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Week One Events and Information


  • PGT Week One Schedule, G405 timetable, G440 timetable, information
  • PGT Welcome LT2 Exchange Building, 9.30-10.30 Tuesday, 26 September 2017
  • PGT MEF Q&A Session, 11.00-12.30 A32 Lab, Computer Science Building, 26 September 2017
  • MSc HCI Introduction, (MSc HCI students ONLY) Room B2, ELSC, University Park, 15.00-16.00, 27 September 2017
  • Study Skills, 12.00-13.00, LT3 Exchange Building, 29 September 2017
  • PGT Welfare
  • Meet Your Tutor, Thursday 2.45pm, 28th September, tutor's office

    Spring (NOTE: for 2015/16, to be updated)

  • Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught Handbook (internal only)
  • PGT Spring Meeting, TBC, Jan 2016
  • Online Module Entry Form, Spring
    • No changes: simply submit your MEF
    • Changes are in compliance with your course programme: update your Spring module choices, and submit; Otherwise
    • Talk to your Course Advisor
    • Note: Autumn modules can't be changed.
  • PGT Spring Tutorial: 28 January 2016 at 12pm in C60: Project / Dissertation, Spring module entry, Exams, assessment and classification, Q&A.

PGT Regulations and Assessment

The Autumn exam period runs in January 2016, and the Spring exam period runs in May/June 2016.

If you have questions regarding specific reassessment please contact with your tutor to seek advices. PGT students are offered the degree subject to the following conditions.

  • MSc PASS: mean marks of 50% or more; no more than 40 credits < 50%, with no more than 10 credits < 40% and no marks < 30%;
  • MSc with MERIT: mean marks of 60% or above (based on first marks only, no resits);
  • MSc with DISTINCTION: mean marks of 70% or above (based on first marks only, no resits);
  • Resit marks are used only for qualifying a PASS degree. First marks account for classification purposes and appear in the degree transcripts.

Module Entry Form

  1. Your compulsory modules are already included in your Module Entry Form (MEF).
  2. To choose optional modules, in the first two weeks, you are encouraged to attend all modules. Your timetable provides you the time and venue of the lectures. Your Programme Specification provides the list of optional modules you may choose from.
  3. You should put your Spring modules temporarily in MEF. At the beginning of Spring, you could amend these in your MEF.
  4. For MSc HCI students only
    • If you haven't taken modules on database and computer network in your first degree, we receommend you to take G54DBS and G54INC.
    • You should choose either G54PRG or MM4COG according to the level of your programming skills.
  5. Before submitting MEF, check if you have in total 180 credits in your MEF. We recommend 60 credits each in Autumn and Spring semesters. Please also include the summer project (60 credits) in your MEF.
  6. If your optional module choices are in accordance with your programme specification (optional modules in your programme specification), submit by the deadline. Please note that your Autumn modules cannot be changed after two weeks into the term.
  7. If you have questions, please see your Course Advisor.

Using Moodle

  • Modules in you MEF will appear in Moodle after you submitted your MEF. Please note only those modules in your MEF are officially registered to your degree and appear in your manuscript.
  • To search for a module in Moodle, click "Site home" on the left hand side menu.
  • Some modules allow self enrol, click the small icon next to the module name; or click the "participate in module" button.
  • If you can't see the icon or the button, please contact with the module convenor. If you can see the icon or button but still encounter problems, please contact with the School Office A32.

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