Current Students


UWA is committed to the promotion of the highest ethical scholarship and strives to develop in its students the necessary skills and knowledge to achieve this. This tutorial will help you understand the University's expectations of ethical scholarship and assist you in making decisions about what to do to avoid possible consequences for academic misconduct.


By the end of this module you should be able to:

  • Differentiate between appropriate and inappropriate use of sources
  • Differentiate between collaboration and collusion
  • Differentiate between acceptable and unacceptable exam behaviour
  • Differentiate between appropriate and inappropriate data source practices
  • Identify advantages of appropriate academic conduct
  • Resolve ethical scholarship dilemmas
  • Recognise ghost writing as contravening ethical scholarship