Review and Appeal Regulations

APPEAL FOR REVIEW OF ASSESSMENT

Students who are not satisfied with one or more specific aspects of their graded assessment may appeal for their work to be reviewed by the same assessor. Appeals to review a graded assessment must be made within 7 working days from the release of the results.

Appeals for review may address:

  1. Whether the specific component(s) was marked correctly or fairly; and 
  2. Whether the aggregate marks for the assessment components had accurately or appropriately been taken into account.

Upon review, the assessor may:

  1. Correct any marking errors, and submit an Amendment to Result form to ECTA for ECTA to submit the results to Swinburne University of Technology’s Student Administration department. 
  2. Confirm the initial results to ECTA for ECTA to submit the results to Swinburne University of Technology’s Student Administration Department.

As a result of this process, the student’s final (new) grade can only be improved, or be maintained at the initial grade.

Review Fee

A reviewing fee of $27.50 (inclusive of GST) is chargeable for all requests for review of assessment.

Review Form

Please submit the official “Appeal for Review of Student Assessment” form.

In the event that a appeal for review has not been submitted to ECTA within the given window period (7 working days), the student’s right to appeal is lost.

APPEALS AFTER REVIEW OF ASSESSMENT

Students who remain dissatisfied with the outcome of their assessment review may appeal in accordance with Swinburne University of Technology’s Complaints, Review, Appeals and Feedback Policy, which can be accessed here: http://www.swinburne.edu.au/corporate/feedback

 

APPEAL FOR RE-GRADING OF ASSESSMENT

Students who are not satisfied with the overall outcome of a graded assessment may appeal for their work to be re-graded by a different assessor. Appeals to re-grade a graded assessment must be made within 7 working days from the release of the results.

Appeals for re-grading may address:

  1. Whether the assessment as a whole, and all its components, was marked correctly or fairly; and 
  2. Whether the aggregate marks for the assessment components had accurately or appropriately been taken into account.

Upon re-grading, the assessor may:

  1. Correct any marking errors, and submit an Amendment to Result form to ECTA for ECTA to submit the results to Swinburne University of Technology’s Student Administration department. 
  2. Confirm the initial results to ECTA for ECTA to submit the results to Swinburne University of Technology’s Students Administration department.

If the two (2) assessors award different grades, the average of the two (2) grades will be taken as the student’s final (new) grade.

Re-grading Fee

A re-grading fee of $55.00 (inclusive of GST) for GC, GD and GDCS is chargeable for all appeals for regrading.

A re-grading fee of $64.20 (inclusive of GST) for MS is chargeable for all appeals for regrading.

Re-grading Form

Please submit the official “Appeal for Re-Grading of Assessment” form.

APPROVAL BY ACADEMIC BOARD

All appeals for re-grading of assessments will be considered by ECTA’s Academic Board (through ECTA’s Clinical & Academic Director) on the strengths and merits of the request. If the appeal is approved, the new grade will be released to the student only after it is has been moderated and endorsed by ECTA’s Examination Board. Other relevant grading policies by Swinburne University of Technology may apply.

In the event that an appeal for re-grading has not been submitted to ECTA within the given window period (7 working days), the student’s right to appeal is lost.

APPEALS AFTER RE-GRADING OF ASSESSMENT

Students who remain dissatisfied with the outcome of their assessment re-grading may appeal in accordance with Swinburne University of Technology’s Complaints, Review, Appeals and Feedback Policy, which can be accessed here: http://www.swinburne.edu.au/corporate/feedback

 

APPEAL FOR RE-SUBMISSION OF ASSESSMENT

(For Non-Passing Grades Between 45 and 49 Marks)

Students who do not pass their assessment and have received between 45 and 49 marks may appeal to re-submit their assessment. They will be required to re-attempt their assessment, and re-submit it for grading. Assessments that are re-submitted can only be awarded a maximum of 59 marks.

Appeals to re-submit an assessment with a non-passing grade (between 45 and 49 marks) must be made within 7 working days from the release of the results. Such assessments are not eligible to be reviewed or re-graded.

Re-Submission Fee

A re-submission fee of $55.00 (inclusive of GST) for GC, GD and GDCS is chargeable for all appeals for re-submission of assessment.

A re-submission fee of $64.20 (inclusive of GST) for MS is chargeable for all appeals for re-submission of assessment.

Re-Submission Form

Please submit the official “Request for Re-Submission of Assessment” form.

RE-ENROLMENT INTO TOPIC

(For Non-Passing Grades Below 45 Marks)

Students who do not pass their assessment and have received less than 45 marks, must re-enroll into the topic associated with the assessment, in order to re-attempt the assessment to attain a passing mark. Students will not be eligible to appeal for review, regrading, or re-submission of their assessment.

The prevailing fee for re-enrolling into the relevant topic will apply.

 

WRITTEN EXAMINATION (PSC70015) APPEAL

WHAT ARE THE GROUNDS FOR APPEALING TO SIT FOR THE SUPPLEMENTARY EXAMINATION?

If you have obtained 49 marks and below, you have an option to re-sit for the PSC70015 examination by taking the Supplementary Examination.

WHAT ARE THE GROUNDS FOR APPEALING FOR A RE-GRADING OF AN EXAMINATION SCRIPT?

You MAY appeal for a re-grading of your examination script if you feel that the grade awarded does not fairly reflect your academic performance and/or the stated requirements for the course.

WHEN CAN I APPEAL?

Appeals to sit for the supplementary examination or re-grading of the examination must be made within three (3) working days from the release of the grade.

A non-refundable administrative and marking fee of S$85.60 (including GST) will be charged.

You will be informed the date and time of the supplementary examination.

 

YOU MAY SUBMIT THE APPEAL FORM TO:

Clinical & Academic Director, ECTA
210 Middle Road #07-02 Singapore Pools Building
Singapore 188994

  1. By hand, or via email to your Course Management Administrator.
  2. By fax to 6334 2911