Pass Conceded

Students enrolled in Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment courses only

This process is pursuant to Assessment (Higher Education Courses)-Procedure (sections 40 – 42)

If you are applying for a Science, Engineering and Built Environment unit however you are completing your course in another faculty, you will need to apply to that faculty.

Students may apply to the Faculty Committee for a pass conceded grade where the final mark is between 45% and 49% (inclusive). A pass conceded grade may be awarded where all of the following condiditons are met:

  • the student is one credit point short of completing their program of study
  • the student has not failed any hurdle requirement for the unit for which the pass conceded grade is being considered
  • the student has not been awarded a pass conceded grade for any other unit in the course or articulated suite of courses
  • the student must have received a fail grade for no more than the number of units specified below for each degree type:
Degree Number of units in which fail grade may have been received
Three-year undergraduate degree a fail grade in no more than three other units
Four- or five-year undergraduate degree a fail grade in no more than four other units
Combined degrees a fail grade in no more than two other units in the relevant degree of the combined degree program- a student is eligible to be considered for a pass conceded grade in each of the component degrees
Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma a fail in no more than one other unit
Masters by coursework a fail in no more than two other units

The Faculty will consider the recommendations of the Course Director when deciding whether to award a pass conceded grade.

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Questions?

If you have any queries regarding the process, please contact the faculty campus office


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