UQ students can access exam papers that have been released by UQ Examinations in the last 5 years. For exam papers issued by a UQ School, contact the School directly.

Answers to past exam papers are not available.

Search for past exam papers by course code

Do the following on the Library home page.

Select past exams search filter

  1. Select Past exam papers from the Library Search types
  2. Enter a full or partial course code
  3. Click Search

Example searches:

  • "ENGG1500" will list past exam papers for that course
  • "ENGG" will list past exam papers for all engineering courses
  • "EN" will list papers for all courses beginning with "EN"

Download an exam

Click the link text to download a PDF copy of a past exam paper for a particular semester.

past exam interface links

A blank cell (with no link text) means there is no official exam paper, because:

  • the course was not offered in that semester
  • the exam was conducted by the School, not by UQ Examinations
  • the assessment was by some other mechanism or
  • it is a recent paper that has not yet been released

Exam papers can also be found via My Library under Course Resources after the Reading lists for your course. 

Further information

Term Explanation
E Electronic format
P+E Physical and electronic format
SAMPLE Sample paper, no actual past exam paper available
N/A No exam or sample paper released