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Exam periods 2020/21

The planned exam periods are as follows. Faculties have provided more assessment information via Brightspace. Please ensure that you contact your faculty for detailed information and contact the Programme Support Officer if there are any uncertainties.

  • January: 18 - 29 January 2021
  • Summer: 24 May - 4 June 2021
  • Resits: 12 - 20 August 2021

The latest information from BU can be found in our Coronavirus FAQs.

Please note: To sit your exams you will need your BU student ID card - if you do not have your ID card you should request a replacement before attending your exams.

External exam venues

Ambassador Suite & President Suite
The Carrington House Hotel, Knyveton Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 3QQ.
The hotel car park is quite small and operates on a first come first served parking basis. The car parking is free of charge and can not be booked in advance. There are alternative public pay and display car parks near the hotel. For more information visit the Carrington House Hotel website.

Citygate Auditorium & Youth Room
Citygate Centre, 138a Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth, BH8 8AS
The Citygate Centre is situated next to Dorchester House, opposite Bournemouth train station, the U1 bus stops directly outside the entrance. There is NO parking available at the Citygate Centre, but there are pay and display car parks nearby; see the Citygate website for more information.

Please DO NOT use Halfords or Office Outlet car parks as these are for customers only. There are also time limits and charges for the ASDA car park.

Students - Library


Our libraries have a wide range of resources, as well as a mix of study spaces for individual and collaborative learning.