Results key

Here you will find the results and grades Deakin and their meaning.

Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Result

Description

Meaning

HD

High Distinction

80% and over

D

Distinction

70 - 79%

C

Credit

60 - 69%

P

Pass

50 - 59%

N

Fail

below 50%

UP

Ungraded Pass

used when pass or fail are the only possible outcomes for the unit

EP

External Institution Pass    

used when a student obtains a pass or higher grade in a unit completed at another institution under a cross-institutional enrolment arrangement.

PC

Pass Conceded

a grade that may be awarded by the relevant Faculty Committee for one unit in any course to enable a student to satisfy the requirements of the course in which they are enrolled, provided that the student has achieved a minimum of 45% in the unit and satisfied any other requirements as specified in the Assessment (Higher Education Courses) procedure.

RI

Result not finalised

used where it is not possible to finalise an individual student's result at the time of submission of results

RIA

Result not finalised

special assessment task granted in response to application for Special Consideration (outcome 4)

RIE

Result not finalised

special assessment task (examination) granted in response to application for Special Consideration (outcome 3)

RP

Result not applicable

a unit that commences in one academic year and is completed in another academic year or for linked units that are studied concurrently or in subsequent teaching periods

RW

Result withheld


SAA

Assessment pending

supplementary assessment task awarded by the relevant Faculty Committee

SAE

Assessment pending

supplementary assessment task (examination) awarded by the relevant Faculty Committee

WE

Withdrawn early

withdrawn by relevant census date

WL

Withdrawn late

Withdrawn without academic penalty after relevant census date

WN

Withdrawn fail

Fail, withdrawn after deadline for withdrawing, academic penalty incurred

WR

Withdrawn

Withdrawn, debt remission, without academic penalty

WRN

Withdrawn

Withdrawn, debt remission, with academic penalty (normally applied where a student withdraws from a unit for the second time or following the unsuccessful completion of a significant assessment component)

XA

Not to be assessed yet

used where it is not possible to finalise results for all students in a unit at the time of submission of results due to the particular requirements of the unit (e.g. clinical placement)

XN

Failure, not assessed

used for those students who did not submit any of the required assessment

Honours

Grades listed below are used for units studied during the honours year. Overall honours grade is not submitted on a unit result entry sheet. It is recorded against the course when a student's qualified status is determined.

Result Description Meaning
H1 First Class Honours 80% and over
H2A Second Class Honours Division A 70 - 79%
H2B Second Class Honours Division B 60 - 69%
H3 Third Class Honours 50 - 59%

Research

The following grades shall be used for students enrolled in Masters by Research and PhD courses ONLY

ResultDescription
SPSatisfactory progress
IPProgress report not finalised
IPRIncomplete progress (through no fault of the candidates)
UPRUnsatisfactory progress

Archived results

A full list of results used before 1993 can be viewed on the Key to results codes for years prior to 1993 website.

There are also results listed below which are not currently used, but have been part of the grading schema since 1993.

Result DescriptionMeaning
XLIndividual progression (self paced learning units)Used for Deakin Australia (Technology Management Courses) where the unit is being continued in the next Semester
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