Exam timetables

Exam timetables are released 6 weeks before each exam period.

Trimester 3 exams (in response to COVID-19 situation)

The Trimester 3 exam period will be held Thursday 10 - Friday 18 February, 2022. Please check StudentConnect for your individual exam timetable (to be released on Monday 13 December, 2021). Your unit site will also have individual exam details posted closer to the exam period.

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.

2021 Exam timetable release and exam schedule

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

Trimester

Timetable Release Date

Exam Period

Trimester 1 2021 Tuesday 27 April 2021 Monday 7 to Friday 18 June 2021*
Trimester 3 2020 Supplementary/SpecialTuesday 27 April 2021 Monday 7 to Friday 18 June 2021*
Trimester 1 2021 Supplementary/SpecialWednesday 21 July 2021 Monday 2 to Friday 6 August 2021
Trimester 2 2021Monday 30 August 2021Monday 11 to Friday 22 October 2021
Trimester 3 2021Monday 13 December 2021Thursday 10 to Friday 18 February 2022
Trimester 2 2021 Supplementary/Special Monday 13 December 2021 Thursday 10 to Friday 18 February 2022

* Note that exams ARE held on the Queen's Birthday public holiday (Monday 14/06/2021). Ensure you check public transport timetables as services may be reduced for the day.

School of Medicine - 2021 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
Semester Timetable Release Date Exam Period
Semester 1 2021 Monday 10 May Friday 14 to Friday 18 June
Semester 2 2021 Monday 4 October Monday 15 to Friday 26 November

Bachelor of Medical Imaging

Exam timetable release and exam schedule by semester, timetable release date and exam period
Semester Timetable Release Date Exam Period
Semester 1 2021 Monday 10 May Monday 7 to Friday 11 June
Semester 2 2021 Monday 4 October Monday 8 to Friday 12 November

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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