How UK Universities grade UG students

When you graduate employers will ask you the classification (e.g. 2.1) of your degree. This article will give you an overview of how UK universities mark you as it differs from the way your previous qualifications are graded. You are marked out of 100% with percentages being  grouped into a ‘class’. 70-100% = First class honours (1st) 60-69% = Upper second class honours (2:1) 54-59% = Lower second class honours (2:2) 42-53% = Third class ordinary degree (3rd) If you get 38-41% this is a pass and not part of…

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