Grades

The following information applies to all students who are enrolled from September 2014 onwards in programs offered by School of Engineering and School of Business including students in the English Language Program.

 

Grading Rules for English Language Program

The below grading notations are used for students in the English Language Programs for cohorts commencing anytime:

 

Honors (H)

The student has passed the course with an overall grade of 80% or above.

P

The student has passed the course with an overall grade of 65% to 79%.

R

The student has received an overall grade of 64% or below. The student needs to repeat the course.

PE-S

Pass.  IELTS or TOEFL certificate submitted after Census Date.

 

 

Grading Rules for School of Engineering and School of Business

ACK uses the following grading scale and rules for all students who are enrolled from September 2014 onwards in programs offered by School of Engineering and School of Business. Students should refer to the Grading Policy (çinsert as a link) (ACK.PL.VPAC.05) for complete information.

 

The common grades allocated to Diploma and Bachelor courses are listed below.  A complete list of codes is included in the Grading Policy (çinsert as a link).

 

Description

Letter Grade and Grade Point Average

Percentage conversion

Excellent

A      (4.00)

95-100

Excellent

A-     (3.67)

90-94

Very Good

B+    (3.33)

87-89

Very Good

B      (3.00)

83-86

Very Good

B-     (2.67)

80-82

Good

C+    (2.33)

77-79

Good

C      (2.00)

74-76

Good

C-     (1.67)

70-73

Acceptable

D+    (1.33)

65-69

Acceptable

D      (1.00)

60-64

Fail

F       (0.00)

0-59

Fail due to Non-Attendance

FA

Issued when the student receives a Fail Grade due to not meeting attendance requirements per the Attendance Policy.

Competent

CY

A pass grade awarded when student has met assessment requirements for the course/module.  CY results are GPA neutral.

Incomplete

I

Grade is assigned when work is not completed because of approved documented illness or other emergency. If grade I is not completed within two weeks of the following semester, it is automatically changed to F (Fail).

 

 

The following grade notations are not calculated in the GPA:

CT        Credit Transfer.  Credit awarded in the course for previous accredited study.

W        Withdrawn.

WS      Withdrawal due to Suspension after Census Date for violating the Code of Integrity or Student Code of Conduct.

WE      Withdrawal due to Expulsion after Census Date for violating the Code of Integrity or Student Code of Conduct.

 

Codes not in use effective Fall 2017 semester

 

Hardship Deferral

 

AW

Issued when the student defers after Census Date for the semester due to personal hardship.  The grade is GPA neutral.

Withdrawn after Drop/Add period

WW

Withdrawn after Drop/Add period, but before Census Date.

 

Withdrawn after Census Date

WN

Withdrawn after Census Date. Fail (F) grade.

RW

Withdrawn after Census Date (English Language Program only).

Recognition of Prior Learning

RPL

Credit awarded in the course for previous accredited study.  RPL results are GPA neutral.

 

Grading Rules for students enrolled before September 2014

Refer to the ACK Grading Policy for students before September 2014 cohorts (çinsert as a link) (ACK.PL.VPAC.02) for complete information.