Student Information


The Department of English uses the following marking system:

Mark Grade Standard of work
85-100 High Distinction work of an exceptional standard
75-84 Distinction work of a superior standard
65-74 Credit competent work
50-64 Pass satisfactory work

For further information see the Guide to the Interpretation of Grades, available on the Department’s homepage.

Queries about marks for individual assessments should be directed, in the first instance, to the coordinator of the unit of study, and after that, if necessary, to the English Postgraduate Coordinator (Coursework). Enquiries about final results may be directed to the Director of Postgraduate Studies (Coursework).

Essays for Postgraduate Coursework Units of Study

Due dates
Dates for essays and assignments are set by the coordinators of the individual units of study or as arranged with the supervisor in the case of the supervised project units.

Submission of essays
Essays and assignments must be submitted to the relevant assignment drop box in the open noticeboard area on Level 3 of the John Woolley Building. Cover sheets for postgraduate units are available from the shelves in this area.

Induction Programs

Incoming postgraduate students are welcomed to the University by the Dean of Graduate Studies. Students will be advised of the details regarding the Welcome/Induction Programs during the enrolment period and it is strongly recommended that you make every effort to attend. Information on these events can also be found on the University and Faculty homepage in the weeks leading up to the beginning of the semester.