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    AS Film studies- B

    60% exam
    40% coursework

    exam result- 96/120 = 80% A
    Coursework result- 63/80= 79% B

    So i got 159/200 overall which is 79.5% and shouldn't this be rounded up to 80% which is an A?

    or am i being a plonker
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    Grade boundaries aren't worked out via percentage, but by UMS - you need 160 for an A. You're only 1 UMS off, so it might be worth getting a remark!
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    (Original post by NJam)
    Grade boundaries aren't worked out via percentage, but by UMS - you need 160 for an A. You're only 1 UMS off, so it might be worth getting a remark!
    how do you work out what UMS you get?
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    (Original post by Maisie10)
    how do you work out what UMS you get?

    First, check the marks you've been given are NOT in UMS (i.e. if your total possible mark is greater than the marks available on the actual exam, it's in UMS.)

    Example:

    exam result- 96/120 = 80% A

    if on the actual exam the max mark is say, 60, then the mark above is in UMS. If not, look below.

    Here is the AQA one:

    http://www.aqa.org.uk/exams-administ...t-marks-to-ums

    Edexcel:

    http://www.edexcel.com/i-am-a/studen...our-marks.aspx

    Not sure about OCR (Sorry)
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    If those are your results they are almost certainly Ums already.

    You are missing 1 ums mark for an A
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    Your results are given as ums marks.

    160 is required for an A and although that's 80% it's worked out by marks rather than percentage. If you want to go by percentages, you need a minimum of 80% for an A; 79.5% is not 80%.
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    (Original post by Maisie10)
    how do you work out what UMS you get?
    As stated above, the marks you have received are almost certainly already in UMS.
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    thanks everyone. Gonna get a remark
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    (Original post by Maisie10)
    thanks everyone. Gonna get a remark
    Good luck Hope it gets raised!
 
 
 
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