School of Psychological Sciences Examinations

Examination Attendance

Exams are held on campus in Week 12 for each trimester and all students are expected to sit their exams during that week.

Examination Timetable - Week 12 - Trimester 1 2017

Please see the two tables below for exam dates for all campuses, Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney and the venue for the exams. 

Mon 8 May

Tues 9 May

Wed 10 May

Thur 11 May

Fri 12 May

 Morning Session - 9.30am – 11.40am 

Psychology: An Evidence-Based Approach 2 

Psychology: An Evidence-Based Approach 1

Introduction to Psychology: The Individual, Society and Culture

Perception and Cognition

Psychological Measurement and Assessment

Psychology: An Evidence-Based Approach 2 (Advanced)



Perception and Cognition (Advanced)

Psychological Measurement and Assessment (Advanced)




Psychology: An Evidence Based Approach 4



Human Neuropsychology and Neuropsychiatric Disorders
Psychology Health and Wellbeing

 Afternoon Session - 1.30pm – 3.40pm 

Psychology: An Evidence-Based Approach 3

Learning and Memory

Life Span Development

Introduction to Psychology: Biology, Learning and Cognition


Psychology: An Evidence-Based Approach 3 (Advanced)

Learning and Memory (Advanced)

Life Span Development (Advanced)

Contemporary Psychological Issues

Psychopathology (Advanced)


Behavioural Neuroscience



Psychological Assessment for Professional Psychology





Adelaide Adelaide Campus, Level 5, 16-20 Coglin Street, Adelaide TBA
Brisbane Brisbane Campus, Ground Floor, 410 Ann Street, Brisbane TBA
Melbourne Melbourne Campus, 123 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne TBA
Sydney Sydney Campus, 255 Elizabeth Street, Sydney TBA


Week 13 Supplemental and AccessAbility Exams          

Supplemental Exams will run on Tuesday 16 and Thursday 18 May only.

AccessAbility exam will run from Monday 15 to Friday 19 May only. 

Late Assessment penalties apply past Week 13 without approved special considerations/extension (assignment extension forms will be required).

Special Considerations assessed on a case by case basis.


Monday 15 May

Tuesday 16 May

Wednesday 17 May

Thursday 18 May

Friday 19 May

9.30am - 11.40am

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1.30pm - 3.40pm

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Students who are registered with AccessAbility and who require special exam provisions must apply for special provisions with an AccessAbility Advisor by Friday 14 April.

All provisions must be approved by the AccessAbility Advisor no later than Friday, 21 April.

Students who are not currently registered with AccessAbility but are in need of special exam provisions need to register with the AccessAbility Service and have their needs identified with the advisor no later than Week 9 of the trimester (Friday, 21 April 2017). Please contact your AccessAbiliy Advisor for more details.

Supplementary Exams

For students unable to attend the dates due to unexpected events outside their control such as:

  • Illness supported by medical certificate,
  • Timetable clashes i.e. your scheduled exam is at the same time as another class, workshop or exam for another unit you are enrolled into

Supplementary exam dates will be held on the Tuesday 16 and Thursday 18 May.

Please note these are the final dates students can sit their exams and are subject to approval.

To apply you need to submit the Application for Special Consideration to the Registrar’s office at Please read all information in the document carefully before submitting the form to be sure that your circumstances qualify and please ensure that you attach supporting documentation.

Students allocated to their state of residence

Students are allocated to the Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne or Adelaide campus automatically depending on their residential address. For example, students who are a resident in Queensland will be automatically allocated to attend the Brisbane Campus examination. Students who reside in a state that does not have a campus (i.e. ACT, NT, WA, TAS) will be allocated to attend the Sydney campus.

If you would like to sit your exam in a different state to that in which you currently reside, please inform the exam coordinator at the Registrar's Office ( no later than Friday, 21 April 2017.

How do I do that?

Send your email to: :

Subject line: Application to sit exam in a different state

In the body of the email copy please include:

  • Student Number
  • Name
  • Unit
  • Exam Time
  • Exam Date
  • Exam Centre for the exam

Students in Remote Locations

All examinations are held on the Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or Adelaide campuses, however, if you live in a different city or in a remote area you may apply to sit your examinations at an external venue no later than Friday, 21 April 2017. Please refer to the information on the Remote online student exam information page.

Addition Information

Arrive early

Remember to arrive well in advance of the exam start time to allow sufficient time to register. You should aim to be at the examination venue no later than 15 minutes before the start time.

Student Card

Please remember to bring your student card to the exam. Your student card must be displayed on your examination desk at all times during the exam. If you do not have a student card please bring photo ID. 

Late exams

Assessment policy applies to students who miss or sit the exams outside the examination period. Please refer to the Assessment Policy and Procedure for further information.