One written examination, not exceeding three hours at the end of semester, worth 60%;
Continuous assessment of quizzes, submitted assignments, tutorial, laboratory, and small group (2-3 students) project work, not exceeding 30 pages in total over the semester (approximately 30-35 hours of work per student), worth 30%;
A 90-minute mid-semester test, worth 10%.
Hurdle requirement: Students must pass the written exam to pass the subject.
Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) 1 to 2 are assessed in the final written examination, the mid-semester test, submitted tutorial quizzes, and reports for project work. ILOs 2 and 3 are assessed as part of submitted laboratory exercise, project, and in-class discussions.