Assessment

The Department uses standards-based assessment for award of assessment marks. Your assessments will be evaluated solely on the basis of your individual performance.

Assessment Submission

Submission of assessment tasks will be required by the due date. Written assessments must be submitted online through the LMS. Other assessments, for example visual or oral assessments, must be submitted according to the assessment instructions provided by your Unit of Study Coordinator.

Work not submitted on or before the due date is subject to a penalty of 2% per day late. Refer to the Late Work Policy for more information.

For help with online submission of assessments through the University's Learning Management System (LMS) please refer to the Sydney eLearning and the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences eLearning pages.

Examinations

Please refer to the University page on Examinations.

Grades

The Department of English uses the following marking system:

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 Interpretation of Grades.

Queries about marks for individual assessments should be directed to the coordinator of the unit of study, and after that, if necessary, to the Chair of Department. Enquiries about final results in a unit of study should be directed to coordinator of the unit of study, and after that, if necessary, to the Chair of Department.