Additional Course Outline Information
All forms of cheating and dishonest practice are taken seriously and penalties will result. Students should refer to Regulation J of the General Course and Examination Regulations.
Assessment information should be read in conjunction with the Assessment Guidelines for Students and relevant UC Policies and the UC Calendar General Course and Examination Regulations. It is your responsibility to familiarise yourself with this information.
Grade GPA Marks
A+ 9 90 – 100
A 8 85 – 89
A- 7 80 – 84
B+ 6 75 – 79
B 5 70 – 74
B- 4 65 – 69
C+ 3 60 – 64
C 2 55 – 59
C- 1 50 – 54
D 0 40 – 49
E -1 0 – 39
This course is a competency based course. To pass the course all assignments MUST receive a minimum of a Pass and attendance and participation must be sufficient to meet the learning outcomes of the course. Only one resubmit assignment is allowed per course.
Students must engage with course materials via lectures (on-campus), the LEARN site, study guides and any residential school component (FLO). For on-campus students attendance is compulsory at scheduled lectures in order to meet the learning outcomes of the course. FLO must attend any residential school.
Students must notify lecturers prior to their absence with an explanation. Extended absences must be accompanied by a medical certificate or similar (as for aegrotat provisions).
Students will be given the opportunity to formally evaluate the course via the University course evaluation system. Students will also be encouraged to provide informal feedback during the course.
Subject to internal and external moderation procedures.
No work will be marked if it is handed in after the due date without an extension having been granted.
All reference lists should adhere to APA referencing conventions.
Extensions may be granted in exceptional circumstances and are not granted automatically. The lecturer / mentor must be contacted in writing or by email 2 days prior to the due date the assignment. If an extension has been granted a resubmit will not be allowed.
Resubmissions will only be allowed when the student has one Fail grade. Only one assignment can be resubmitted within the course. Assignments handed in with an extension are not eligible for resubmission. Students will have one week from the return of an assignment, to resubmit their work.
On Campus students’ assignments are to be submitted with a Cover Sheet to the Assignments Room in Ōrakipaoa, accessed from the back doors closest to The Collective (the USCA Cafe), by 5.00pm on or before the due date. Hours of operation are 11am-2pm weekdays. For dropping off assignments outside these hours, please use the drop boxes placed at the back entrance to Ōrakipaoa.
Pick up Arrangements: It is your responsibility to pick each assignment up from the Academic Services Team. Lecturers will not follow up on resubmits and fails. This is your responsibility.