Be familiar with University policy and College procedures and act in accordance with those policy and procedures.
It is the responsibility of the student to retain a copy of any work submitted. Students must produce these documents upon request. Copies should be retained until the end of the grade appeal period each term.
Student is to perform the required due diligent for their assessment grade and rectify as soon as possible upon finding any errors.
Formal notification of assessment tasks, grading rubrics and due dates will be posted on iLearn. Although all reasonable measures to ensure the information is accurate, The University reserves the right to make changes without notice. Each student is responsible for checking iLearn for changes and updates.
Report and Assignment Tasks
Assignment Problems will be posted on iLearn at least two weeks before their submission date. Assignment solutions will be posted within a week after the submission date. Submissions will not be accepted once the solution is posted.
Assignment submissions and plagiarism policies
All assignments and reports must be submitted electronically through iLearn (in pdf format). Submissions will undergo plagiarism checkers using the turnitin software and any work deemed to have 30% or higher similarity score may incur academic penalty. For more details on the policies of academic penalties relating to academic honesty, please refer to the policies and procedures section below.
Submissions are expected to be typed set in a logical layout and sequence. Markers WILL NOT grade poorly organized or illegible scans or drafts. The expected workload includes preparation of final copies and clear diagrams.
Late submissions or absences from tutorials and laboratories will not be accepted without prior arrangement made at least one week before the submission date. Extenuating circumstances will be considered upon lodgement of a formal notice of disruption of studies.
The final exam is a hurdle requirement because it is the only reliable assessment of individual performance for this unit. A passing grade of 50% or more in the final exam is a condition of passing this unit. Students who make a serious attempt but fail to meet the hurdle required will be given one further opportunity to pass. A serious attempt is defined as achievement of a mark of 40% or greater in the examination.
Grading and passing requirement for unit
For further details about grading, please refer below in the policies and procedures section.
In order to pass this unit a student must obtain a mark of 50 or more for the unit (i.e. obtain a passing grade P/ CR/ D/ HD).
Final examinations will typically take place at the end of the semester. For further information, please refer to the Examination Timetable website on www.mq.edu.au. Students who are allocated a supplementary examination must be available during the supplementary examination period of 11th to 15th December 2017.