Your final grade depends on your performance in each part of the assessment. For each task, you receive a mark that reflects your standard of performance regarding each learning outcome assessed by this task. Then the different component marks are added up to determine your total final mark out of 100.
Pass: you demonstrate a basic understanding of the core technology of the web and are able to implement the main components of a web application.
Credit: all of the above plus shows a sound understanding of web technology, able to provide full solutions to all set assignment work and demonstrate an appreciation of how everything works together on the web.
Distinction: all of the above plus a demonstrated ability to apply the technologies covered to new problems or in new ways. Assignment solutions are excellent and well presented, implementing extended features or displaying high quality work.
High Distinction: very exceptional students who show a complete mastery of web technologies and are able to demonstrate their thorough understanding of the web at large and the issues involved in building modern web applications.
Criteria for passing the different assessment tasks will reflect the above standards and be made clear in the guidelines distributed with the task descriptions.
Unless you have made prior arrangements for late submission due to unforeseeable circumstances, you will be penalised one mark for every day that you submit late. So, if the assignment is worth 5 marks and you submit two days late you will score at most 3/5.
If you are unable to attend a workshop and show your work to your tutor in any given week, you may make up the work in the next week and show your tutor at the following workshop. If you have a disruption lasting longer than one week, you must apply for Special Consideration and an appropriate arrangement will be made if your application is approved.