Annex 12

Agreed Weightings, by Faculty, to be applied for the Purposes of Calculating the Final Programme Mark and Degree Classification in Modular Undergraduate Degree Programmes

Faculty

Type of Programme

Bachelor’s three year honours degree

 

Bachelor’s four year honours degree with a year in Industry or Study Abroad

Integrated four years Master’s degree

Integrated four years Master’s degree with year in Industry or Study Abroad

Integrated five year Masters degree with year in Industry or Study Abroad

Arts

0:40:60

0:30:10:60

0:10:40:50

0:15:10:75

-

Engineering

0:25:75

0:15:10:75

0:10:40:50

0:15:10:75

0:10:10:30:50

Biomedical Sciences

0:25:75

0:15:10:75

0:10:40:50

0:15:10:75

-

Science (by school):

Biological Sciences

0:25:75

-

0:10:40:50

-

-

Chemistry

0:25:75

0:15:10:75

0:10:40:50

0:15:10:75

-

Earth Sciences

0:25:75

-

0:10:40:50

0:15:10:75

-

Experimental Psychology

0:40:60

-

0:10:40:50

-

-

Geographical Sciences

0:25:75

0:15:10:75

0:10:40:50

0:15:10:75

-

Mathematics

0:25:75

0:15:10:75

0:10:40:50

0:15:10:75

-

Physics

0:25:75

0:15:10:75

0:10:40:50

0:15:10:75

-

Health Sciences

0:25:75

0:15:10:75

-

-

-

Social Sciences and Law (by school):

Sociology, Politics and International Studies*

0:40:60
(0:25:75)

0:30:10:60
(0:15:10:75)

0:20:30:50

-

-

Policy Studies**

0:40:60
(0:25:75)

0:15:10:75

0:20:30:50

-

-

Education

0:40:60

-

-

-

-

Economics, Finance and Management

0:40:60

0:30:10:60

0:20:30:50

-

-

Law

0:40:60

0:30:10:60

-

-

-

* The weighting for classifying undergraduate honours degrees in the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies applies to new entrants from 2015/16. The weightings for entrants prior to this date are in parentheses.

** The weighting for classifying undergraduate honours degrees in the School of Policy Studies applies to new entrants from 2016/17. The weightings for entrants prior to this date are in parentheses.

Generic Weightings for the Differing Programmes to be applied for the Purposes of Calculating the Final Programme Mark and Degree Classification in Modular Undergraduate Degree Programmes

Programme

Weighting of years

Aegrotat degree (unclassified)

N/A

Ordinary degree (unclassified)

N/A

Bachelor’s honours degree by intercalation

0:0:100

Bachelor’s three year honours degree

  • for subjects where there is an emphasis on the incremental skills, knowledge and understanding that will be accumulated during the programme, the weighting rule gives a significantly higher weighting to the final year.
  • for subjects in which a more balanced weighting is deemed appropriate with some recognition of progression.

 

0:25:75

 

or

 

0:40:60

Bachelor’s four year honours degree that includes and requires study abroad or in industry (i.e. away from the University) for one academic year

  • for subjects where there is an emphasis on the incremental skills, knowledge and understanding that will be accumulated during the programme, the weighting rule gives a significantly higher weighting to the final year.
  • for subjects in which a more balanced weighting is deemed appropriate with some recognition of progression.

 

 

0:15:10:75

or

0:30:10:60

Integrated four year master’s degree (spent entirely at Bristol)

  • for subjects where there is an emphasis on the incremental skills, knowledge and understanding that will be accumulated during the programme, the weighting rule gives a significantly higher weighting to the final years of study
  • for subjects in which a more balanced weighting is deemed appropriate with some recognition of progression.

0:10:40:50

or

0:20:30:50

Integrated four year master’s degree that includes and requires study abroad or in industry (i.e. away from the University) for one academic year

0:15:10:75

Integrated five year master’s degree that includes and requires study abroad or in industry (i.e. away from the University) for one academic year

0:10:10:30:50

Professional five year undergraduate programmes

N/A