Exam timetables

Exam timetables are released 6 weeks before each exam period.

Trimester 2 exams (in response to COVID-19 situation)

No exams will be held at Deakin exam venues, or external exam venues, for Trimester 2 2020.

The exam period will be held Monday 12 - Thursday 22 October. Please check StudentConnect for your individual exam timetable and your unit site for individual exam details.

Find out more on the General exam information webpage.

Exams are held at the end of each Trimester, Semester or other study period.

If you are studying units assessed with exams, you must be available to sit an exam at any time within these published dates.

  • Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 exams commence on a Monday and are held over a two week period.
  • Trimester 3 exams commence on a Thursday and are held over seven days.

Check your personal timetables on StudentConnect, after the date of timetable release listed below. These dates are also provided in the Important Dates in the Deakin University Handbook each year.

If you need assistance with your exam timetable contact Student Central.

2020 Exam timetable release and exam schedule

Exam timetable release and exam schedule by trimester, timetable release date and exam period for 2020

Trimester

Timetable Release Date

Exam Period

Trimester 1 2020 Tuesday 28 April 2020 Monday 8 to Friday 19 June 2020*
Trimester 3 2019 Supplementary/SpecialTuesday 28 April 2020 Monday 8 to Friday 19 June 2020*
Trimester 1 2020 Supplementary/SpecialWednesday 22 July 2020 Monday 3 to Friday 7 August 2020
Trimester 2 2020Monday 31 August 2020Monday 12 to Thursday 22 October 2020
Friday 23 October 2020 is a University observed public holiday
Trimester 3 2020Monday 14 December 2020Thursday 11 to Friday 19 February 2021
Trimester 2 2020 Supplementary/Special Monday 14 December 2020 Thursday 11 to Friday 19 February 2021

* Note that exams ARE held on the Queen's Birthday public holiday (Monday 8/06/2020). Ensure you check public transport timetables as services may be reduced for the day.

School of Medicine - 2020 semester courses

Doctor of Medicine, Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery

Exam timetable release and exam schedule by semester, timetable release date and exam period for 2020
Semester Timetable Release Date Exam Period
Semester 1 2020 Monday 11 May Friday 12 to Friday 19 June
Semester 2 2020 Monday 5 October Monday 16 to Friday 27 November

Bachelor of Medical Imaging

Exam timetable release and exam schedule by semester, timetable release date and exam period for 2020
Semester Timetable Release Date Exam Period
Semester 1 2020 Monday 11 May Monday 8 to Friday 12 June*
Semester 2 2020 Monday 5 October Monday 9 to Friday 13 November

* Note that exams are held on the Queen's Birthday public holiday.

Exam Scheduling Guidelines

  • You will not have more than two exams scheduled on any one day
  • You will not have more than two exams scheduled consecutively (back to back), including consecutive exams scheduled across two days
  • Where possible the overall percentage of consecutive (back to back) exams should be no greater than 5%
  • Where you have two exams clash (scheduled at the same time) arrangements will be made to reschedule one of the exams to the next available session
  • Exams may be scheduled at 9.00 am, 1.00 pm or 4.30 pm.
  • Where possible Friday exams will be scheduled to the 9.00 am and 1.00 pm sessions only
  • Exams can be held on a public holiday in some cases, eg. Queen's Birthday in June.
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