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Unformatted text preview: is undesirable as it has been a cause of failure for many students. There is a high component of group work so steady and consistent effort is required. You should take the required workload into account when planning how to balance study with employment and other activities. 8.2 Attendance 14 Page Your regular and punctual attendance at lectures and tutorials is expected in this course. University regulations state that if students attend less than 80% of scheduled classes they may be refused final assessment (www.my.unsw.edu.au). Your tutor will monitor your class attendance, your participation and your involvement in group activities. Marketing Fundamentals - MARK1012 S1 2011 8.3 Special Consideration and Supplementary Exams You must submit all assignments and attend all examinations scheduled for your course. You should seek assistance early if you suffer illness or misadventure which affects your course progress. General Information on Special Consideration: 1. For assessments worth 20% or more, all applications for special consideration must go through UNSW Student Central (https://my.unsw.edu.au/student/academiclife/StudentCentralKensington.html) and be lodged within 3 working days of the assessment to which it refers; 2. Applications will not be accepted by teaching staff, but you should notify the lecture‐in‐charge when you make an application for special consideration through UNSW Student Central; 3. Applying for special consideration does not automatically mean that you will be granted a supplementary exam; 4. Special consideration requests do not allow lecturers‐in‐charge to award students additional marks. Information for ASB Undergraduate Courses: ASB Policy on requests for Special Consideration for Final Exams: The policy of the School of Marketing is that the lecturer‐in‐charge will need to be satisfied on each of the following before supporting a request for special consideration: 1. Does the medical certificate contain all relevant information? For a medical certificate to be accepted, the degree of illness, and impact on the student, must be stated by the medical practitioner (severe, moderate, mild). A certificate without this will not be valid. Marketing Fundamentals - MARK1012 S1 2011 Page 3. Does the student have a history of previous applications for special consideration? A history of previous applications may preclude a student from being granted special consideration. 15 2. Has the student performed satisfactorily in the other assessment items? Satisfactory performance would require obtaining at least 35% marks in each of the continuous assessment item specified in the Course Outline and meeting the obligation to have attended 80% of tutorials. Special Consideration and the Final Exam: Applications for special consideration in relation to the final exam are considered by an ASB Faculty panel to which lecturers‐in‐charge provide their recommendations for each request. If the Faculty panel grants a special consideration request, this will entitle the student to sit a supplementary exami...
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