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Assignment 1 /2548

Discursive ESSAY (Individual assessment)

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Essay Assessment Criteria

  • The essay should be typed in 12 point Arial or Helvetica (with 1.5 line spacing) and follow an essay-style format
  • It should be printed single sided (not double sided).
  • It should identify a minimum of six “academic” sources. “Academic” sources are textbooks, academic journal articles and, at this level, business analysis sources such as The Economist and BusinessWeek.
  • The page count excludes the title page and reference list.
  • Margins should be of ‘normal’ dimensions – no less than 25mm for left and right margins, and no more than 32mm.
  • It must be submitted in hard copy to the SAC, plus submitted in digital form to the Turnitin assignment drop-box on the module’s Blackboard site. Digital submissions must be received by the assignment deadline. Don’t assume instantaneous delivery.
  • Good referencing and academic practice will be credited, as will good standards of written English
  • Any evidence of plagiarism will be dealt with severely in accordance with DMU regulations.
  • Late submissions will be penalised.

Assessment 1 marksheet [pdf]

Reassessment opportunity

If assignment 1 is failed (either due to non-submission or poor completion), it may be reassessed by submission of a revised version of the assignment, provided the tutor has been notified that resubmission is being pursued. In such cases, the grade will be capped at 40%.