Legend of grades

Legend of grades

There are a range of grades that you might receive for an assessment task, or when you complete a subject. The table below lists the grades, what they mean, and in some cases includes some further explanatory information.

Available grades
 

Grade Name Notes
HD High Distinction (85%-100%)  
D Distinction (75%-84%)  
C Credit (65%-74%)  
P Pass (50%-64%)  
PS Pass Supplementary Implemented 2012; identifies students who have successfully completed a supplementary assessment
F Fail (0%-49%)  
CO Complete  
IPC In Progress Coursework Implemented in Autumn 2008 to replace NC
IPR In Progress Research Implemented in Autumn 2008 to replace NC
S Satisfactory  
U Unsatisfactory  
E Excellent Graduate Medicine subjects only
WH Withheld Implemented in Autumn 2008 to replace WA, WM, WO
WHE Withheld Extension Implemented in Autumn 2008 to replace WE
WD Withheld Deferred Exam Implemented 2012; identifies students sitting a deferred exam (conducted by SSD) as a result of an academic consideration application
WS Withheld Supplementary Exam Implemented 2012; identifies students offered a supplementary end of session exam (conducted by SSD) as a result of a final mark achieved.
ND Not Declared Implemented in Autumn 2008 to replace NX
TF Technical Fail  

Discontinued grades

The following grades have been discontinued.

Grade Name Notes
WA Withheld - assessment incomplete Discontinued in 2008, replaced by WH
WM Withheld - medical/compassional grounds Discontinued in 2008, replaced by WH
WO Withheld - other Discontinued in 2008, replaced by WH
WE Withheld - extension Discontinued in 2008, replaced by WHE
NX Incomplete Discontinued in 2008, replaced by ND
NC Not Complete Discontinued in 2008, replaced by IPC and IPR
PC Pass Conceded (45%-49%) Discontinued in 2012
PR Pass Restricted (45%-49%) Discontinued in 2012

Wollongong Teachers' College grades

The following grades were applicable between 1962 and 1974:

Grade Name
D Distinction
C Credit
P Pass
F Failure
W Withdrawal
WF Withdrawal/Fail
I Incomplete
E Exempt

 

Last reviewed: 16 November, 2018