Assessment submission and marking

Everything you need to know about submitting your assessments, how we mark your work, and receiving feedback.

For information related to exams, please visit the exams pages.

If you submit your work late

If you submit an assessment up to five days after the deadline, we’ll deduct 5% of the total mark for every working day it’s late.

If you submit your work more than five days after the deadline, you’ll receive a mark of zero.

How we mark your work

Your work will be marked anonymously using one of the following marking scales.

If you’re a student in the department of Medicine, Dentistry and Health, your marking scale may differ - please contact your department.

Undergraduate marking scale

70-100 work to a standard appropriate to First Class

60-69 work to a standard appropriate to Class 2.1

50-59 work to a standard appropriate to Class 2.2

45-49 work to a standard appropriate to Third Class

40-44 work of a Pass standard

0-39 work in respect of which the student fails

Please see the “General Regulations for First Degrees” in the University Calendar.

Postgraduate marking scale

You’ll be awarded a grade expressed as a whole number on the following scale:

70-100 work to a standard appropriate to First Class

60-69 work to a standard appropriate to Class 2.1

50-59 work to a standard appropriate to Class 2.2

0-49 work in respect of which the student fails

Please see the “General Regulations for Higher Degrees” in the University Calendar.

Feedback

You’ll receive regular feedback throughout your modules to highlight your strengths, areas of improvement and to help with your final assessments / exams.

After you submit your coursework, you’ll usually receive feedback within three weeks.

Please contact your department for specific information on the types of feedback and when you’ll receive it.

Contact your department

You can also use our feedback portal, which allows you to log in to view your individual feedback.

For further information on the standard of feedback you can expect to receive, please visit the page below.

Support

If you have a disability or Specific Learning Difficulty (SpLD) and require extra support adjustments to help you undertake your assessments, please contact the Disability and Dyslexia Support Service (DDSS).

Contact the DDSS

See also

If you have any queries about your assessments or academic performance, please contact your academic department.