When will my exam results be available?
Exam results and final degree classifications will be made available on Student Records as soon as possible after the Faculty Assessment Boards have met to finalise and ratify results.
The usual release dates are:
- For Period 1 (January) assessments, March-April
- For Period 2 (May) assessments, July
- For Period 3 (August) assessments, September
Additional information for postgraduate taught students
Most postgraduate taught (PGT) courses run from September to September. As such, the Faculty Assessment Boards for these courses meet between October and December, after the official end date of the course.
Some departments will release some module results before the official end of your course, and some departments will wait until after your course end date. In all cases, you should not expect to receive your degree award until after the official end of your course.
If you are awaiting the results of an online assessment/exam
Notification that your online exam results will be emailed to you by the Assessments & Records Centre, along with information on your progression and details of any resits granted to you.
How will I be told my exam results are available?
You will be notified of your exam results by email. The email will come from your relevant Assessments & Records Centre along with information on your progression and details of any resits granted to you.
Can I resit an exam?
- Not meeting the academic requirements,
- Submitting late or not submitting/not taking an online exam
If you are given an opportunity to resit, your module mark will be capped at the pass mark. You will normally be reassessed in the failed elements of assessment, and by the same methods as your first attempt.
We know that there are times when unexpected circumstances occur, such as an illness, bereavement, or difficult family circumstances, which can affect your ability to study or complete an assessment. We call situations like these 'mitigating circumstances'.
A mitigating circumstance might:
- Affect your ability to study for, prepare and submit an assessed piece of work by a set deadline.
- Affect your ability to attend an exam, class or lab assessment on a date set by your department.
How do I apply for mitigating circumstances?
Please read our article How to apply for mitigating circumstances for further information.
Who can I talk to if I need further academic support?
Your personal tutor can provide general guidance on academic practice and can help you understand feedback that you have received across your modules.
They will also encourage you to seek further specialist support with study skills if needed.
Looking after your wellbeing
During this period, it's important to take care of your mental health and wellbeing.
King's College London also offers an online support service called Togetherall that you can use at any time. The service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from any device with an internet connection. Our article Mental health support from Togetherall includes more information on using Togetherall for the first time.
I need to speak to someone
The Counselling and Mental Health Support Service (C&MHS) offers free and confidential online support. Read our article Registering with the Counselling & Mental Health Support Service for guidance on making an appointment.
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Pastoral support at King's:
- You can contact the Wellbeing & Welfare Advisor dedicated to your faculty to help you navigate our wide range of support services. To find out more, please refer to Who are the Faculty Wellbeing & Welfare Advisors?
- The Chaplaincy is open to all and can provide emotional support.