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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 2020-2021

11 - 22 January 2021 Semester 1 Examinations

25 - 29 January 2021

Foundation Scholarship Examinations

18 February 2021 Semester 1 results released to student portals

26 April 2021 - Trinity Monday

Publication of Foundation Scholarship Examination Results


Semester 2 Examinations


Publication of Sophister Annual Examination Results


Publication of Freshman Annual Examination Results


Court of First Appeal


Supplemental Examination Period


Publication of Supplemental Examination Results and Study Abroad Results


Court of First Appeal

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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