Updated graduate summative assessment information 2018/19 - for current students

The following information provides graduate students with a summary of the changes to assessment weightings or types which have been made for the 2018/19 session. It is intended to help you when you are selecting your courses. Please click on the course guide links for more information regarding exam durations, assessment details and submission timings.

Department of Accounting courses:

AC416 Topics in Financial Reporting

Old assessment: exam (90 minutes, 15 minutes reading time, January exam period) 100%
New assessment: exam (120 minutes, January exam period) 80%, group work (MT) 20%

AC417 Corporate Financial Disclosure and Investor Relations

Old assessment:  project 20%, exam (120 minutes, 10 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 60%, class participation 20%
New assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 60%, class participation (LT) 20%, group project (LT) 20%

AC490 Management Accounting, Decisions and Control

Old assessment: exam (135 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: exam (135 minutes, 15 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 100%

Department of Anthropology courses:

AN402 The Anthropology of Religion

Old assessment: exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: essay (5000 words, LT) 50%, essay (5000 words, ST) 50%

AN405 The Anthropology of Kinship, Sex and Gender

Old assessment: exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: essay (5000 words, LT) 50%, essay (5000 words, ST) 50%

AN419 The Anthropology of Christianity

Old assessment: take home exam (to be completed over 24 hours in the main summer term exam period) 100%
New assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 100%

AN420 The Anthropology of Southeast Asia

Old assessment: take home exam (ST) 100%
New assessment: coursework (5000 words, LT) 100%

AN458 Children and Youth in Contemporary Ethnography

Old assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: coursework (5000 words, ST) 100%

AN461 Anthropological Approaches to Questions of Being

Old assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: coursework (5000 words, ST) 100%

AN467 The Anthropology of South Asia

Old assessment: take home exam (ST) 100%
New assessment: take home exam (April) 100%

AN472 Evidence and Arguments in Anthropology and Other Social Sciences

Old assessment: essay (2500 words, LT) 25%, class participation (LT) 25%, presentation (one on their own research plans, one on another academic discipline) 50%
New assessment: essay (2500 words, LT) 50%, class participation (LT) 25%, presentation (on their own research plans, one on another academic discipline) 25%

Department of International Development courses:

DV410 Research Design and Dissertation in International Development

Old assessment: dissertation (10,000 words, ST) 100%
New assessment: coursework (1000 words, MT) 15%, coursework (3000 words, ST) 15%, dissertation (10,000 words, ST) 70%

DV432 China in Developmental Perspective

Old assessment: essay (2500 words, ST) 30%, exam (120 minutes summer exam period) 70%
New assessment: essay (2500 words, LT), take home exam (8 hours, LT) 70%

DV454 Gender, labour markets and social change in the Global South: theory, evidence, public action

Old assessment: essay (2000 words, ST) 20%, essay (4000 words, ST) 80%
New assessment: essay (4000 words, ST) 100%

DV455 Advocacy, Campaigning and Grassroots Activism

Old assessment: coursework (500 words, January) 15%, coursework (2000 words, January) 25%, project (2500 words, January) 45%, Group Project - Blog or Vlog (individual) (500 words or equivalent MT) 5%, individual project - Blog or Vlog ( 500 words or equivalent, MT) 5%, group presentation (MT) 5%
New assessment: coursework (500 words, April) 15%, coursework (2000 words, April) 25%, project (2500 words, April) 50%, individual project - blog or vlog (500 words or equivalent, April) 10%

DV456 Population, Health and Development: Evidence and Projections

Old assessment: coursework (LT) 50%, coursework (ST) 50% 2 x 10 page reports
New assessment: coursework one 10 page report (Week 2 LT) 85%,  participation- group presentation plus homework (MT) 15%

DV457 Sexual and Reproductive Health Programmes: Design, Implementation and Evaluation

Old assessment: coursework (LT) 50%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 50%
New assessment: coursework (ST) 100%

DV531 Development Management

Old assessment: essay (10,000 words, ST) 100%
New assessment: essay (5,000 words, ST) 40%, exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 60%

Department of Economics courses:

EC402 Econometrics

Old assessment: exam (120 minutes, January exam period) 50%, exam (120 minutes, 10 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 50%
New assessment: exam (120 minutes, 10 minutes reading time, January exam period) 50%, exam (120 minutes, 10 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 50%

EC413 Macroeconomics

Old assessment: exam (120 minutes, January exam period) 50%, exam (120 minutes, 15 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 50%
New assessment: exam (120 minutes, 15 minutes reading time, January exam period) 50%, exam (120 minutes, 15 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 50%

