What is final degree classification?
Your final degree classification is a recognition of the overall standard of work you have submitted whilst studying on your course. Some students develop their abilities over time and some students are consistent throughout their studies.
How is BCU degree classification calculated?
Degree classification for Honours (Regulation 5.2) All undergraduate degrees are classified using 120 credit stage mean from stage 2 (level 5) and 120 credit stage 3 (level 6) weighted 40:60. This is designed to improve student engagement with all modules and better reflect achievement.
What is a 2.1 degree?
Second-class honours, upper division (2.1): usually, the average overall exam score of 60%+ Second-class honours, lower division (2.2): usually, the average overall score of 50%+ Third-class honours (3rd): usually, the average overall score of 40%+
What does a 2.1 degree mean?
What does 2nd Class honours 1st Division mean?
A second-class honours, first division is also called an upper second-class honours or a (2:1, pronounced two-one). To achieve a degree with second-class honours first division grading, you typically need to complete your degree with an average percentage of between 60% and 70%.
What is a commendation in Masters?
16.4 The award of Master’s Degree with Commendation will be made to students who satisfy the requirements for the award and achieve an overall average mark of 60 – 69% in the 180 credits required for award.
What happens if you fail a module at uni first year BCU?
If you fail some elements of your course, you may still be able to progress to the next year, repeating those outstanding elements as you go. However, depending on the nature of the failure, it may be decided that you cannot progress to the next year until you have passed the failed elements of your course.
Is a 1st class degree good?
A First-Class degree, commonly known as a ‘first’ or 1st, is the highest honours degree achievable, and is well respected by employers. Students must get a percentage above 70% to be awarded this degree, thus it is very challenging indeed.
What is the good degree rate at Staffordshire University?
Staffordshire University has seen an incremental rise in good degrees for its taught students since 2013/14 from 63% to 73.5% (a rise of 9.5%) . Currently, our good degree rates are in line with the sector.
Where is staffstaffordshire University?
Staffordshire University is a university in Staffordshire, England. It has one main campus based in the city of Stoke-on-Trent and three other campuses; in Stafford, Lichfield and Shrewsbury.
What happens if I join Staffordshire University part way through Level 5?
If you joined Staffordshire University part way through level 5 or on level 6 and have not studied at least 60 level 5 credits, we will work out your classification based on your level 6 modules only. We will remove your lowest module mark, up to a maximum of 30 credits.
What types of courses does Staffordshire University offer?
Types of courses we offer Staffordshire University coursesspan a wide range of qualifications from short, flexible learning courses to doctoral degrees. Terms and words we use Words can be confusing, but we’ve listed some key words in our glossary.