University of Northampton Grades

University of Northampton Logo

University of Northampton Grades

Overall module grades

GRADE DESCRIPTION FOR LEVELS 4-6 (UNDERGRADUATE) DESCRIPTION FOR LEVELS 7-8 (POSTGRADUATE)
A+/A/A- Equivalent to first class standard Equivalent to distinction standard
B+/B/B- Equivalent to upper second class standard Equivalent to merit standard
C+/C/C- Equivalent to lower second class standard Equivalent to pass standard
D+/D/D- Equivalent to third class standard Not available for postgraduate study
E You failed this module marginally (F+). In line with the academic regulations, this marginal fail has been condoned. You do not need to repeat this module. Not available for postgraduate study
F+/F/F-/FL Fail. You may have the option to repeat this module (subject to academic regulations), to attend teaching and repeat assignments/examinations; there are additional charges for repeat modules. Fail. You may have the option to repeat this module (subject to academic regulations), to attend teaching and repeat assignments/examinations; there are additional charges for repeat modules.
GRADE DESCRIPTION
G The work you submitted is not at a standard that can be graded. You may have the option to repeat this module, to attend teaching and repeat assignments/examinations; there are additional charges for repeat modules (subject to academic regulations).
HF+/HF/HF-/HFL You have failed this module, however you had mitigating circumstances upheld for one or more assessment elements. You are not permitted to retake assessments for this module, but instead you may have the option to repeat this module, to attend teaching and repeat assignments/examinations; there are additional charges for repeat modules. This module failure will not be counted towards to your total accumulated failure (subject to academic regulations).
HG The work you submitted is not at a standard that can be graded, however you had mitigating circumstances upheld for one or more assessment elements. You may have the option to repeat this module, to attend teaching and repeat assignments/examinations; there are additional charges for repeat modules. This module failure will not be counted towards to your total accumulated failure (subject to academic regulations).
ZZ The outcome for this module is not available, instead, the decision has been deferred. This may be because the grades are unavailable or that we are waiting for the outcome of an academic misconduct hearing.

An asterisk (*) against any of the above grades indicates that you may have an outstanding opportunity at one or more assessment items for that module.

Non-framework and Short Courses: please refer to your Course/Module handbook for an explanation of your results.