Is a 2 1 from St Andrews Good?

At St Andrews we seem to have an unhealthy obsession with Firsts. At any other university a 14, or 2:1, is a good grade, approved of by many. Yet here in the bubble anything less than a 16 is ‘not great’. We feel inferior, judged, sub-standard, and beneath our peers who have achieved the coveted First.

What is a 4.0 GPA in Scotland?

Converting British grades into GPA +70% = 4.0.

How does St Andrews grading work?

The University of St Andrews operates a 20-point common reporting scale. A grade is attached to a module and provides a numeric value between 0 and 20 (to one decimal place) to express the final outcome of a module.

What grade is a 25%?

Letter grade 100 pt scale 25 pt scale
A 90- 100 24-25
A- 22.5-23.75
B+ 86-89 21.5-22.25
B 80-85 20.75-21.25

Is St Andrews Uni Boring?

The town of St Andrews is just a perfect place for studying, with little distraction and an outstandingly high quality of life. The campus facilities are great. The union is pretty good too however it does get very repetitive at times so it makes it a bit boring.

What GPA is a 2.1 UK?

Postgraduate : University of the West Indies – A score of 63% or B+ (GPA of 3.0) is considered comparable to a UK 2.1 while a score of C or 50% is considered comparable to a UK 2.2.

What percentage is an A+ in Scotland?

The modern Higher is Level 6 on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework….Grades.

Band Percentage
1: A 85% and above
2: A 70% – 84%
3: B 65% – 69%
4: B 60% – 64%

What is a 1st in a degree?

UK degree classifications are as follows: First-Class Honours (First or 1st) (70% and above) Upper Second-Class Honours (2:1, 2. i) (60-70%)

What is a 20 point scale?

The University uses a 20-point common reporting scale for grades. A grade is attached to a module and provides a numeric value between 0 and 20 (to one decimal place) to express the final outcome of a module.

What is a 25 out of 100?

Therefore the fraction 25/100 as a percentage is 25%.

Does the University of St Andrews convert grades into percentages?

The University of St Andrews does not provide conversion of grades attained into percentages. Since the academic year 1994/95 the University of St Andrews has used a 20-point common reporting scale, not a percentage scale, to report both module grades and overall degree results.

When are the conversions from the conversion tables effective?

Each conversion table is effective from the date specified on that table. (For grade conversions from the University of Hong Kong, please refer to the United States conversion table.)

Will my module titles appear on my St Andrews hear transcript?

Module titles from our overseas partners will not appear on your St Andrews HEAR (Higher Education Achievement Report) transcript. However, the St Andrews HEAR transcript will indicate that you spent a year or semester abroad at the host university, and will contain the converted credits and grades achieved overseas.

How are conversions approved by the Deans?

The conversions are then submitted to the Deans for approval of the methodology used. The partner institution’s grades are taken as accurate and application of the standard conversion rate is expected by the Deans. Any departures from the standard conversion rates are exceptional and must be fully explained and justified by the School.