EC428 Development and Growth

Old assessment: essay (6000 words, ST) 50%, exam (120 minutes, January exam period) 25%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 25%
New assessment: essay (6000 words, ST) 50%, exam (120 minutes, 15 minutes reading time, January exam period) 25%, exam (120 minutes, 15 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 25%

EC486 Econometric Methods

Old assessment: exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: problem set (MT) 17%, problem set (LT) 17%, exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 66%

EC4B5 Macroeconomics for MSc F&E

Old assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: exam (120 minutes, 15 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 100%

EC4B6 Microeconomics for MSc F&E

Old assessment: exam (120 minutes, January exam period) 100%
New assessment: exam (120 minutes, 15 minutes reading time, January exam period) 100%

Department of Economic History courses:

EH422 Topics in Quantitative Economic History

Old assessment: exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: presentation (LT) 15%, presentation (MT) 15%, essay (3000 words, LT) 35%, essay (3000 words, ST) 35%

EH426 Quantitative Topics in Economic History I: Cross-section and panel data

Old assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: presentation (MT) 30%, essay (3000 words, LT) 70%

EH427 Quantitative topics in economic history II: time series and economic dynamics

Old assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: presentation (LT) 30%, essay (3000 words, ST) 70%

EH482 Pre-Modern Paths of Growth: Europe and the Wider World, 11th to 19th Centuries

Old assessment: exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: essay (3000 words, LT) 30%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 70%

Department of European Institute courses:

EU425 Interest Representation and Economic Policy- Making in Europe

Old assessment: essay (2500 words, LT) 25%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 75%
New assessment: essay (2500 words, LT) 25%, online assessment (3hrs and 15mins, April) 75%

EU430 Europeanization: The Comparative Politics of Domestic Change

Old assessment: essay (5000 words, LT) 100%
New assessment: presentation (MT) 10%, essay (1500 words, MT) 30%, essay (3000 words, LT) 60%

EU432 The Philosophy of Europe

Old assessment: take home exam (48 hour submission deadline, ST) 100%
New assessment: online assessment (students to choose 2 out of 8 questions) April 100%

EU437 Europe Beyond Modernity

Old assessment: take home exam (48 hour submission deadline, ST) 100%
New assessment: online assessment (students to choose 2 out of 8 questions) April 100%

EU446 The Political Economy of European Monetary Integration

Old assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: online assessment (students to choose 2 out of 8 questions) April 100%

EU449 Emerging Markets, Political Transition and Economic Development in Central and Eastern Europe

Old assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: essay (2000 words, LT) 25%, online assessment (Choose 2 of 8 questions, April) 75%

EU452 Political Economy of Europe

Old assessment: exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: online assessment (students to choose 2 out of 8 questions) April 100%

EU453 The Political Economy of European Welfare States

Old assessment: essay (2000 words, MT) 25%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 75%
New assessment: essay (2000 words, MT) 25%, online assessment (3 hour and 15 minute online assessment - choose 2 of 8 questions, April)  75%

EU455 Concepts in Political Economy

Old assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: essay (2000 words, MT) 40%, class participation (MT) 10%, online assessment (3 hours and 15 minute moodle task - answer 2 of 8 questions, word limit 1000 words per question, April) 50%

EU464 International Migration: EU Policies and Politics

Old assessment: project (5000 words, ST) 100%
New assessment: project (5000 words, ST) 90%, class participation (LT) 10%

EU475 Muslims in Europe

Old assessment: coursework (3000 words, LT) 60%, research project (LT) 40%
New assessment: essay (3000 words, ST) 60%, interview project (2000 word report plus 1500 word transcript of interview as appendix, LT) 40%

EU476 Turkey and Europe

Old assessment: essay (3000 words, LT) 40%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 60%
New assessment: presentation (MT) 20%, essay (3000 words, LT) 80%

EU481 The Future: Political Responses to a Challenge

Old assessment: take home exam (June) 100%
New assessment: online assessment (Choose 2 of 8 questions, April) 100%

EU484 Europe's Role in Global Migration Governance

Old assessment: take home exam (ST) 100%, presentation (MT) 10%, online assessment (April) 90%

Department of Finance courses:

FM404 Forecasting Financial time Series

Old assessment: exam (195 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: coursework 10%, exam (180 minutes, 15 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 90%

FM405 Fixed Income Securities and Credit Markets

Old assessment: coursework (LT) 20%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 80%
New assessment: coursework (LT) 20%, exam (120 minutes, 15 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 80%

FM405E Fixed Income Securities and Credit Markets

Old assessment: coursework (LT) 20%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 80%
New assessment: coursework (LT) 20%, exam (120 minutes, 15 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 80%

