Read Assessment: General Information about the Degree
Course-specific assessment system information
  • Check the end of assessment period and academic management calendar.
  • Plagiarism and/or the copying of assessed activities will result in the assessed work in question receiving a 'fail' mark and may lead to the student/s concerned failing the course. The School may also decide to take disciplinary measures.
  • Marks will be given for correct grammar and spelling, style and appropriacy of message. 
  • Work handed in late or in formats other than stated for assessment purposes will not be accepted, neither will any alternative work be accepted to pass the course.
  • Class attendance is recommended in all cases, also for students who have opted for the single assessment system. Check cases in which it is mandatory.
  • All learning activities are graded from 0-10.
  • The minimum grade required to pass each learning activity is 5.
  • To recieve the grade of "Matricula d'honor", the student must acheive an overall grade of 10, and, according to the regulations, the number of Honours Grades can not exceed 5% of the total number of students registered in the subject.
Continuous Assessment System
Requirements: unless they indicate to the contrary, all students will be assessed under this system.
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Block Name of Learning Activity Detailed description of Learning Activity Group or Individual Compulsory
Yes/No
% of mark
1 1-2 Activity (Advertorial) Writing of a text from Block 1, to be selected by the teacher. Individual YES 15%
2 1-2 Activities (Press Release) Writing of a text from Block 2, to be selected by the teacher. Individual YES 15%
3 1-2 Activity Writing short texts from Blocks 1 and 2, to be selected by the teacher. This activity will be submitted in the class at a date to be specified. Individual / Pair YES 15% 
1-2 Activity Writing of short text from Blocks 1 and 2, to be selected by the teacher. Individual / pair YES 15%
5 1-2 Exam 

Part 1. A grammar exercise; an analysis of a press release or an exercice of reading comprehension: 20%

Part 2. the writing of one or two texts, practiced in class: 20%

Individual YES 40%
There is the possibility of a Guest Lecturer to provide students with experience, advice, and concepts and vocabulary from the professional workplace.

 

Retake under the Continuous Assessment System
Requirements: students with final grades between 4.5 and 5 out of 10 qualify for the retake. The maximum final mark will be 5.
Name of Learning Activity Detailed description of Learning Activity % of grade
Exam Completing a vocabulary exercise.

Producing 2 texts from among those previously studied.

Grades will be awarded for the quality of the work (register, creativity, presentation) as well as for the level of English.
100%

 

Exam Only Assessment System
Requirements: students wishing to be assessed under the exam only system must submit a formal application within the time frame and in the format set out in the academic calendar.
Sequence Name of Learning Activity Detailed description of Learning Activity % of grade
1 Exam Producing 2 texts from among the registers studied, to be chosen by the lecturer: a text promoting a product or service / a press advert / a feature article / a blog post / an advertorial. 60%
Completing a vocabulary exercise.
Grades will be awarded for the quality of the work (register, creativity, presentation) as well as for the level of English.
40%

 

Retake under the Exam Only Assessment System
Requirements: students with final grades between 4.5 and 5 out of 10 qualify for the retake. The maximum final mark will be 5.
Nom activitat formativa Descripció detallada de l'activitat formativa % of grade
Exam Producing 2 texts from among those studied chosen by the lecturer.
Completing a vocabulary exercise.
100%