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CHATSWORTH MEDI@RT ACADEMY

Graduation Requirements & Course Assessment

Attendance Requirement

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% in order to pass the module. Students who fail to meet the required attendance without valid reasons may be asked to re-unit the module.

Graduation Criteria 

The passing grade of every module is >=50 marks. Students are required to attain a passing grade for all modules in order to graduate. 

Assessment Criteria for Courses

Students will be graded on assignment based for most modules (no final examinations). Consultation & Presentation sessions (If any) may also warrant marks.

For Professional Diploma in Advertising and Design:

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% and passing grade of >=50 marks for all modules in order to graduate. A Professional Diploma will be awarded upon the completion of their course. 

For Diploma in Communication Design:

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% and passing grade of >=50 marks for all modules in order to graduate. A Diploma will be awarded upon the completion of their course.

For Specialist Diploma in Advertising Design:

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% and passing grade of >=50 marks for all modules in order to graduate. A Specialist Diploma will be awarded upon the completion of their course. 

For Diploma in Digital Marketing:

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% and passing grade of >=50 marks for all modules in order to graduate. A Diploma will be awarded upon the completion of their course. 

For Diploma in Photography and Digital Imaging:

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% and passing grade of >=50 marks for all modules in order to graduate. A Diploma will be awarded upon the completion of their course. 

For Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Marketing:

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% and passing grade of >=50 marks for all modules in order to graduate. A Professional Certificate will be awarded upon the completion of their course.

For Professional Certificate in Communication Design:

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% and passing grade of >=50 marks for all modules in order to graduate. A Professional Certificate will be awarded upon the completion of their course.

For Professional Certificate in Corporate Identity Design:

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% and passing grade of >=50 marks for all modules in order to graduate. A Professional Certificate will be awarded upon the completion of their course.

For Professional Certificate in Packaging Design:

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% and passing grade of >=50 marks for all modules in order to graduate. A Professional Certificate will be awarded upon the completion of their course.

For Professional Certificate in Editorial Design:

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% and passing grade of >=50 marks for all modules in order to graduate. A Professional Certificate will be awarded upon the completion of their course.

For Professional Certificate in User Interface Design:

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% and passing grade of >=50 marks for all modules in order to graduate. A Professional Certificate will be awarded upon the completion of their course.

For Professional Certificate in UX UI Design:

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% and passing grade of >=50 marks for all modules in order to graduate. A Professional Certificate will be awarded upon the completion of their course.

For Certificate in Photography:

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% and passing grade of >=50 marks for all modules in order to graduate. A Certificate will be awarded upon the completion of their course. 

For Professional Workshop:

Students are required to achieve a minimum attendance of 75% and passing grade of >=50 marks in order to graduate. A Professional Workshop Certificate will be awarded upon completion of their workshop. As our Workshop Certificate merits a Certificate of Achievement, students who do not achieve a passing grade will not receive a certificate (no certificate of attendance).

Grading Scheme

90% - 100%                Higher Distinction

80% - 89%                  Distinction

70% - 79%                  Merit

60% - 69%                  Credit

50% - 59%                  Pass

40% - 49%                  Refer

  0% - 39%                  Re-unit

            EX                   Exempted

Re-unit/Re-assessment/Appeal

Re-assessment (refer) - 2 mini sessions (1 consultation, 1 presentation). Students will consult with their lecturer on their failed assignments and submit an improved version during the next session. 

Re-unit - Students are required to re-take the entire module. 

Appeal - Students may appeal to have their assignment re-marked by a different assessor if they are not satisfied with their grades. 

*Students may appeal for a re-assessment instead of re-unit (exceptional cases and subjected to an interview with the Academic Manager).