Examination Marking Scale

GRADES

Extract from General Regulations for First Degrees [UNDERGRADUATE]

39. In respect of candidates commencing Level 1 or Level 2 of a programme of study in or after September 2000, the Examiners shall award in respect of each unit a grade expressed as a whole number on the following numerical scale:

70-100 work to a standard appropriate to Class I
60-69 work to a standard appropriate to Class II Division 1
50-59 work to a standard appropriate to Class II Division 2
45-49 work to a standard appropriate to Class III
40-44 work of a Pass standard
0-39 work in respect of which the candidate fails
  work not submitted, or work submitted but deemed to be of no academic merit, or work submitted in respect of which credit is refused or denied may not normally be awarded a grade

In respect of other candidates, reference should be made to Regulation 36 of the Regulations for First Degrees in the Calendar for 2005-06.

Extract from General Regulations for Higher Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Certificates [POSTGRADUATE TAUGHT]

15. The Examiners shall award in respect of each unit or other part of the programme of study a grade expressed as a whole number on the numerical scale set out in Regulation 39 of the General Regulations as to First Degrees [see above], provided that a grade of 50 shall indicate work of a standard to pass.