FM406 Topics in Portfolio Management

Old assessment: coursework (LT) 10%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 90%
New assessment: coursework (LT) 30%, exam (120 minutes, 10 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 70%

FM406E Topics in Portfolio Management

Old assessment: coursework (LT) 10%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 90%
New assessment: coursework (LT) 30%, exam (120 minutes, 10 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 70%

FM407 Mergers, Buyouts and Corporate Restructurings

Old assessment: project (LT) 30%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 70%
New assessment: coursework (LT) 30%, exam (120 minutes, 15 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 70%

FM407E Mergers, Buyouts and Corporate Restructurings

Old assessment: project (LT) 30%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 70%
New assessment: project (LT) 30%, exam (120 minutes, 15 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 70%

FM408E Financial Engineering

Old assessment: project (LT) 20%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 80%
New assessment: project (LT) 30%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 70%

FM414E Corporate Investment and Financial Policy

Old assessment: coursework (LT) 20%, exam (150 minutes, summer exam period) 70%, class participation (LT) 10%
New assessment: coursework (MT) 90%, class participation (MT) 10%

FM421 Applied Corporate Finance

Old assessment: coursework (LT) 10%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 90%
New assessment: coursework (LT) 10%, exam (150 minutes, summer exam period) 90%

FM422 Corporate Finance

Old assessment: in-class assessment (MT) 20%, exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 80%
New assessment: exam (180 minutes, 15 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 80%, in-class assessment (MT) 10%, in-class assessment (MT) 10%

FM422E Corporate Finance

Old assessment: in-class assessment (MT and LT) 20%, exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 80%
New assessment: exam (180 minutes, 15 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 70%, class participation (MT and LT) 10%, in-class assessment (LT) 10%, in-class assessment (MT) 10%

FM423 Asset Markets

Old assessment: in-class assessment (MT) 10%, in-class assessment (MT) 10%, exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 80%
New assessment: in-class assessment (MT) 10%, in-class assessment (MT) 10%, exam (180 minutes, 10 minutes reading time) summer exam period) 80%

FM423E Asset Markets

Old assessment: in-class assessment (MT) 10%, in-class assessment (ML) 10%, exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 80%
New assessment: in-class assessment (MT) 10%, in-class assessment (LT) 10%, exam (180 minutes, 10 minutes reading time) summer exam period) 70%, class participation 10%

FM429 Asset Markets A

Old assessment: exam (90 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: exam (90 minutes, 10 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 100%

FM430 Corporate Finance and Asset Markets

Old assessment: exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: exam (180 minutes, 15 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 100%

FM431L Corporate Finance A

Old assessment: exam (90 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: exam (90 minutes, 10 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 100%

FM431M Corporate Finance A

Old assessment: exam (90 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: exam (90 minutes, 10 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 100%

FM436 Financial Economics

Old assessment: exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: exam (180 minutes, 15 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 100%

FM437 Financial Econometrics

Old assessment: exam (120 minutes, January exam period) 50%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 50%
New assessment: coursework (MT and LT) 10%, (120 minutes, January exam period) 45%, exam (120 minutes, 10 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 45%

FM442 Quantitative Methods for Finance and Risk Analysis

Old assessment: project (2000 words, MT) 20%, presentation (MT) 5%, exam (90 minutes, summer exam period) 75%
New assessment: project (2000 words, MT) 20%, presentation (MT) 5%, exam (90 minutes, 10 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 75%

FM445 Portfolio Management

Old assessment: coursework 20%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 80%
New assessment: coursework 20%, exam (120 minutes, 10 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 80%

FM473L Financial Markets

Old assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: exam (120 minutes, 15 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 100%

FM473M Financial Markets

Old assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: exam (120 minutes, 15 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 100%

FM476 Entrepreneurial Finance

Old assessment: coursework (LT) 100%
New assessment: continuous assessment 100%

FM481 Financial Econometrics for Research Students

Old assessment: exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: exam (180 minutes, 15 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 100%

FM4T1 Forecasting Financial Time Series - Dissertation

Old assessment: dissertation (6000 words, ST) 100%
New assessment: coursework (LT) 10%, dissertation (6000 words, ST) 90%

FM4T2 Applied Corporate Finance - Dissertation

Old assessment: coursework (LT) 20%, dissertation (6000 words, ST) 80%
New assessment: coursework (LT) 10%, dissertation (6000 words, ST) 90%

FM4T4 Corporate Investment and Financial Policy - Dissertation

Old assessment: coursework (ST) 30%, dissertation (6000 words, ST) 70%
New assessment: coursework (ST) 20%, class participation 10%, dissertation (6000 words, ST) 70%

