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    Hi, I am just wondering if I was to get a Merit in one of my units and got distinctions in the rest of them how would this affect my final grade? I am wanting to achieve at least one D* if i can. I'm doing the extended diploma. Thanks.

    Yes, you can get D*D*D* with

    15 Distinctions and 3 Merits,
    16 Distinctions 2 Merits,
    17 Distinctions 1 Merit,
    17 Distinctions and 1 Pass

    these are based on dong 18x 10 credit units

    if you want to know how to work it out multiply the unit credit value (usually they are 10) by the grade value (Dist=9, Merit=8, Pass=7) add up the total score

    below i have put the points for all the D* grade profiles

    D*D*D* = 1590-1620
    D*D*D = 1660-1589
    D*DD = 1530-1559

    Hope this helps
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