The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus School of Computer Science Faculty of Science.
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The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus School of Computer Science Faculty of Science
Induction Programme Welcome & Congratulations Course Information Assessments: Progression & Classification Student Support & Resources Problems, Issues and Suggestions Policy on Plagiarism Questions??
Course Information Course Structure –G400, GN42, G425 –3-years BSc Honours, 120 credits/year –Ordinary Degrees, 100 credits/year Module Information –CS modules (G5NXXX), e.g. G51PRG –Most modules worth 10 credits each (with minor exceptions) –Compulsory and optional modules –Compensatable and non-compensatable –Pre or co-requisites –Range of module activities (lectures, labs, tutorials, courseworks & examinations) found individual course web site OR at: http://modulecatalogue.nottingham.ac.uk/nottingham/asp/main_search.asp
Module Registration Module Entry Form –Attend lectures according to timetables –Modules selection to be approved by tutor – 60 credits/semester normally Coursework Submission –Penalty for late submission –Submit at faculty office at BA59 and ensure date properly captured
Assessments Progression Rule –Pass (≥40), distinction (≥70) –Hard (≥30) and soft (<30) fails –Using arithmetic mean and based on flow chart at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/quality-manual/study- regulations/ug-regs-flow-chart.pdf http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/quality-manual/study- regulations/ug-regs-flow-chart.pdf Degree Classification –1 st (≥70), 2 nd Upper (≥60), 2 nd Lower (≥50), 3 rd (≥40) –Borderline cases (68, 59, 49 & 39)
Study Support and Resources Tutors Open Door Policy University Counselling Service Student Staff Feedback Committee SET/SEM Disability Support Careers Advisory Service
Problems, Issues & Suggestions Changing Course –Must be done early –Talk to your course director Illness & Other Issues –Let your tutor and module convenor know –Discuss with trained counsellor –File written notice to the School Coursework and Examination Feedback
Plagiarism The following actions are considered to be plagiarism (list not exhaustive): –copying paragraphs or programs from a textbook or web page (or anywhere else); –copying another person’s work either with or without their knowledge; –working together in groups of two or more to produce a single program or essay and then each member of the group submitting a copy of this as their own work; –getting someone else to do some or all of the work and then submitting it as your own work (whether you pay them or not)
Week 1 & 2 –Complete registration and familiarise with University’s services –Attend all compulsory and elective modules before deciding on final selections –Meet the tutors and set up schedules for individual tutorials –Digest the information at the Information to Students’ page at: http://www.nottingham.edu.my/Faculties/Science/CSIT/Pages/InformationforStudents.aspx Semester Time –Attend lectures regularly –Behave responsibly, and lastly –Don’t forget to enjoy yourself ! Recommendations