Modified Arrangements for Coursework Assessment (MACA) Policy


This policy describes the modified arrangements that the University may provide to a student in the event that their capacity to demonstrate their true level of competence in an assessment or examination was, is, or will be significantly impaired as a result of medical, compassionate or extenuating circumstances.


** Note: This policy has been modified as part of the University's efforts to support students and staff during a period of significant disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. These modifications may be revised as conditions change**

RMO File No. 2018/11381
Policy custodian Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Academic)
Responsible policy officer Executive Director, Division of Academic and Student Engagement
Endorsed by Academic Board on 17 February 2021
Approved by Vice-Chancellor and President on 17 February 2021
Related Policies Schedule to Modified Arrangements for Coursework Assessment Policy

Assessment for Coursework Students Policy

Academic Honesty and Assessment Obligations for Coursework Students Policy

Reasonable Adjustments to Teaching and Assessment for Students with a Disability Policy

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Superceded Policies Alternative Examination Arrangements Policy

Examinations Policy

Effective from 17 February 2021
Review Date 17 February 2024
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