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B120 An Introduction to Business Studies

Assignment Booklet
October 2012 Presentation (12J)

Copyright ª 2012 The Open University 10.1

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Contents
1 Introduction 1.1 How to pass B120 1.2 The purpose of assignments in B120 1.3 What tutors are looking for in the assignments 1.4 Word processing 1.5 Word limits 1.6 Referencing 1.7 Plagiarism–what it is and how to avoid it 1.8 Completing and sending in your assignments 1.9 The structure of each assignment TMA 01 2.1 About TMA 01 2.2 TMA 01 Part I 2.3 Guidance notes for TMA 01 Part I 2.4 TMA 01 Part II TMA 02 3.1 About TMA 02 3.2 TMA 02 Part I 3.3 Guidance notes for TMA 02 Part I 3.4 TMA 02 Part II TMA 03 4.1 About TMA 03 4.2 TMA 03 Part I 4.3 Guidance notes for TMA 03 Part I 4.4 TMA 03 Part II TMA 04 5.1 About TMA 04 5.2 TMA 04 Part I 5.3 Guidance notes for TMA 04 Part I 5.4 TMA 04 Part II End-of-module assessment (EMA) 6.1 About the EMA 6.2 The EMA 6.3 Guidance notes for the EMA Conclusion 4 4

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Introduction
B120 An Introduction to Business Studies is assessed through five assignments: four tutor marked assignments (TMAs) and one end-of-module assessment (EMA). There is no examination. Each assignment is based on one of the five books in B120 although the EMA reviews both Book 5 and the module overall. All assignments are compulsory and must be submitted electronically by the deadline stated.

1.1 How to pass B120
To pass the module you must pass both the continuous assessment (TMAs 01–04) and the EMA. To pass the continuous assessment component you must gain an average pass mark over the four TMAs (the pass mark is 40). To pass the EMA you must achieve a pass mark of 40. Information about the determination of results, resits/resubmissions, absence from the examination,...