- Subject: Public Administration
- Style: APA
- Number of pages: 5 pages/double spaced (1375 words)
- PowerPoint slides: 0
- Number of source/references: 7
- Extra features: Abstract page
The first page should contain your name, student number, subject code, word count and due date. Please use 12 point Arial font and avoid the use of fancy templates with added colour or graphics.
Lines should be double spaced.
The assessment tasks should be within +/- 10% of the word limit. The word count is taken from the first word to the last word and includes quotes. Quotes must comprise less than 10% of the total word count.
Proof-read your work so that it is free of spelling, grammar and punctuation mistakes. Use language that is appropriate for academic and professional tasks. Ensure you use respectful and appropriate terminology.
Your reference list should contain all source documents that you refer to, quote or paraphrase from. It must conform to the “APA 7” referencing style
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Word Count in Written Assessments
Writing clearly and succinctly is a core skill that all students are required to develop. This is a skill that is important not only for your studies but also for your future careers
Students should note that:
The word count includes all words within the body of the assessment item. This includes headings, in-text references, legislation and quotes.
The word count does not include words within illustrations, tables and charts.
Reference lists and appendices are not included in the word count.
Being within a 10% over or under word count range is acceptable.