Assessments

Find out how to submit assessments, ensure academic integrity, what to do if you’re having problems, and how to access and understand your results.

  • How your work will be assessed

    Assessments  show that  you have met the learning outcomes of your course. Find out about the different types of assessments  and more.

  • How to submit your assessment for marking

    For most courses, you can submit your assessment online from your course page. Find out what you need to check before you do and how to submit an assessment.

  • Submitting your work in te reo Māori

    You can submit all or part of your summative assessments in te reo Māori. You need to apply at least four weeks before your due date and can access the application form here.

  • Academic Integrity

    Find out about the importance of academic integrity in your assessments and how to avoid plagiarism.

  • How to request an assessment extension

    It is important to try to complete your assessments on time, but if you need an extension you can apply through My Open Polytechnic.

  • Special Consideration for in-course assessments

    You can apply for Special Consideration if exceptional circumstances have disadvantaged you in your studies and you need more time to complete an assessment after the end of your course enrolment period.

  • Grading scales

    Learn more about the grading scales that apply to the qualifications we offer. 

  • Assessment writing

    Tips to get you started on your assessment, including how to understand the assessment topic, plan your assessment, academic writing and formatting.

  • Referencing

    Find out why you need to reference and how to use APA referencing and avoid plagiarism in our Study tips section.

  • Word limits and word count guidelines

    When you do an assessment make sure you check if it has a word limit or word count guideline. Learn more about word limits and word counts.