Marking criteria for dissertations - College of Humanities.
Dissertations and theses are blind double marked. In these cases, student work is blind marked independently by a second marker who sees neither the mark nor the feedback comments from the first marker. The two markers then agree the final provisional mark ensuring to the consistent application of the marking criteria across the student group. In the unusual situation where a mark cannot be.
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Marking criteria MSc ITBM. General professional standards will be expected: in matters of punctuation, vocabulary choice, standard English grammar, and the conventions of academic discourse (including reference to sources).
Second marking of dissertations and final year projects All final year, and postgraduate dissertations and projects will be independently second marked. Marking will normally be unseen (the second marker will have no knowledge of the first marker’s grade). The outcome of this process will be either confirmation of the first marker’s judgement without need for a meeting or a discussion.
MSc Dissertation Marking Scheme EXAMINER’S ASSESSMENT Please independently fill out parts A, B and C of this sheet. Examiners should then meet to agree the final dissertation mark. Use part D to record the agreed marks and part E for any explanations. Do not use this sheet for group projects. Please note that the final project mark is the credit weighted average of the project background.
Definitions. Double marking means that in addition to the first marker, another member of staff independently marks your work. Check marking means that in addition to the first marker, another member of staff samples or audits the marking across the module to review overall marking standards and consistency between individual markers.
Dissertations should always be blind second marked. iv. Anonymous marking is the practice of concealing the identity of the student who submitted the assessment from the staff member marking their work, until a mark is agreed by the marker. Only once a mark has been agreed will the student’s identity be revealed and feedback confirmed.