SOAS University of London


Examination Timetable 2021

The main examination period took place in term 3 from 10 May 2021 to 4 June 2021, inclusive

The examination period operated online. EX assessments were delivered either as an Extended Essay or as a 48-hour Open Book Exam. Exams operated via BLE: your questions and submission points were available on the specific module page. Exams and Assessments pages on MySOAS contain answers to many of the frequently asked questions about the examination period. Please email if you cannot find the answer to your question.

Useful information:
  • If you are taking an intercollegiate module at another University of London college any examination may take place outside the dates above. Please contact the relevant college for advice about exam dates.
  • Every effort has been made to ensure a fair and reasonable spread of examinations, and exams have been timetabled at the best time for the majority of candidates. Requests from entrants for amendments to the timetable will not be accepted.
  • Some assessments, such as oral examinations for language modules, music listening exams, and slide tests for History of Art modules may take place outside the main summer exam period. Please speak to the relevant module convenor or department office for further advice.      

Any enquiries about the exam timetable should be sent to

Late summer examination period

The late summer examination period is for UG non-finalists only, including foundation, certificate and non awarding programmes (Erasmus, exchange and study abroad students), and only if an exam is not passed in the main examination period of May-June. The late summer re-entry examination period will run from 23 August to 10 September 2021.

The exam timetable is available via MySOAS for Students (under SOAS Online Exams and Assessments 2020-21 Section).