How much does undegraduate grades matter?Watch
To give a bit of context: the uni here is public and there are no rules about failing or low grades. There are rules about consecutive failures in consecutive semesters, being absent for consecutive semesters and a time limit for completing the credits though.
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Does that mean that if I finish my degree with, say, 5.5 here, I would be required a entirely new degree to meet the 2:1 standard? If I understood it right, that's sad.
Whether this applies to International/EU students can vary between universities and courses. However if you're not achieving academically at undergrad level, it does indicate that you might struggle at Masters level. They're much more concentrated and intense than a degree. Certainly a series of undergrad fails and zeros wouldn't suggest a future as a PhD researcher.
a) Will you have a chance with a 2:2? => Very unlikely.
b) Does your bad grades now mean you wouldn't be able to take up a PHD anyway? It totally depends where and at which university you do your undergrad now, because grades and selection methods vary over Europe as well as wether a Master will be more difficult or easier than a undergrad for you, so just work hard and think about a PHD, when it is time for it.
Depending on subject, a 2:2 is acceptable in some universities.
Year 2 out of 5 required, but with so many failures, won't be completing in the next 3 years.
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Depending on which university you go for, 2:2 is OK, 3 is really stretching it, a degree without honours basically means you don't have a degree. But you can have work experience to compensate.