GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS AND COURSE ASSESSMENT

ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% in order to pass the module. Students who fail to meet the required attendance without valid reasons may be asked to re-unit the module.

 

 

GRADUATION CRITERIA

The passing grade of every module is >=50 marks. Students are required to attain a passing grade for all modules in order to graduate. 

 

 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA FOR COURSES

Students will be graded on assignment based for most modules (no final examinations). Consultation & Presentation sessions (If any) may also warrant marks.

 

 

For Professional Workshop:

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% and passing grade of >=50 marks in order to graduate. A Professional Workshop Certificate will be awarded upon completion of their workshop. As our Workshop Certificate merits a Certificate of Achievement, students who do not achieve a passing grade will not receive a certificate (no certificate of attendance).

 

 

For Professional Certificate in Communication Design:

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% and passing grade of >=50 marks for all modules in order to graduate. A Professional Certificate will be awarded upon the completion of their course.

For Professional Certificate in Editorial Design:

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% and passing grade of >=50 marks for all modules in order to graduate. A Professional Certificate will be awarded upon the completion of their course.

For Professional Certificate in Corporate Identity Design:

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% and passing grade of >=50 marks for all modules in order to graduate. A Professional Certificate will be awarded upon the completion of their course.

For Professional Certificate in Online Media Design:

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% and passing grade of >=50 marks for all modules in order to graduate. A Professional Certificate will be awarded upon the completion of their course.

For Professional Certificate in Packaging Design:

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% and passing grade of >=50 marks for all modules in order to graduate. A Professional Certificate will be awarded upon the completion of their course.

 

 

For Diploma in Communication Design:

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% and passing grade of >=50 marks for all modules in order to graduate. A Diploma will be awarded upon the completion of their course.

 

 

For Specialist Diploma in Advertising Design:

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% and passing grade of >=50 marks for all modules in order to graduate. A Specialist Diploma will be awarded upon the completion of their course.

 

 

For Professional Diploma in Advertising and Design:

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% and passing grade of >=50 marks for all modules in order to graduate. A Professional Diploma will be awarded upon the completion of their course.

 

 

For Diploma in Digital Marketing:

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% and passing grade of >=50 marks for all modules in order to graduate. A Diploma will be awarded upon the completion of their course.

 

 

For Diploma in Photography and Digital Communication:

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% and passing grade of >=50 marks for all modules in order to graduate. A Diploma will be awarded upon the completion of their course.

 

For Certificate in Photography:

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% and passing grade of >=50 marks for all modules in order to graduate. A Certificate will be awarded upon the completion of their course.

 

 

Grading Scheme

90% - 100%                Higher Distinction

80% - 89%                  Distinction

70% - 79%                  Merit

60% - 69%                  Credit

50% - 59%                  Pass

40% - 49%                  Refer

  0% - 39%                  Re-unit

            EX                   Exempted

 

 

Re-unit/Re-assessment/Appeal

Re-assessment (refer) - 2 mini sessions (1 consultation, 1 presentation). Students will consult with their lecturer on their failed assignments and submit an improved version during the next session.

 

 

Re-unit - Students are required to re-take the entire module.

 

 

Appeal - Students may appeal to have their assignment re-marked by a different assessor if they are not satisfied with their grades. 

 

*Students may appeal for a re-assessment instead of re-unit (exceptional cases and subjected to an interview with the Academic Manager).