Method of Assessment

This 20 credit module will be assessed on the following basis:

Essay 1:

Weight 50%

Requirements: 2500 words

Submission: 9/11/10

Essay 2:

Weight: 50%

Requirements: 2500 words

Submission: 10/01/11

When submitting your essay to the School Office please make sure that you submit it in duplicate, date stamp both the essays and the cover sheet and then submit in person to the School Office. You will be issued with a receipt for your essay. Please note that the School Office will be open from 10am till 4pm (Monday to Friday) on submission days. Essays handed in after 4pm will be stamped as late and usual University penalties will be applied.

The standard University penalty for late submission should be 5% absolute standard University scale per normal working day, until the mark reaches zero. For example, an original mark of 67% would be successively reduced to 62%, 57%, 52%, 47% etc. Normal working days include vacation periods, but not weekends or public holidays. Applications for extensions will not normally be considered retrospectively. Any student wishing to apply for an extension should collect and complete the necessary forms from the School Office and submit these to the relevant Year Tutor together with any necessary documentary evidence.