available to students. 

Past Examination Papers and Specimen Solutions

The official archive of examination papers (OXAM) is maintained by the University.  The department also publishes copies of past papers.  A selection of specimen solutions to past Part B and Part C papers, and a set of sample answers to some Prelims questions are made available for students to use when revising.

Examination Prizes

Prizes are awarded for performance in the examinations.  The list of previous prize winners can be found here.