Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment Final Unit to Complete

For students enrolled in Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment courses only.

The 'Final Unit to Complete' (FUTC) provision, described in clauses 56-62 of the Assessment (Higher Education Courses) Procedure, offers you the opportunity of a Pass Conceded grade (PC) or Supplementary Assessment where you are one credit point short of completing your degree.

You must apply to the faculty in which your course is enrolled in:
Course codes starting with A or E: Faculty of Arts and Education
Course codes starting with M: Faculty of Business and Law
Course codes starting with H: Faculty of Health

After your final unit result has been released:

Following the release of results, students may apply to the Faculty Committee for a Pass Conceded grade (PC) or Supplementary Assessment. Applications must be made within five working days from the date of official notification of the results in the unit.

Eligibility

  • The FAPDC will usually award a PC grade over a Supplementary Assessment if you are eligible for both.
  • Neither PC grades nor Supplementary Assessment will be awarded for units worth 2 credit points, or if you have more than one credit point remaining to complete the course.
  • If you opt for Supplementary Assessment, the outcome:
    • does not guarantee a pass in the unit
    • is final and there is no further opportunity for additional supplementary assessment, review of result or PC grade
Pass Conceded grade requirements Supplementary Assessment requirements
  1. Final unit of degree;
  2. A unit result of between 45% and 49% (inclusive) in a unit studied in any trimester of your course;
  3. Fail grades in other units as described below:
    1. two-year undergraduate course : a fail in no more than two other units
    2. three-year undergraduate course : a fail grade in no more than three other units
    3. four- or five-year undergraduate course : a fail grade in no more than four other units
    4. combined courses : a fail grade in no more than two other units in the relevant course — a student is eligible to be considered for a pass conceded grade in each of the component courses
    5. graduate certificate or graduate diploma : a fail grade in no more than one other unit
    6. masters by coursework : a fail grade in no more than two other units
  4. PC grades cannot be awarded if professional registration requirement preclude this. In such situations, students are offered Supplementary Assessment if they meet criteria 1 to 3 above
  1. Final unit of degree;
  2. A unit result of between 40% and 49% (inclusive);
  3. The Unit was studied during the last 12 months (e.g. the trimester just completed and the two trimesters before that).
  4. Where a relevant unit had an exam the student will be offered a supplementary exam (SAE grade) to be scheduled in the next available sup/special exam period. See important dates in the University Handbook
  5. Where a relevant unit did not have an exam a student will be offered a supplementary piece of assessment (SAA Grade) to be organised by the Faculty
Outcome: if awarded, a PC grade and eligibility to graduate Outcome: if awarded, a supplementary assessment with a maximum possible grade of 50P and there is no guarantee of a pass

How to apply

Applications for Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment courses are to be submitted using the application form below.

You must apply to the faculty in which your course is enrolled in:
Course codes starting with A or E: Faculty of Arts and Education
Course codes starting with M: Faculty of Business and Law
Course codes starting with H: Faculty of Health

Applications for Review of Result for Trimester 2 2016 will open on official result release day (4 November 2016).

Please note that any application must meet eligibility criteria and for supplementary assessment, the outcome is final and there is no further opportunity for supplementary assessment or review.

Assistance and Questions

if you have any queries regarding pass conceded grades or the final unit to complete process, please contact one of our faculty student advisers at one of our faculty campus offices in person, by phone or email.

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