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BESS Examinations

Most BESS modules involve continuous assessment which could be a research-based essays, projects and/or presentations contributing up to 50% of the overall grade for the year. The remainder is based on the results of a written end-of-year examination.

Examination Dates

Academic Year 2023-2024

Week of 11 December 2023 (excluding contingency days)* Semester 1 Examinations
Week of 8 January 2024 (excluding contingency days)*

Foundation Scholarship Examinations

Week of January 2024 (TBC by Academic Registry) Semester 1 results released to student portals

Trinity Monday 22 April 2024

Publication of Foundation Scholarship Examination Results

Week of 29 April 2024 (excluding contingency days)*

Semester 2 Examinations

TBC May 2024

Publication of Sophister Annual Examination Results

TBC May 2024

Publication of Freshman Annual Examination Results

Please check with Senior Tutor

Court of First Appeal

26 August to 31 August 2024 (excluding contingency days)*

Supplemental Examination Period

TBC September 2024

Publication of Supplemental Examination Results and Study Abroad Results

Please check with Senior Tutor

Court of First Appeal

*Contingency days are normally in put in place the days prior to the commencement of the examination sessions

Examination Conventions and Regulations

Your Moderatorship comprises 30% of your overall Junior Sophister result and 70% of your Senior Sophister result.

Information about the regulations governing BESS examinations, as well as the conventions determining the award of grades in examinations can be found in the:

For further information on all College general examination conventions and regulations please consult the College Calendar.

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