FM4T4E Private Equity, Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship - Dissertation

Old assessment: coursework (ST) 30%, dissertation (6000 words, ST) 70%
New assessment: coursework (MT) 30%, class participation (MT) 10%, dissertation (6000 words, LT) 70%

FM4T6 Topics in Portfolio Management - Dissertation

Old assessment: coursework (ST) 10%, essay (6000 words, ST) 90%
New assessment:  coursework (LT) 30%, essay (6000 words, ST) 70%

FM4T6E Topics in Portfolio Management - Dissertation

Old assessment: coursework (ST) 10%, essay (6000 words, ST) 90%
New assessment:  coursework (LT) 30%, essay (6000 words, ST) 70%

FM4T8 Financial Engineering - Dissertation

Old assessment: coursework (ST) 20%, dissertation (6000 words, ST) 80%
New assessment: coursework (LT) 20%, dissertation (6000 words, ST) 80%

FM4T8E Financial Engineering - Dissertation

Old assessment: coursework (ST) 20%, dissertation (6000 words, ST) 80%
New assessment: project (LT) 30%, dissertation (6000 words, ST) 70%

FM4U5 Fixed Income Securities and Credit Markets - Dissertation

Old assessment: coursework (ST) 20%, dissertation (6000 words, ST) 80%
New assessment: coursework (LT) 20%, dissertation (6000 words, ST) 80%

FM4U5E Fixed Income Securities and Credit Markets - Dissertation

Old assessment: coursework (ST) 20%, dissertation (6000 words, ST) 80%
New assessment: coursework (LT) 20%, dissertation (6000 words, ST) 80%

FM4U7 Mergers, Buyouts and Corporate Restructurings - Dissertation

Old assessment: coursework (ST) 30%, dissertation (6000 words, ST) 70%
New assessment: coursework (LT) 30%, dissertation (6000 words, ST) 70%

FM4U7E Mergers, Buyouts and Corporate Restructurings - Dissertation

Old assessment: coursework (ST) 30%, dissertation (6000 words, ST) 70%
New assessment: coursework (LT) 30%, dissertation (6000 words, ST) 70%

FM4U9 Risk Management in Financial Markets - Dissertation

Old assessment: coursework (ST) 10%, dissertation (6000, ST) 90%
New assessment: coursework (ST) 5%, presentation 5%, dissertation (6000 words, ST) 90%

FM4U9E  Risk Management in Financial Markets - Dissertation

Old assessment: coursework (ST) 10%, dissertation (6000, ST) 90%
New assessment: coursework (ST) 5%, presentation 5%, dissertation (6000 words, ST) 90%

Department of Gender Studies courses:

GI407 Globalisation, Gender and Development

Old assessment: presentation (MT) 20%, essay (2500 words, LT) 30%, essay (4000 words, ST) 50%
New assessment: essay (4000 words, LT) 50%, essay (4000 words, ST) 50%

GI409 Gender, Globalisation and Development: An Introduction

Old assessment: presentation (MT) 20%, essay (2500 words, LT) 80%
New assessment: essay (4000 words, LT) 100%

GI414 Theorising Gender and Social Policy

Old assessment: essay (4000 words, LT) 100%
New assessment: project (4000 words, ST) 100%

GI418 Feminist Economics and Policy: An Introduction

Old assessment: essay (4000 words, ST) 80%, presentation (includes collaborative and individual components, LT) 20%
New assessment: essay (2500 words, ST) 70%, presentation (includes collaborative and individual components, LT) 30%

GI422 Sexuality, Gender and Globalisation

Old assessment: essay (5000 words, ST) 70%, presentation (at a conference, LT) 30%
New assessment: essay (3000 words, ST) 50%, critical evaluation (MT) 20%, conference paper (LT) 30%

GI427 Advanced Issues in Women, Peace and Security

Old assessment: essay (3000 words, ST) 100%
New assessment: essay (4000 words, ST) 100%

Department of Government courses:

GV408 Contemporary Disputes about Justice

Old assessment: essay (5000 words) 100%
New assessment: essay (4000 words) 100%

GV465 War, Peace and Politics of National Self-Determination

Old assessment: research project (5000 words) 100%
New assessment: essay (5000 words, ST) 100%

GV483 Public Management Theory and Doctrine

Old assessment: essay (3000 words) 100%
New assessment: essay (3000 words, LT) 100%

GV488 Law and Politics of Regulation

Old assessment: essay 25%, exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 75%
New assessment: essay (ST) 25%, exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 75%

GV4A2 Citizens' Political Behaviour in Europe: Elections Public Opinion and Identities

