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1. Hi everyone.. I want a first in this degree.. i will put a breakdown of my results and the percentages.. can someone tell me what the minimal grade i will need in order to get a first please? My grades are not awesome at all but pLEASE HELP ME.. i would really appreciate it! kindah panicking right now!

Module A- worth 37.5%

Module B- worth 25%

Module C- 37.5%

I have just received Module A results and i have got 55.38% in in it.

module B is made up of 2 papers.. one is worth 75% and the other 25%

module C is made up of a dissertation which is worth 80% and another exam worth 20%.

what grades do i need in minimal to make up a first class honours (which is 70% overall) is it even possible?!

if i do extremely well in exam.. so considering i do well in all exams.. can someone put this into account too as I'm not good at writing dissertations!

also.. i found the following equation... dont really understand it... maybe this might help you guys.
(A x 37.5/100) + (B x 25/100) + (C x 37.5/100) = Final Mark
2. (Original post by Honey:))
Hi everyone.. I want a first in this degree.. i will put a breakdown of my results and the percentages.. can someone tell me what the minimal grade i will need in order to get a first please? My grades are not awesome at all but pLEASE HELP ME.. i would really appreciate it! kindah panicking right now!

Module A- worth 37.5%

Module B- worth 25%

Module C- 37.5%

I have just received Module A results and i have got 55.38% in in it.

module B is made up of 2 papers.. one is worth 75% and the other 25%

module C is made up of a dissertation which is worth 80% and another exam worth 20%.

what grades do i need in minimal to make up a first class honours (which is 70% overall) is it even possible?!

if i do extremely well in exam.. so considering i do well in all exams.. can someone put this into account too as I'm not good at writing dissertations!

also.. i found the following equation... dont really understand it... maybe this might help you guys.
(A x 37.5/100) + (B x 25/100) + (C x 37.5/100) = Final Mark
Use this formula:

is your percentage for the 75% paper of module B and is your percentage for the other module B paper.

is your module C dissertation percentage and is your module C exam percentage.
3. (Original post by notnek)
Use this formula:

is your percentage for the 75% paper of module B and is your percentage for the other module B paper.

is your module C dissertation percentage and is your module C exam percentage.
how do i use this formula?
4. (Original post by Honey:))
how do i use this formula?
Check my edit above. I changed the formula to this:

E.g. if you got 40% in B1 you would do

20.7675 + 0.1875 x 40 + ....

You do the same for all the other papers and add it all together.
5. (Original post by notnek)
Check my edit above. I changed the formula to this:

E.g. if you got 40% in B1 you would do

20.7675 + 0.1875 x 40 + ....

You do the same for all the other papers and add it all together.
what are my minimum marks i can get if i want 70% in total??
6. (Original post by Honey:))
what are my minimum marks i can get if i want 70% in total??
What do you mean by 'minimum marks'?

E.g. you could get 5% in one paper and 95% in another and get over 70%.

You should experiment with different marks that you think you could get and see what the formula gives you.
7. (Original post by Honey:))
how do i use this formula?
(Original post by Honey:))
what are my minimum marks i can get if i want 70% in total??
Don't medical students have to understand figures so that when they become doctors they don't kill patients with wrong dosages of drugs???
8. (Original post by notnek)
What do you mean by 'minimum marks'?

E.g. you could get 5% in one paper and 95% in another and get over 70%.

You should experiment with different marks that you think you could get and see what the formula gives you.
for the different modules.. what are the marks i need to get 70? is it even possible? say i was aiming for 80% and above in each paper?
9. (Original post by Honey:))
for the different modules.. what are the marks i need to get 70? is it even possible? say i was aiming for 80% and above in each paper?
If you got 80% in everything:

20.7675 + (0.1875 x 80) + (0.0625 x 80) + (0.3 x 80) + (0.075 x 80) = 70.7675

So you would get over 70%.

Please try using the formula yourself if you need more information. Let me know if you still don't understand how to use it.

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