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    Hi all,

    I had a quick question to ask current law students.

    My uni just released their exam timetables. For the 3rd year in a row, I have all 4 exams within 1 week. This seems a bit intense and I'm trying to argue back against it (obviously not getting anywhere).

    I was wondering what other unis' law exam periods look like? From the small info I could find, they appear to be far more spread out.
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    (Original post by tocitus)
    Hi all,

    I had a quick question to ask current law students.

    My uni just released their exam timetables. For the 3rd year in a row, I have all 4 exams within 1 week. This seems a bit intense and I'm trying to argue back against it (obviously not getting anywhere).

    I was wondering what other unis' law exam periods look like? From the small info I could find, they appear to be far more spread out.
    Very normal for law degrees and non-law degrees
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    Mine were spread out -- in my last year it was spread out over 5 weeks. We used to complain if we had two big exams one day after another; it is all relative.

    But you're marked against your cohort. If you're all over-worked, you're all going to be marked in a way which takes into account your all being overworked.
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    (Original post by tocitus)
    Hi all,

    I had a quick question to ask current law students.

    My uni just released their exam timetables. For the 3rd year in a row, I have all 4 exams within 1 week. This seems a bit intense and I'm trying to argue back against it (obviously not getting anywhere).

    I was wondering what other unis' law exam periods look like? From the small info I could find, they appear to be far more spread out.
    First year was 5 3-hour exams spread over 8 days (2nd - 10th May). Two of those exams were on consecutive days (e.g. you had an exam on Tuesday, and another on Wednesday).

    Second year is 3 exams spread over 8 days, plus a fourth a few weeks later.

    Third year is a mess. Some have exams in late April and others in early June. Others have them all in mid May. Depends on your module choices and the timetabling for that year.
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    (Original post by J-SP)
    Very normal for law degrees and non-law degrees
    Fair enough - wasn't sure if I had grounds for a moan or not. Guess I'll just have to really put the hours in over the next two months
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    (Original post by tocitus)
    Fair enough - wasn't sure if I had grounds for a moan or not. Guess I'll just have to really put the hours in over the next two months
    You probably could moan about it, but I suspect the university has already thought about how they are distributed. They don’t exactly want you to do badly in them.
 
 
 
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