Old assessment: project (5000 words, ST) 80%, class participation  (ST) 20%
New assessment: project (5000 words, ST) 80%, class participation  (LT) 20%

GV4A5 International Migration and Immigration Management

Old assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 90%, in-class assessment (MT) 10%

GV4D4 The Politics of Inequality and Redistribution

Old assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: essay (4000 words) 100%

GV4F5 Advanced Study of Key Political Thinkers

Old assessment: essay (5000 words) 100%
New assessment: essay (4000 words) 100%

GV4F9 The Challenges of Governance and Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa

Old assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: essay (4000 words, May) 100%

GV4J9 Populism

Old assessment: essay (4000 words, ST) 90%, presentation (20 minutes individual presentations followed by 10 minutes Q&A, LT) 10%
New assessment: essay (4000 words, ST) 90%, in-class assessment (LT) 10%

GV4M6 Modern African Political Philosophy

Old assessment: essay (5000 words, ST) 100%
New assessment: essay (5000 words, LT) 100%

GV513 Qualitative Methods in the Study of Politics

Old assessment: essay (2500 words, LT) 30%, project (3000 words, ST) 70%
New assessment: essay (2500 words, MT) 30%, project (3000 words, LT) 70%

GV5X1 Research Design in Political Science

Old assessment: essay (2500 words, ST) 20%, essay (2500 words, ST) 20%, research project (ST) 60%
New assessment: essay (2500 words, MT) 20%, essay (2500 words, LT) 20%, research project (ST) 60%

Department of Geography and Environment courses:

GY404 Local Economic Development: Jobs, Poverty, Policy

Old assessment: exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 75%, project (2500 words) 25%
New assessment: exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 75%, critical review (2500 words) 25%

GY410 Economics of Local and Regional Development

Old assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: take home exam (LT) 100%

GY415 Local Capacity and Economic Development Policy

Old assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: policy report (2,000 words, MT) 100%

GY438 Cities and Social Change in East Asia

Old assessment: essay (3000 words) 25%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 60%, class participation (LT) 15%
New assessment: coursework (1000 words, ST) 25%, essay (3000 words, ST) 60%, class participation (LT) 15%

GY441 The Politics of Housing

Old assessment: essay (5000 words, LT) 80%, poster presentation (MT) 20%
New assessment: essay (5000 words, ST) 80%, powerpoint presentation 20%

GY448 Social and Political Aspects of Regional and Urban Planning

Old assessment: essay (3000 words, MT) 25%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 75%
New assessment: essay (4500 words, LT) 100%

GY454 Urban Policy and Planning

Old assessment: presentation (LT) 10%, essay (5000 words) 90%
New assessment: presentation (LT) 20%, essay (4000 words) 80%

GY470 Urban Africa

Old assessment: coursework (1200 words, LT) 40%, essay (3000 words, ST) 60%
New assessment: coursework (1500 words, LT) 40%, essay (3000 words, ST) 60%

GY499 Dissertation

Old assessment: dissertation (10,000 words, post-summer term) 100%
New assessment: dissertation (10,000 words, post-summer term)) 95%, dissertation plan (1,500 words, LT) 5%

Department of Health Policy courses:

HP400 Financing Health Care

Old assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 70%, research project  (LT) 30%

HP402 Measuring Health System Performance

Old assessment: presentation (LT) 20%, project (LT) 30%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 50%
New assessment: presentation (LT) 20%, coursework (1000 words, LT) 30%, essay (3000 words, ST) 50%

HP405 Social Determinants of Health

Old assessment: essay (2500 words, LT) 40%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 60%
New assessment: essay (3500 words, ST) 75%, in-class assessment (small group presentation, LT) 25%

HP422 Health Care Economic Evaluation

Old assessment: project (2000 words, LT) 100%
New assessment:  project (3000 words, LT) 100%

HP423 Advanced Health Economics

Old assessment: essay (2500 words, ST) 25%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 75%
New assessment: essay (2500 words, ST) 40%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 60%

HP425 Statistical Methods in Health Care Economic Evaluation

Old assessment: essay (2500 words, ST) 25%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 75%
New assessment: essay (2500 words, LT) 50%, project (2500 words, LT) 50%

HP426 Applied Health Econometrics

Old assessment: coursework 30%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 70%
New assessment: coursework (2000 words, MT) 50%, essay (2500 words, LT) 50%

HP4A1E Financing Health Care

Old assessment: take home exam (ST) 100%
New assessment: presentation (MT) 20%, policy memo (LT) 30%, take home exam (ST) 50%

HP4A2E Health Administration and Management

Old assessment: essay (3000 words, August) 100%
New assessment: presentation (June) 25%, essay (3000 words, August) 75%

