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Assessment & Feedback Policy

Points Arts Units Exams
6 points (Level 1) 4500 words (or equivalent).
At least 3 assessment tasks. No essays of more than 2000 words.
One task, which does not count substantially towards the final assessment ( i.e. 5%-10%), must provide early feedback (submitted by the end of Week 4 and returned by Week 6).
All units at Level 1 must have some component completed under invigilation. This includes short-answer tests, open book examinations and tests during class time as well as examinations.
6 points (Level 2) 4500 words (or equivalent).
At least 3 assessment tasks.
One task must provide feedback at the latest by the end of Week 8.
6 points (Level 3) 4500 words (or equivalent).
At least 2 assessment tasks.
One task must provide feedback at the latest by the end of Week 8.
12 points (Level 3) 9000 words (or equivalent).
At least 3 assessment tasks.
One task must provide feedback at the latest by the end of Week 8.
12 points (Level 4 and 5) 9000 words (or equivalent).
At least 3 assessment tasks, except where there is a research project.

Differentiating assessment for the higher level of a dual-listed unit:

Unit co-ordinators must make a qualitative and measurable differentiation between the two levels of a dual-listed unit (HSY2985 and HSY3985, for example), by requiring the demonstration of greater sophistication in reading and/or: