School of Psychological Sciences Examinations

Examination Attendance

Examinations are held on campus in Week 12 for each trimester and all students are expected to sit their examinations during exam week.

Examination Rules

All students who sit examinations at ACAP are subject to the ACAP Examination Rules. The rules are available here:

ACAP Examination Rules 

Examination Timetable and Venue details

Week 12 Trimester 2 2017

Psychology exams are held on each of the ACAP campuses in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. Addresses and contact details can be found on the contacts page of the ACAP website

Please refer to the individual timetable for each of the campuses below for date, time and room locations

Adelaide     Brisbane      Melbourne     Sydney


Supplementary exams

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

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

Supplementary exam dates will be available in week 13

Please refer to the supplementary examination schedule 

Student who are approved for supplementary examination will be given necessary information on time and venue.

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

To apply you need to submit the Application for Special Consideration to the exam coordinator at the Registrar’s office at registrar-exams@acap.edu.au.

Please read all information in the document carefully before submitting the form to be sure that your circumstances qualify and please be sure you attach documented evidence. If you have timetable clash we can confirm this on your enrolment.


Special consideration

Examination Special Consideration aims to provide a fair and equitable system of assessment which takes into account factors that might impact adversely upon student performance.

Special Consideration may be granted in cases of illness, accident, bereavement, or other serious circumstance which has adversely affected a student’s studies. Approval is not automatic on lodgement of this form.

Application for Special Consideration


Late exams

The Assessment policy applies to students who miss or sit the exams outside the examination period. – refer to Assessment policy

Exams are considered assessments, late exams and special considerations not approved may be subject to late assessment penalties if sat outside the approved exam period. Please refer to Page 10 (of 10) Assessment Late Submission Guidelines in the Assessment Policy and Procedure

Online students allocated to their state of residence

IMPORTANT: Students studying online are allocated to the Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne or Sydney campus automatically depending on their residential address.  For example, students who study online and are resident in Queensland will be automatically allocated to Brisbane.

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 (registrar-exams@acap.edu.au ) no later than Friday, 28 July 2017.


External examination for students in remote locations

If you are unable to sit your examinations on campus please use the form below to apply to sit your exam at an external venue. Approval is not automatic on lodgement of this form.



Are you registered with AccessAbility and require special exam provisions? 

Please provide as much notice as possible if you require special provisions so that they can be organised for you.

Students who are registered with AccessAbility and who require special exam provisions must apply for special provisions with an AccessAbility Advisor by week 8, Friday 28 July 2017.

Week 13 Supplemental exams            

Late Assessment penalties apply past week 13 Term 2 2017 without approved special considerations/extension. (Assignment extension forms will be required)

Special Considerations assessed on case by case basis.


Mon 28 Aug

Tues 29 Aug

Wed 30 Aug

Thurs 31 Aug

Fri 01 Sep