HP4C3E Economic Evaluation in Health Care

Old assessment: research project (LT) 100%
New assessment: research project (post-summer term) 100%

HP4C5E Using Health Economics to Analyse and Inform Policy and Practice

Old assessment: essay (3500 words, MT) 100%
New assessment: essay (5000 words, MT) 100%

HP4D5E Research Design for Evaluating Health Programs and Policies

Old assessment: presentation (ST) 30%, research project (September) 70%
New assessment: presentation (post-summer term) 30%, research project (post-summer term) 70%

Department of International History courses:

HY459 The Ottoman Empire and its Legacy, 1299-1950

Old assessment: essay (3000 words, LT) 45%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 50%, presentation (MT and LT) 15%
New assessment: exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 70%, class participation (MT and LT) 15%, presentation (MT and LT) 15%

HY472 China and the External World, 1711-1839

Old assessment: essay (3000 words, LT) 25%, exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 75%
New assessment: essay (3500 words, LT) 35%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 50%, presentation (MT and LT) 15%

HY478 The Origins of the Modern World: Europe, China and India, 1600-1800

Old assessment: essay (3500 words, LT) 35%, essay (3500 words, ST) 35%, class participation (MT and LT) 15%, presentation (MT) 15%
New assessment: essay (4000 words, LT) 40%, essay (4500 words, ST) 45%, class participation (MT and LT) 15%

Department of International Relations courses:

IR447 Political Economy of International Labour Migration

Old assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: essay (3500 words) 100%

IR464 The Politics of International Law

Old assessment: essay (4000 words, ST) 50%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 50%
New assessment: essay (4000 words, ST) 100%

IR474 Revolutions and World Politics

Old assessment: essay (4000 words, ST) 75%, group presentation (LT) 10%, weekly blog post (LT) 15%
New assessment: essay (4000 words, ST) 70%, group presentation (LT) 15%, weekly blog post (LT) 15%

IR477 Sub-Saharan Africa: Governance, Peace, and Security

Old assessment: essay (4000 words, ST) 100%
New assessment: essay (4000 words, ST) 80%, class participation 20%

Department of Mathematics courses:

MA424 Modelling in Operations Research

Old assessment: project (LT) 50%, project (LT) 50%
New assessment: project (LT) 100%

MA427 Mathematical Optimisation

Old assessment: exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: coursework (LT) 10%, exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 90%

Department of Media & Communications courses:

 

MC402 The Audience in Media and Communications

Old assessment: essay (3000 words, ST) 100%
New assessment: essay (3000 words, LT) 100%

MC411 Media and Globalization

Old assessment: presentation (MT) 20%, essay (3000 words, LT) 80%
New assessment: essay (3000 words, LT) 100%

MC413 Information, Communication and Knowledge Systems

Old assessment: essay (3000 words, ST) 100%
New assessment: essay (3000 words, LT) 100%

MC431 Critical Approaches to Strategic Communications

Old assessment: presentation (MT) 10%, project (1000 words, MT) 20%, essay (2500 words, LT) 70%
New assessment: essay (3000 words, LT) 100%

MC432 Strategic Communication in Practice: Professional Perspectives

Old assessment: presentation (LT) 10%, project (1000 words, LT) 40%, essay (2000 words, ST) 50%
New assessment: presentation (LT) 20%, project (2500 words, LT) 30%, essay (2000 words, ST) 50%

MC435 Disruptive Digital Worlds: Competing Economic and Political Economy Explanations

Old assessment: essay (2000 words, ST) 60%, critical case reflection (1500 words, ST) 40%
New assessment: essay (3000 words, ST) 80%, presentation (LT) 20%

Department of Management courses:

MG402 Public Management: A Strategic Approach

Old assessment: essay (750 words, LT) 15%, essay (2500 words, ST) 50%, class participation 10%  case analysis (LT) 25%
New assessment: essay (2500 words, LT and ST) 50%, class participation (LT) 10%, case analysis (2000 words, LT and ST) 40%

MG403 Pricing Strategy

Old assessment: project (2500 words, LT) 30%, exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 60%, class participation 10%
New assessment: coursework (LT) 45%, project (LT) 45%, class participation (LT) 10%

MG404 Consumer Insights I: Behavioural Fundamentals

Old assessment: essay (2000 words, LT) 40%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 60%
New assessment: essay (1500 words, MT) 30%, essay (15000 words, MT) 30%, in-class assessment (MT) 20%, in-class assessment (MT) 20%

MG420 Dissertation

Old assessment: dissertation (6000 words, post-summer term) 100%
New assessment: dissertation (6000 words, post-summer term) 90%, proposal (LT) 10%

