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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    As for the marking, I’m only in first year and this is my first assignment. So I’m all new to this.. I doubt I’d fail the assignment because I’ve met 5 bullet points and there are two other questions I’ve answered. The last one is mainly about research.

    I’d probably miss out on the First because I didn’t include the 6th source of information.
    I wouldn't worry too much if it's just your first assignment, just do your best. They will not be harshly marking a first year assignment, first year is level 4 and by the end of your degree you are expected to achieve level 6. The most important thing will be to read your feedback and use it to improve the next assignment. Over time if you pay attention to feedback you can raise your grade significantly. I don't know what it is like now but my first year grades didn't count towards my final degree grade anyway.
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    (Original post by Naomibill)
    I wouldn't worry too much if it's just your first assignment, just do your best. They will not be harshly marking a first year assignment, first year is level 4 and by the end of your degree you are expected to achieve level 6. The most important thing will be to read your feedback and use it to improve the next assignment. Over time if you pay attention to feedback you can raise your grade significantly. I don't know what it is like now but my first year grades didn't count towards my final degree grade anyway.
    That’s true, thank you

    My first year grades don’t count either
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    I’m a 3rd year Business and Marketing student and if you’re only in first year then honestly you’re already trying too hard and you’ll burn out unnecessary. Remember that your grades in first year don’t count towards anything so if you want to try hard, just use this year to practise your analysis, evaluative and argumentative skills and spend more time relaxing and socialising before then REAL work hits you next year.

    Those points are clearly just examples on where you CAN find sources of information, if you’ve got stuff from Mintel and other places then that’s honestly more than enough. If you want to get a first look for ‘rarer’ high quality sources, lecturers get tired of seeing the same statistic hundreds of times
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    (Original post by Lemon Haze)
    I’m a 3rd year Business and Marketing student and if you’re only in first year then honestly you’re already trying too hard and you’ll burn out unnecessary. Remember that your grades in first year don’t count towards anything so if you want to try hard, just use this year to practise your analysis, evaluative and argumentative skills and spend more time relaxing and socialising before then REAL work hits you next year.

    Those points are clearly just examples on where you CAN find sources of information, if you’ve got stuff from Mintel and other places then that’s honestly more than enough. If you want to get a first look for ‘rarer’ high quality sources, lecturers get tired of seeing the same statistic hundreds of times
    I’m doing the same degree!

    I’ve got Key Note, Mintel, Office of National Statistics, two academic books and company website.. I also have used BBC article. (Hope that’s enough for a first).

    For this semester, this is my one of my assignments. I’ve finished the other one. The rest is just group Presentation, quiz test and exam.

    Just out of curiosity, what were your grades for first and second year?

    I need good grades for placement year 😕
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    (Original post by Lemon Haze)
    I’m a 3rd year Business and Marketing student and if you’re only in first year then honestly you’re already trying too hard and you’ll burn out unnecessary. Remember that your grades in first year don’t count towards anything so if you want to try hard, just use this year to practise your analysis, evaluative and argumentative skills and spend more time relaxing and socialising before then REAL work hits you next year.

    Those points are clearly just examples on where you CAN find sources of information, if you’ve got stuff from Mintel and other places then that’s honestly more than enough. If you want to get a first look for ‘rarer’ high quality sources, lecturers get tired of seeing the same statistic hundreds of times
    That is true, it does say “recommended one of each source is used”. It doesn’t specify you have to use them ALL.

    I’m just worried about failing

    Ultimately I’d be happy with 2:1.. It’s 60% of my module mark
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