Effective Exams

examtipsSome programmes of study may have exams while others may not – please consult your programme handbook to clarify if you have to take exams.

Exams at taught postgraduate level are an opportunity to demonstrate your insight, knowledge and mastery of your subject. While exams can be daunting, with proper preparation many students come to view exams as enjoyable: exams become an opportunity to consolidate your learning experience.

calendarWorkshops – Effective Exams

The session aims to build confidence by discussing/ introducing approaches to reduce exam anxiety. This workshop will address preparation and planning for exams while focusing on effective strategies for revision and exam technique.

  • 27 Nov 2013 (13.30-16.30)

For further information about these workshops and to book a place http://edin.ac/16I4vjZ


The Institute for Academic Development has a number of resources to help you prepare for exams, including:

  • Planning for revision – includes a self assessment and week planner
  • Revision techniques
  • Strategies for sitting your exams
  • Further resources

The  above resources can be found http://edin.ac/15zAUMg