MG430 Strategy, Organisation and Innovation

Old assessment: class participation (LT and ST) 10%, other (LT) 40%, other (ST) 50%,
New assessment: class participation (LT) 10%, individual case assignment (LT) 40%, group case assignment (ST) 50%

MG455 Decisions, Biases and Nudges

Old assessment: coursework (500 words, MT) 10%, essay (3000 words, LT) 90%
New assessment: coursework (3000 words, ST) 100%

MG458 Foundations of Management I

Old assessment: essay (2000 words, LT) 25%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 50%, in-class assessment (group presentations, MT) 25%
New assessment: coursework (3000 words, LT) 75%, in-class assessment (group presentations, MT) 25%

MG465 Operations and Managerial Economics

Old assessment: take home exam (MT) 100%
New assessment: exam (180 minutes , summer exam period) 85%, class participation (MT) 15%

MG473 Negotiation Analysis

Old assessment: essay (2000 words, LT) 75%, class participation (preparation memo, LT) 10%, learning log (LT) 15%
New assessment: essay (2000 words, LT) 75%, learning log (LT) 25%

MG478 Globalisation and Human Resource Management

Old assessment: class participation 10%, other 40%, take home exam 50%
New assessment: class participation 10%, case analysis 30%, take home exam 60%

MG483 eHealth: Policy, Strategy and Systems

Old assessment: coursework (600 words, February) 20%, essay (4000 words, LT) 70%, class participation (LT) 10%
New assessment: coursework (600 words, LT) 20%, essay (4000 words, LT) 70%, class participation (LT) 10%

MG4A9 Foundations of Business and Management for Human Resources

Old assessment: essay (1500 words, LT) 25%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period 75%)
New assessment: essay (1500 words, LT) 25%, exam (120 minutes, 10 minutes reading time, summer exam period 75%)

MG4B3 International Marketing: A Strategic Approach

Old assessment: project (2500 words, December) 40%, exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 50%, class participation 10%
New assessment: project (2500 words, MT) 40%, coursework (MT) 50%, class participation (MT) 10%

MG4B9 The World Trading System

Old assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: coursework (MT) 50%, class participation (MT) 10% other (MT) 40%

MG4D5 Leadership in Organisations: Theory and Practice

Old assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: exam (120 minutes, 10 minutes reading time summer exam period) 100%

MG4E8 Principles of Marketing

Old assessment: presentation (MT) 40%, exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 50%, class participation (MT) 10%
New assessment: project (MT) 40%, coursework (MT) 50%, class participation (MT) 10%

MG4E9 Marketing Analytics I: Consumer Analysis Fundamentals

Old assessment: presentation (MT) 30%, exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 60%, class participation (MT) 10%
New assessment: project (2500 words, MT) 40%, coursework (MT) 50%, class participation (MT) 10%

MG4F1 Marketing Action Learning Project

Old assessment: project (August,) 90%, class participation (MT, LT and ST) 10%
New assessment: project (August) 95%, class participation (assessment of participation as per "code of conduct" and peer evaluation, LT and ST) 5%

MG4F2 Marketing Analytics II: Analytics for Managing Innovations, Products and Brands

Old assessment: presentation (LT) 30%, exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 60%, class participation (LT) 10%
New assessment: project (LT) 45%, coursework (LT) 45%, class participation (LT) 10%

MG4F3 New Media Marketing: Managing Online and Social Media

Old assessment: presentation (LT) 40%, exam (180 minutes, summer exam period) 50%, class participation (LT) 10%
New assessment: project (LT) 40%, essay (LT) 50%, class participation (LT) 10%

MG4F4 Strategy and Innovation in a Global Context

Old assessment essay (post ST) 100%
New assessment essay (post ST) 90% class participation (ST) 10%

MG4F5 Business in the Global Environment

Old assessment project (August) 40%, Take home exam (August) 60%
New assessment Continuous Assessment (ST) 15%, Project x 2 (ST) 20% each = 40% total, In class Assessment (August) 45%

MG4F7 Business Analysis

Old assessment: project (3000 words, MT) 35%, class participation (MT) 15%, take home exam (MT) 50%
New assessment: coursework (3000 words, MT) 35%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 50%, class participation (MT) 15%

MG4F8 Managerial Economics and Quantitative Measurement for Social Entrepreneurs

Old assessment: essay (3000 words, LT) 90%, class participation (Either in class or through contribution to the facebook community page, LT) 10%
New assessment: exam (120 minutes, 15 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 90%, class participation  (Either in class or through contribution to the facebook community page, LT) 10%

