School of Psychological Sciences Examinations

Examination Attendance

Examinations are held on campus in Week 13 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 13 Trimester 1 2018

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


School of Psychological Sciences examination timetables by campus


Adelaide     Brisbane      Melbourne     Sydney


Monday 30 April

Tuesday 1 May

Wednesday 2 May

Thursday 3 May

Friday 4 May

Morning session (9.30am – 11.40am)


Introduction to Psychology: Biology, Learning and Cognition



Behavioral Neuroscience










Psychological Assessment for Professional Practice


Introduction to Psychology: The Individual, Society and Culture



Psychology: An evidence Based Approach 3




Psychology: An evidence Based Approach 3 Advanced



Human Neuropsychology and Neuropsychiatric Disorders




Psychology: An Evidence Based Approach 1

Afternoon session (1.30pm – 3.40pm)


Learning and Memory



Learning and Memory



Psychology: An evidence Based Approach 2



Psychology: An evidence Based Approach 2 Advanced


Perception and Cognition



Perception and Cognition Advanced



Organisational Psychology


Psychology: An evidence Based Approach 4




Life Span Development



Life Span Development





Psychology, Health and Wellbeing


Psychological Measurement and Assessment



Psychological Measurement and Assessment Advanced






Deferred 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

Deferred exam dates will be available in week 14


Mon 7 May

Tues 8 May

Wed 9 May

Thurs 10 May

Fri 11 May
















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

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 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 examinations

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 week 10 each Term.


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;

You will need to locate and submit the venue details with your application please refer to the following: Information regarding choosing an acceptable external exam venues



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 9 each Term.


Week 14 deferred exams            

Late Assessment penalties apply past week 14 of term without approved special considerations/extension. (Assignment extension forms will be required)

Special Considerations assessed on case by case basis.