Examination timetable

Examinations for the 2013/4 session will be held as follows:

  • Undergraduate - Monday 19 May to Wednesday 18 June inclusive
  • Graduate- Monday 2 June to Friday 27 June inclusive (Note: some departments may schedule exams from Monday 12 May onwards)
  • Law Resits-  Monday 1 September to Friday 5 September inclusive 

Please note that examinations at the School are scheduled Monday to Friday with starting times of either 10am or 2.30pm. No examinations are scheduled to take place over the weekends.

Regardless of the examination schedule, all students are required to be available throughout the Summer Term| in case, for example, an examination needs to be rescheduled or your script is deemed illegible by the examiner.

Law Resits 

 See LSE September Law Resits Examination Timetable 2014|

Personal Timetables for Law Resit period will be emailed to you by the end of August. 

Please note that the examination timetable has been approved by academic departments and therefore we are unable to consider requests to reschedule individual exams.

General course-by-course timetable

See LSE May,June Main Examination Timetable 2014|

Please note that the examination timetable has been approved by academic departments and therefore we are unable to consider requests to reschedule individual exams.

Written language examinations are included in the above timetable. For oral and listening exams, see Language Examination Timetables|.

Personalised timetable

Your personalised examination timetable for the May/June exam session, indicating your allocated room and seat for each examination, will be available via LSE for You in the first week of Summer Term.

In advance of the start of Summer Term, please check on LSE for You to ensure that you are enrolled for the correct courses. For advice on amending your course choices, please contact Registry|.

If, by the start of Week Two, your personalised examination timetable has not been published, is incomplete, or is inaccurate, please email Registry| with your student ID number and details of the problem.

Please note that, in very exceptional circumstances, the dates of individual exams are subject to change. You should check your personal exam timetable carefully when it is published.

Daily arrangements

Daily examination arrangements, for candidates with individual examination adjustments and late enrolments, are available from the Individual Examination Adjustments & Late Entries| web page.

Religious holidays

If, due to the observance of a religious holiday, you are unable to sit an examination as scheduled, you should email examinations@lse.ac.uk| as soon as possible to discuss alternative arrangements. Please include the following information:

  • your name
  • your student ID number
  • the courses you are taking
  • the dates on which you are unable to attend examinations
  • details of your exceptional circumstances

Please note that events such as weddings or other personal appointments do not constitute exceptional reasons for examination timetabling purposes.

Examination procedures|

Before your examinations, you should familiarise yourself with the Examination Procedures for Candidates.

Working at the end of your studies

If you have a student visa, you can work part time during your studies and full time during the vacation. The vacation time starts after the official term end date, not after your final exam. If you are a one year Masters student and have to submit a dissertation, your vacation time starts after the official end of your programme in September. Full details are available from the International Student Immigration Service|.

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