MG4G1 Understanding Social Problems for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Old assessment: essay (1500 words, MT) 45%, project (MT) 45%, class participation (Either in class or through contribution to the facebook community page, MT) 10%
New assessment: essay (1500 words, LT) 45%, project (MT) 45%, class participation (Either in class or through contribution to the facebook community page, MT) 10%

MG4G2 Social Innovation Design

Old assessment: essay (1500 words, LT) 45%, project (LT) 45%, class participation (LT) 10%
New assessment: essay (1500 words, ST) 45%, project (LT) 45%, class participation (LT) 10%

MG518 Employment Relations and Human Resource Management Seminar (formerly MG501 Employment Relations and Human Resource Management Seminar)

Old assessment: essay (8000 words, ST) 100%
New assessment: essay (4000 words, LT) 80%, learning logs MT and LT) 20%

MG505 Research in Organisational Behaviour

Old assessment: coursework (5000 words, MT) 100%
New assessment: essay (4000 words, LT) 40%, essay (4000 words, MT) 40%, presentation (individual, 15 minutes, MT and LT) 20%

Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science courses:

PB402 Organisational Social Psychology (formerly PS404 Organisational Social Psychology)

Old assessment: essay (5000 words, MT) 75%, exam (60 minutes, January exam period) 25%
New assessment: essay (5000 words, MT) 100%

PB404 The Social Psychology of Communication (formerly PS429 The Social Psychology of Communication)

Old assessment: essay (5000 words, MT) 75%, exam (60 minutes, January exam period) 25%
New assessment: essay (5000 words, MT) 100%

Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method courses:

PH416 Philosophy, Morals and Politics

Old assessment: essay (2000 words, ST) 30%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 60%

School of Public Policy courses:

PP408 Introduction to Quantitative Methods for the MPA Programme (formerly EC508 Introduction to Quantitative Methods for the MPA Programme)

Old assessment: exam (60 minutes, modular teaching) 100%
New assessment: in-class assessment (September) 100%

PP448 Political Economy of Development I (formerly DV448 Political Economy of Development I)

Old assessment: essay (MT) 15%, presentation (MT) 15%, take home exam (12 hours, 4000 words, LT) 70%
New assessment: policy memo (MT) 15%, presentation (MT) 15%, take home timed assessment (12 hours, 4000 words, LT) 70%

PP440 Micro and Macro Economics (for Public Policy) (formerly EC440 Micro and Macro Economics (for Public Policy))

Old assessment: exam (180 minutes, 15 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 70%, continuous assessment (MT and LT) 30%
New assessment: exam  (180 minutes, 15 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 70%, continuous assessment (MT and LT) 10%, policy memo (LT) 10%, Policy memo (MT) 10%

PP455 Quantitative Approaches and Policy Analysis (formerly EC455 Quantitative Approaches and Policy Analysis)

Old assessment: presentation (LT) 10%, coursework (MT and LT) 30%, exam (180 minutes, 15 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 60%
New assessment: presentation (LT) 10%, exam (180 minutes, 15 minutes reading time, summer exam period) 60%, continuous assessment (MT and LT) 10%, policy memo (LT) 10%, policy memo(

Department of Social Policy courses:

SA409 Social Security Policies

Old assessment: essay (1500 words, LT) 25%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 75%
New assessment:  essay (2000 words, LT) 25%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 75%

SA470 Dissertation - International Social & Public Policy

Old assessment: dissertation (10,000 words) 100%
New assessment: dissertation (10,000 words, September) 100%

SA4E6 Rural Development and Social Policy

Old assessment: essay (2500 words) 25%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 75%
New assessment: essay (3500 words, ST) 100%

SA4F1 Migration: Current Research, Critical Approaches

Old assessment: coursework (ST) 100%
New assessment: coursework (LT) 100%

Department of Sociology courses:

SO468 International Migration and Migrant Integration

Old assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 100%
New assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 90%, seminar presentation (MT) 10%

SO489 Family and Migration

Old assessment: essay (4000 words, ST) 80%, class participation 20%
New assessment: take home exam (2 questions, ST) 90%, class participation (ST) 10%

Department of Statistics courses:

ST443 Machine Learning and Data Mining

Old assessment: project ( MT week 11) 25%, coursework (MT) 5%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 70%
New assessment: project (MT week 11) 30%, exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 70%

ST448 Insurance Risk

Old assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 90%, Group presentation of three students each. Each student present one part (LT) 10%
New assessment: exam (120 minutes, summer exam period) 90%, Group presentation of three students each. Each student present one part (MT) 10%

ST498 Capstone Project

Old assessment: dissertation (August) 100%
New assessment: project (August) 100%