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Grading System

UNILUS hereby adopts the following grading system for undergraduates:

Undergraduate


PERCENTAGE GRADE POINTS DESCRIPTION
86%-100% A+ 5 Distinction
76%-85% A 4 Distinction
66% - 75% B+ 3 Meritorious
61% - 65% B 2 Saticifactory
56% - 60% C+ 1 Clear Pass
50% - 55% C 0 Pass
0% - 49% D 0 Fail
- WP - Withdrew with permission
- Exempt - Exempted
- ABS - Absent
- DQ - Disqualified
- LT - Left Examination before attempt
- F - Fail in a Practical/Oral/Industrial Attachment/Supplementary Examination/Redemption Test or Assignment
- S - Pass in a Practical/Oral/Industrial Attachment/Supplementary Examination/Redemption Test or Assignment
- SUPP - To take Supplementary Examinations
- NE - No Examination Taken
- DF - Deferred Examinations
- DC - Deceased

Classification of Undergraduate Degrees

Grade of a degree

All undergraduate degrees shall be classified Distinction, Merit, Credit or Pass.

Calculation of the grade of the degree

The points based classification of the undergraduate degrees shall be applied as follows for the aggregate grades obtained in the total number of courses sat in the third and fourth years only: 

  Classification
No. of courses Distinction Merit Credit Pass
12 42.5+ 30.5-42 18.5-30 0-18
13 46+ 33-45.5 20-32.5 0-19.5
14 49.5+ 35.5-49 21.5-35 0-21
15 53+ 38-52.5 23-37.5 0-22.5
16 56.5+ 40.5-56 24.5-40 0-24
17 60+ 43-59.5 26-42.5 0-25.5
18 63.5+ 45.5-63 27.5-45 0-27
19 67+ 48-66.5 29-47.5 0-28.5

Please note that the Bsc Honours in Accounting and Finance is not classified.

Postgraduate

Percentage Literal Points Description
75-100 A 4.0 Distinction
70-74 B+ 3.5 Meritorious
60-69 B 3.0 Very Satisfactory
56-59 C+ 2.5 Definite Pass
50-55 C 2.0 Bare Pass
40-49 D 1 Bare Fail
0-39 F _ Fail
S     Pass in a Practical/Oral/Industrial Attachment/ Supplementary Examination/Redemption Test or Assignment
NE     No Examination Taken
WP     Withdraw with Permission

NOTE THAT THE FINAL DECISION ON THE GRADING SYSTEM LIES WITH THE UNIVERSITY SENATE.