Extreme Computing

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

Degree Examination

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 here.

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. Please 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 available here.

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.

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