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Exam timetables and seating

Timetable publication dates

The following dates are for the publication of the examination timetables:

All Campuses Level Final timetable
Semester 1 All Students 31 October
Semester 2 Final Year & PG
Continuing (Year 1 – 3)
28 February
12 March
Semester 3 and Reassessments All Students 17 July

Examination timetable

Examination timetables will be available from the table below on the dates outlined above.  Please view our exam diet dates.

Please note it is sometimes necessary to publish a revised timetable. For this reason you should check this page regularly, close to the time of your first examination.  If the 'last updated' date and/or time does not match the date on the spreadsheet, you may need to clear your browser cache or try a different browser.

Campus/Partner Institutions/Independent Distance Learning Level Timetable  Last updated
Edinburgh Final Year/Postgraduate Final 23 Mar (16:00)
Years 1-3 Final 18 Apr (17:00)
Independent Distance Learning and Partner Institutions Final Year/Postgraduate Final 29 Mar (14:00)
Years 1-3 Final 29 Mar (14:00)
Scottish Borders Final Year/Postgraduate Final 25 Feb (17:00)
Years 1-3 Final 11 Mar (17:00)
Dubai Final Year/Postgraduate Final 16 May(11:00)
Years 1-3 Final 08 April (12:00)
Malaysia Final Year/Postgraduate Final 10 Mar (16:00)
Years 1-3 Final 11 Mar (17:00)
Orkney Final Year/Postgraduate Final 01 Mar (14:00)

Edinburgh campus map

Please see campus map for exam location

Examination seating plan

This seating plan is for students at the Edinburgh and Scottish Borders Campuses only 

Academic Registry prepares a seating plan for examinations scheduled at the Edinburgh Campus taking place in Sports Hall 1 (SH1), James Watt Centre I (JWCI) and James Watt Centre II (JWCII), (please note JW1 Carnegie is not included in the seating plan) for all examination diets, excluding the reassessment diet in August.  A seating plan is also prepared for examinations taking place at the Scottish Borders Campus in the Main Hall, excluding the reassessment diet in August.  Students not studying at the Edinburgh Campus or the Scottish Borders Campus should follow the published timetable above.

Students should ensure that they have their seat number before entering the examination hall. If you have an examination in any of the above locations but do not have a seat number please contact Academic Registry.

Seating plan availability

The seating plan for Final Year and Postgraduate students will be available from 20 April 2016.

The seating plan for Years 1-3 students will be available from 27 April 2016.

Find your seat numbers.