Strathlife Student journey

You’re now into University life and before you know it the first semester is coming to an end and there’s assessments to hand in and exams to sit.  Here’s some important information about them.

Award classification

The University applies the following criteria for Undergraduate Honours and Postgraduate Taught courses:

UG Honours Programmes

First Class Honours: > 70 %

Upper Second Class Honours: 60 to 69 %

Lower Second Class Honours: 50 to 59 %

Third Class Honours: 40 to 49 %

Pass Degree: 360 credits with 60 SHE Level 3 credits or above

PG Taught and Integrated Masters Programmes

Distinction: > 70 %

Merit: 60 to 69 %

Pass: 50 to 59%