Subject results and grades explained

Current Students Exams & Results Subject results and grades explained

Subject results and grades explained

Current results

Grade

Percentage

Definition

HD

85%-100%

Pass with High Distinction

D

75%-84%

Pass with Distinction

C

65%-74%

Pass with Credit

P

50%-64%

Pass

PC

48-49%

Pass Conceded (may not be used as a prerequisite without permission of the relevant College Dean)

S

 

Satisfactory (a passing level in an ungraded subject)

N<50%Fail

U

 

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

WD Withdrawn (withdrew before the prescribed last date for withdrawal without academic penalty) (Administrative process only)

WF

 

Fail (withdrew after the prescribed last date for withdrawal without academic penalty)

X

 

Fail (did not sit for examination(s), or did not complete assessment requirements worth at least 80% of the total possible marks, or deferred examination not granted.)

SP

 

Pass after sitting a supplementary examination or supplementary assessment

SPC

 

Pass Conceded after sitting a supplementary examination or supplementary assessment (may not be used as a prerequisite without permission of the College Dean)

SS

 

Satisfactory after sitting a supplementary examination or supplementary assessment (a passing level in an ungraded subject)

Interim subject results

Grade

Definition

RW

Result Withheld (student assessment requirements are outstanding)

AI

Assessment Incomplete (College assessment process is incomplete)

NSE*

Fail (supplementary examination granted)

NSA*Fail (supplementary assessment granted)

ED

Deferred examination granted

KU

Interim result for a subject which forms part of a subject chain

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Withdrawn subject (does not appear on official records)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

SP-Pass Minus after sitting supplementary exam (a borderline pass – Engineering only)
SNFail after sitting a supplementary exam
SUUnsatisfactory after sitting a supplementary exam (failed to reach a passing level in an ungraded subject)
SXFail –did not sit a supplementary exam
P-Pass Minus (a borderline pass – Engineering only)

More information

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