Assessment Practice

Assessment Practice

For information on the University's arrangements for the assessment, marking and moderation of student work please see the UW Assessment Policy This includes:

  • Principles of Assessment and Feedback
  • Assessment Scheduling and Loading
  • Word Count Policy
  • Academic Referencing
  • Language of Assessment
  • Formative Assessment
  • Feedback to Students and Return of Student Assessments
  • Assessment Briefs and Assessment Criteria
  • Anonymous Marking
  • Verification, Standardisation and Moderation of Marking - see Guide below:

Guide to Standardisation and Moderation - links updated October 2021
Assessment Moderation Report Template - updated October 2022

Inclusive Assessment and Reasonable Adjustment Policy - amended Sept 2021

For guidance on Course/Curriculum Design, etc, please see Policies page here

Generic Grade Descriptors

Generic Grade Descriptors - Levels 4-7 - updated July 2022
Generic Grade Descriptors – Level 8 (Professional Doctorate Taught Element Assessment Criteria)    

Turnitin Policy
Video Content in Lecture Design