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Uni Grades and Percentages? How does it work?

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    So basically my course has that 25% from 2nd year and 75% from final year type of degree classification. However although i have more than 25% of good grades in second year my overall average is still low because of some bad grades in Semester A.

    So now I was just wondering, based on this, does my uni look at grades specifically from each module so it doesn't matter than my year average is 2;2 or will it still go on my transcript as a 2:2? or will it go on as me having achieved my 25% from 2nd year?

    I don't understand if i should be angry because i got a **** average and didn't hit my target or if i should be happy because i got 4 high grades which i can use as my 25%.

    Can someone please help and explain this too me about whether the yearly classification matters or if it's more about the individual grade results??


    They don't take 25% of your 2nd year grades and 75% of your third year grades. They take an average of your 2nd year grades and that makes up 25% of your degree, then the other 75% is made up of the average of your 3rd year grades.

    So you calculate it like this:

    (your second year average * 0.25) + (your third year average * 0.75) = your final average, which turns into your classification
    • Thread Starter

    Ohhh thankyou so much for explaining this to me. It's been confusing me
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