Appeal Checklist Question 6i

If your results are just below the boundary for a higher class degree you do not have grounds for appeal. Even if you satisfy both criteria (your final average fell 2% or less below one of the classification boundaries and at least 4 half unit marks counting in the final stage were in or above the higher class) College Regulations indicate that The Sub-board will not  automatically raise your degree classification into the next class; rather they  make this decision taking into account the views of the Visiting Examiners and your performance in particular courses (as determined in the regulations for individual programmes of study). The Sub-board of Examiners exercised  its academic judgement in deciding whether or not you should be awarded the higher classification and therefore this decision cannot be appealed.


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