Exam prep strategies

Understand the standard of learning required for exams and discover learning techniques and strategies for exam preparation.

Exams are a common form of assessment at university. You probably know people who say that they 'never do well in exams', or you may even feel that way yourself. However, you will perform far better if you know what to expect and how exams work.

Performing well in exams involves a variety of skills, including knowing your examiners' expectations, good time management, learning and memorisation skills and taking care of yourself.

What will I learn?

This module will help you:

  • Understand the standard of learning expected in University level exams.
  • Learn strategies to manage your time and revision.
  • Understand the importance of taking care of yourself in this busy time.

How long will it take?

This module should take approximately 50 minutes to complete.

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To fully engage with this module (for example, completing practice quizzes or posting in forums), you’ll need to enrol in the Academic Skills Hub.

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