What are the degree classifications?
Bachelors (Honours) Degrees will be classified
70 or above
- Class 2, Division (i) 60-69
- Class 2, Division (ii) 50-59
A result for module or programme of less than 40 will be a
Classifications at borderlines are considered against this
The Ordinary degree of Bachelor may be awarded
to students achieving 260 credits including 60 at Level 3.
Foundation Degrees will be classified on the
- Distinction 70 or above
60 - 69
40 - 59
Degree classification depends on the performance of a student in
Bachelors degrees will normally be classified on the basis of
all modules taken in the second and third levels of a degree
programme, weighted according to their credit points. Exceptions to
this arrangement will have been agreed by the Quality and Student
Experience Committee for specific programmes or individuals and
will normally require classification on the basis of level 3
Foundation degrees will be classified on the basis of all
modules taken in the first and second levels of the programme,
weighted according to their credit points.