The school maintains common policies on late assignments
and academic misconduct
If you want an extension, contact the ITO
. Course lecturers do not have the authority to grant extensions.
Requirements for Passing the Course
- There are two courseworks. Each is worth 25% of the final mark.
- The written exam is worth the remaining 50% of the final mark.
A degree examination assessing all material in EXC will be held in
the Semester 2 examination period. The length of the examination will
be 120 minutes. For the exam date, please check
The rubric of the degree examination will be as follows: There
are 3 questions available, of which you will pick 2 to answer. Each
question will have 25 marks available, but different parts of a question
may have different numbers of total marks. The exam will be closed
book, no calculators allowed.
The degree examination is weighted at 50% and the coursework are
weighted at 50% to get the combined total mark for the course.
Past Exam Papers
Past exam papers for EXC will be here
note that both the content and the rubric of the exam may be different
for the EXC exam this year.
Regulations and Guidelines
There are a number of on-line documents covering guidance and
regulations on various aspects of the School and the University
Informatics Policy and Guidelines on Plagiarism
You may discuss this assignment with other students but your
submission should be based on your own work. If you do include work
carried out in collaboration with others, you must properly attribute
any contributions that they made to the work. Keep in mind that you
are responsible for deriving educational value from your assignments.
Please make sure to read the Informatics
Guidelines on Plagiarism
Data Protection Act 1998
The use by the university of personal details concerning students, and
the use by students of personal details from on-line university
records, university publications, and other sources, is governed by
the Data Protection Act. An explanation of the responsibilities of
staff and students with respect to the Data Protection Act 1998 can be
found on-line here