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Department of Physics

Level 3 feedback on assessed work

PHYS3621 Foundations of Physics 3A

  • Written Examination

    Following the publication of results in June, students will be able to obtain a statement of their own marks from the web address https://www.dur.ac.uk/student.registry.
  • Problem Exercises

    Feedback on problems marked manually is returned as the mark received for each problem or each part of a problem and is indicated by the marker on individual scripts. Errors in the submitted solutions and suggestions for improvement are also indicated on the scripts, as required. Marked scripts are returned to students normally not more than one week after the deadline for submission of the work. The model solutions are made available via the Web shortly after the submission deadline. Feedback on web-based multiple choice questions, which are marked automatically, is given immediately after the deadline by disclosing the correct solutions.

PHYS3631 Foundations of Physics 3B

  • Written Examination

    Following the publication of results in June, students will be able to obtain a statement of their own marks from the web address https://www.dur.ac.uk/student.registry.
  • Problem Exercises

    Feedback on problems marked manually is returned as the mark received for each problem or each part of a problem and is indicated by the marker on individual scripts. Errors in the submitted solutions and suggestions for improvement are also indicated on the scripts, as required. Marked scripts are returned to students normally not more than one week after the deadline for submission of the work. The model solutions are made available via the Web shortly after the submission deadline. Feedback on web-based multiple choice questions, which are marked automatically, is given immediately after the deadline by disclosing the correct solutions.

PHYS3641 Advanced Physics 3

  • Written Examination

    Following the publication of results in June, students will be able to obtain a statement of their own marks from the web address https://www.dur.ac.uk/student.registry.
  • Problem Exercises

    Feedback on problems marked manually is returned as the mark received for each problem or each part of a problem and is indicated by the marker on individual scripts. Errors in the submitted solutions and suggestions for improvement are also indicated on the scripts, as required. Marked scripts are returned to students normally not more than one week after the deadline for submission of the work. The model solutions are made available via the Web shortly after the submission deadline. Feedback on web-based multiple choice questions, which are marked automatically, is given immediately after the deadline by disclosing the correct solutions.

PHYS3651 Planets and Cosmology 3

  • Written Examination

    Following the publication of results in June, students will be able to obtain a statement of their own marks from the web address https://www.dur.ac.uk/student.registry.
  • Problem Exercises

    Feedback on problems marked manually is returned as the mark received for each problem or each part of a problem and is indicated by the marker on individual scripts. Errors in the submitted solutions and suggestions for improvement are also indicated on the scripts, as required. Marked scripts are returned to students normally not more than one week after the deadline for submission of the work. The model solutions are made available via the Web shortly after the submission deadline. Feedback on web-based multiple choice questions, which are marked automatically, is given immediately after the deadline by disclosing the correct solutions.

PHYS3661 Theoretical Physics 3

  • Written Examination

    Following the publication of results in June, students will be able to obtain a statement of their own marks from the web address https://www.dur.ac.uk/student.registry.
  • Problem Exercises

    Feedback on problems marked manually is returned as the mark received for each problem or each part of a problem and is indicated by the marker on individual scripts. Errors in the submitted solutions and suggestions for improvement are also indicated on the scripts, as required. Marked scripts are returned to students normally not more than one week after the deadline for submission of the work. The model solutions are made available via the Web shortly after the submission deadline. Feedback on web-based multiple choice questions, which are marked automatically, is given immediately after the deadline by disclosing the correct solutions.

PHYS3561 Key Skills A

  • Written Examination

    Following the publication of results in June, students will be able to obtain a statement of their own marks from the web address https://www.dur.ac.uk/student.registry.
  • Poster Session

    Feedback occurs through marks recorded on a pro forma, which is returned at the start of the Epiphany Term. The Level 3 Poster Prize Winners will be announced within four weeks of the poster session
  • General Problems Collection Examination

    Feedback is supplied through comments and marks recorded on the examination scripts, which are returned to students within two teaching weeks of the examination.
  • Presentation

    Feedback occurs through comments and marks recorded on a mark pro forma, which is returned before the end of the Epiphany Term.
  • Computing Project

    Feedback on the pseudo-code and programs is given orally by members of staff through short interviews. General oral feedback on the written report is made available to students within two teaching weeks of the submission deadline. Written feedback, including detailed technical comments and marks, are recorded on the mark pro forma, which is returned in the sixth week of the Easter Term. The reports themselves are returned at the end of the Easter Term.

PHYS3581 Team Project

  • Written Report

    Feedback: General oral feedback on the written report is made available to students within two teaching weeks of the submission deadline. Written feedback, including detailed technical comments and marks, are recorded on the mark pro forma, which is returned in the sixth week of the Easter Term. The reports themselves are returned at the end of the Easter Term.

PHYS3591 Mathematics Workshop

  • Written Examinations

    Feedback is returned in the form of the overall mark achieved for the examination. Marks are disclosed within two weeks after each examination.

PHYS3601 Laboratory Project

  • Written Report

    Feedback for the mid-term progress report is given orally by the laboratory staff within one week of submission. General oral feedback on the written report is made available to students within two teaching weeks of the submission deadline. Written feedback, including detailed technical comments and marks, are recorded on the mark pro forma, which is returned in the sixth week of the Easter Term. The reports themselves are returned at the end of the Easter Term.

PHYS3611 Physics into Schools

  • Feedback on all summative assessment occurs through comments and marks recorded on the mark pro formas, which are returned in the sixth week of the Easter Term. The journals and reports themselves are returned at the end of the Easter Term.

PHYS3671 Foundations of Physics 3C

  • Written Examination

    Following the publication of results in June, students will be able to obtain a statement of their own marks from the web address https://www.dur.ac.uk/student.registry.
  • Problem Exercises

    Feedback on problems marked manually is returned as the mark received for each problem or each part of a problem and is indicated by the marker on individual scripts. Errors in the submitted solutions and suggestions for improvement are also indicated on the scripts, as required. Marked scripts are returned to students normally not more than one week after the deadline for submission of the work. The model solutions are made available via the Web shortly after the submission deadline. Feedback on web-based multiple choice questions, which are marked automatically, is given immediately after the deadline by disclosing the correct solutions.

PHYS3681 Laboratory Skills and Electronics 3

  • Bridge Project

    Feedback for the project is supplied through comments and marks recorded on the mark pro forma. Pro formas are returned to students at the start of the Skills course in October. Feedback on the student's performance in the laboratory is given orally at the time of assessment.
  • Skills Session

    Feedback for the written report is supplied through comments and marks recorded on the mark pro forma. Reports and associated pro formas are returned to students within three teaching weeks of the submission deadline. Feedback on the student's performance in the laboratory is given orally at the time of assessment.
  • Assessed Electronics Practical

    Feedback for the practical assessment is supplied through comments and marks recorded on the marking template. Templates are returned to students within three teaching weeks of the practical assessment. Feedback on the student's performance in the laboratory is given orally at the time of assessment.
  • Long Experiment

    Feedback on the student's performance in the laboratory is given orally at the time of assessment. Feedback for the written report occurs through comments and marks recorded on the mark pro forma. The report and mark pro forma are returned within three teaching weeks of the submission deadline.
  • Computational Physics Exercises

    Feedback occurs through marks and comments written on the hard copy version of the student’s work. Exercises are returned within one week of the submission deadline.