UK universities test new grading system

Last week it was announced that over 20 UK universities will test a new way of grading degrees. The new grading system will be based on a student’s average point score to help give employers a more accurate impression of a student’s academic ability.

It is intended that the extra information will work alongside the existing degree grading system. Tests will be between November and next July with findings being published in the autumn of 2014. 

The proposed grading system:

UK University grade changes

Source: BBC – Universities testing more detailed degrees

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