Assessment, exams and grades

All you need to know about assessment, exams and grades

Find out about different types of assessment, how to submit an assignment, when and where your exams will take place and how to view your grades.

You can find out what to do if you can't complete your exams or an assessment here as well.

Information about academic performance, misconduct and the review and appeals process is also available.

Assessment and assignments

At the beginning of each trimester, you will receive a Course Profile for every course you are enrolled in. This will outline all the assignments, assessment tasks and exams you will be required to complete, along with information such as marking criteria, word lengths, relative weighting of assignments and the duration of your exams.

You can find your Course Profiles in myGriffith.

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Exams and exam timetables

Exams are typically held during the middle and end of trimester but may vary depending on your course.

Learn about exam procedures and protocols, when and where they will be held and how to prepare yourself for success.

Find out more about Exams and exam timetables


Your grades can be viewed in myGriffith.

Familiarise yourself with grade publication dates, how grades are awarded and how to calculate your Grade Point Average (GPA).


Unable to complete your assessment or sit your exam?

We are here to help you succeed.

You can apply for an alternate exam sitting or a deferred assessment. Special consideration is available for students who complete their assessment, but due to unforeseen circumstances do not perform to the best of their ability. Supplementary assessment may also be awarded by the Dean, Learning and Teaching, to students who do not achieve a passing grade.

Academic performance

The Academic Standing process is run twice per calendar year (late June-July and late December-January) to assist you in monitoring your academic performance and degree progress as well as enabling you to seek appropriate support for your studies.

Find out more about Academic Standing

Academic misconduct

Pursue your studies at Griffith University honestly, ethically and in accordance with the accepted standards of academic conduct.

Find out more about Academic misconduct

Review and appeal

Academic and administration decisions can be reviewed and appealed. These may include:

  • final grades
  • progression
  • honours classification
  • exclusion
  • termination of candidature
  • eligibility to graduate
  • special consideration
  • deferred exams
  • fees
  • admission
  • enrolment
  • attendance and termination of scholarship.

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