Assessments show that you have met the learning outcomes of your course. Find out about the different types of assessments you will do and how we will assess your knowledge and skills.
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
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 in writing as soon as possible and before to the assessment due date. You can access the application form here.
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.
Learn more about the grading scales that apply to the qualifications we offer.
Tips to get you started on your assessment, including how to understand the assessment topic, plan your assessment, academic writing and formatting.
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.