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For information about where you can take the test, visit the How to register page.
TSA 2020 will be taken on a computer at your test centre. For further information about computer-based tests including FAQs and technical requirements, please follow our Support Site article.
Dictionaries – including bilingual dictionaries – and calculators cannot be used.
No. Extra time is not allowed for candidates without English as their first language.
Access Arrangements are available if you have a disability or special requirement, and are entitled to support for other exams.
You need to inform your centre of any special requirements when they register you for the test.
Your centre will:
For more information about our policies and processes, please visit our Support site.
In 2020, all TSA candidates will sit the test on a computer at their test centre. For further information about computer-based tests including FAQs and technical requirements, please follow our Support site article.
Requests for special consideration are used to indicate to institutions that a candidate suffered temporary illness, injury or indisposition at the time of the assessment. They may also be used to indicate that there were problems with an aspect of the administration of the test, such as a fire alarm during the test session.
Sorry, no. For security reasons we cannot reissue candidate PINs. If you have lost your PIN, you will need to ask the Exams Officer at your centre to download a Statement of Results for you.
TSA Oxford results will be released on Monday 11 January 2021, via our Results Online System.
Results Online – Candidates
Results Online – Centres
Results Online user guide – candidates Results Online user guide – centres
When registering on Results Online, if you cannot select your date of birth in the pop-up calendar, please type it into the box.
Results will only be released to candidates who have applied to one of the courses requiring TSA at the University of Oxford.
No. You must take TSA Oxford in the year you are applying to university. If you take the test again, your score from one year will not affect your chances if re-applying in later years, as each application is considered afresh.
You may request feedback on your test results from the relevant Oxford college as part of Oxford’s usual feedback process.