A statistical project, comprising of a written response and supporting statistical working, is to be submitted in two parts during the study period by the due date. The project will account for 35% of your overall assessment.
The project requirements will be available on the MySCU website by the beginning of Session 1 2019.
As part of the project, you will be expected to demonstrate that you can use Excel, either Excel Workbooks or PhStat, to efficiently perform the statistical calculations required as well as producing a written response which demonstrates an understanding of how to interpret the results obtained.
You will not be able to resubmit any part of the project.
Project submission guidelines
Each part of the project is to be submitted online via Submit Project.
You must use the electronic Project Cover Sheets provided in Project Cover Sheets.
Download the cover sheets, fill in your details and then make these sheets the first pages of
your project – do not send as a separate document.
Each part of your project must be submitted as a Word document. If you wish to submit in any other file format please discuss this with your lecturer well before the submission date.
As part of a University initiative to support the development of academic integrity, assessments may be checked for plagiarism, including through an electronic system, either internally or by a plagiarism checking service, and be held for future checking and matching purposes.
You should keep a copy of all material submitted.
Any project submitted after the due date will be processed in accordance with the University's Assessment Policy and Procedures.
In cases where there are no accepted mitigating circumstances as determined through Rules Relating to Award - Rule 3 - Coursework Awards - Student Assessment and Examinations, late submission of assessment tasks will lead automatically to the imposition of a penalty. A penalty of 5% of the available marks will be deducted from the actual mark at one minute after the due date and time specified by the Unit Assessor. A further penalty of 5% of the available mark will be deducted from the actual mark achieved by the student on each subsequent calendar day. Penalties will be applied until the mark reaches zero. For full details of the penalty and how it is applied, please refer to SCU’s Assessment Policy and Procedures, available on the unit’s Blackboard site.