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Candidates who fail to meet the requirements for the award of an honours degree may be eligible for an interim or exit award.

If the award that that appears on ICON (your online student record) or statement of results is not your expected award there may be several reasons for this

  • Undergraduate students registered on Bachelors degrees

    Exit awards:
    • Certificate in Higher Education (Cert HE): If you have been awarded this, you will have obtained a minimum of 120 credits (or over but less than 240 credits) but you may have have confirmed fails (shown as CF) in your profile that stop you from progressing further and obtaining your intended degree or award.
    • Diploma in Higher Education (Dip HE): If you have been this, you will have obtained 240 credits (or over but less than 300 credits) and have confirmed fails (shown as CF) in your profile that stop you from progressing further and obtaining your intended degree or award.
    • BA/BSc/LLB/BEng (Ordinary): If your status on your Statement of Results and in ICON is ‘Former Student – Awarded’ and you have been awarded an Ordinary degree you will have obtained 300 credits (or over but less than 360 credits) and have confirmed fails (shown as CF) in your profile that stop you from obtaining your intended degree or award.
    Certificate:

    If you have been awarded an exit award, you will be sent a certificate and transcript of results.

    Graduation:

    If you have registered your attendance at graduation and have been awarded a DipHE or Ordinary degree as an exit award you will be eligible to attend.

     
     
     
  • Postgraduate students

    Final awards

    Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert): If you have been awarded a Postgraduate Certificate you will have obtained 60 credits (or over but less than the credit required for your intended award) and have either confirmed fails (shown as CF) in your profile or exceeded the maximum credit permitted for reassessment at postgraduate level that stop you from progressing further and obtaining your intended award.

    Postgraduate Diploma(PG Dip): if you have been awarded a Postgraduate Diploma you will have obtained 120 credits (or over but less than 180 credits) and have either confirmed fails (shown as CF) in your profile or exceeded the maximum credit permitted for reassessment at postgraduate level that stop you from progressing further and obtaining your intended award.

    Maximum credit permitted for reassessment at postgraduate level is:
      Award                    Maximum Number of Reassessed Credits
      Masters  80
      PGDip  60
      PGCert  40
    Certificate:

    If you have been awarded a final award, you will be sent a certificate and transcript of results.

    Graduation:

    If you have registered your attendance at graduation and have been awarded a PgC or PgD you will be eligible to attend.

     

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