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Examinations and Grades

6.1 Examinations

Many courses at AU make use of examinations as one way to evaluate a student's knowledge and understanding of course content. The final grade for a course is normally determined by a weighted average of the marks for all assignments and examinations completed in the course. Review the Course Syllabus for each course you're registered in to see if your course requires examinations and refer to the following sections for exam-related questions.


Information effective Sept. 1, 2018 to Aug. 31, 2019.

Updated February 06 2019 by laurab

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