Subject results and grades explained

Students Exams & Results Subject results and grades explained

Current grades

Grade

Definition

HD

Pass with High Distinction

D

Pass with Distinction

C

Pass with Credit

P

Pass

PC

Pass Conceded (may not be used as a prerequisite without permission of Head of School

S

Satisfactory (a passing level in an ungraded subject)

P-

Pass Minus (a borderline pass – Engineering only)

N

Failure

U

Unsatisfactory (failed to reach a passing level in an ungraded subject)

WF

Fail (withdrew after the prescribed date for withdrawal)

X

Fail (did not sit for exam/s or did not complete at least 80% of assessment requirements or deferred exam not granted)

SP

Pass after sitting supplementary exam

SPC

Pass Conceded after sitting supplementary exam (may not be used as prerequisite without special permission of the Head of School)

SP-

Pass Minus after sitting supplementary exam (a borderline pass – Engineering only)

SS

Satisfactory after sitting supplementary exam (a passing level in an ungraded subject)

SN

Fail after sitting a supplementary exam

SU

Unsatisfactory after sitting a supplementary exam (failed to reach a passing level in an ungraded subject)

SX

Fail –did not sit a supplementary exam

Interim subject results

Grade

Definition

RW

Result Withheld (assessment requirements are outstanding)

AI

Assessment Incomplete (School’s assessment process is incomplete)

NS

Failure (supplementary exam granted)

ED

Deferred Exam granted

KU

Interim result (for a subject that forms part of a subject chain)

N/A

Not applicable (time-based subjects are not assigned a grade at subject level)

WD

Withdrawn from subject (does not appear on official record)

*

Result not yet released

Honours results

Grade

Definition

I Hons

Class I

IIA Hons

Class II Division A

IIB Hons

Class II Division B

III Hons

Class III

Class teaching results

Grade

Definition

D

Distinction

C

Credit

PP

Pass Plus

P

Pass

PM

Pass Minus

F

Fail

Discontinued subject results

Grade

Definition

CS

Withdrawn subject (does not appear on official records)

PU

Pass (assessed on a pass/fail basis only) – not awarded after 1984

PQ

Pass Qualifying (may be used as a prerequisite for further subject enrolment) – not awarded after 1970

PT

Pass Terminating (may not be used as prerequisite without permission of Head of School) – not awarded after 1970

Q

Qualified (successfully completed all requirements for subject that constitutes part of the requirements of final honours year BA(Hon) and BEd-BA(Hons) or Master of Letters, but has not yet completed all degree requirements; subject may be incorporated in final result)

H

Pass at Honours level (TAFE result only) – not awarded after 1990.

EX

Exempt from subject

K

Exempt from subject (TAFE result only) – not awarded after 1990

EXT

Extension granted

X

Fail (did not sit for exam/s or did not complete at least 80% of assessment requirements or withdrew after prescribed date for withdrawal without academic penalty or deferred exam not granted)

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When associated with subject results, means that the subject was assessed on a pass/fail basis only

More information

See also Grade Point Average (GPA). Contact the Student Centre if you need more information.