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Grading schema for coursework subjects

At UTS when you are studying by coursework you receive a grade for each subject completed.

In most situations you will also receive a progressive grade point average (GPA) indicating your overall performance in a course.

Subject grades

For each coursework subject you complete you are awarded one of the following grades:

  •  High Distinction

    Mark range: 85-100%
    Work of outstanding quality on all objectives of the subject.

  • Distinction

    Mark range: 75-84%
    Work of superior quality on all objectives of the subject.

  • Credit

    Mark range: 65-74%
    Work of good quality showing more than satisfactory achievement on all objectives of the subject.

  •  Pass

    Mark range: 50-64%
    Work showing a satisfactory achievement on all objectives of the subject.

  • Fail (X)

    Mark range: 50% or more
    Unsatisfactory performance in a compulsory component.

  •  Fail

    Mark range: 0-49%
    Work showing an unsatisfactory achievement on one or more objectives of the subject.

  • W - Withheld

    Result withheld.

  • Q - Results Pending

    Awaiting the completion of a project, clinical practice or final exam.

Some subjects are ungraded, in these cases only a Pass or Fail grade is awarded.

 

Student and related rules:
Schedule 3 - Results and Grades