Assessment grades and meanings

Your transcript shows your overall module results and assessment task results (e.g. coursework, examination).

You may also need to refer to information provided by your Faculty for more detailed assessment task information.

To read and understand your results transcript you must:


Keys to module and assessment task grades

Your overall module results and assessment task results are shown on your transcript. The module outcomes listed below are based on the 2016/17 Standard Assessment Regulations.

Modules assessed in previous academic years may be subject to alternative regulations.

Module grades | Assessment task grades

Result

Grade

What this grade means

Pass

P

You have passed this module

DP

You have passed this module following deferral

RP

You have passed this module following referral

CP

You have been awarded a compensated pass in this module

PS

You have passed this module with a mark of 40-55

ME

You have passed this module with a mark of 56-69

DN

You have passed this module with a mark of 70-100

Pass with Referral Opportunity

PR

You have passed this module. You have reached the level 6 standard but have not achieved the level 7 standard and must decide whether you would like to be reassessed. Please refer to the level 7 reassessment proforma on shuspace which explains your options.

Compensation Choice

CE

You are eligible to be compensated in this module. Your request to repeat an assessment attempt was accepted and you can choose whether you would like to be reassessed or accept a compensated pass.

CC

You may be eligible to be compensated in this module but this is conditional on your decision in another module. If you choose to be reassessed in other modules a compensated pass cannot be awarded.

Refer

R

You are referred and must be reassessed in this module. The referred tasks will be capped at the minimum pass mark following reassessment.

DR

You are referred following deferral and must be reassessed in this module. The referred tasks will be capped at the minimum pass mark following reassessment.

CR

You have a continued reassessment in this module. The referred tasks will be capped at the minimum pass mark following reassessment.

AR

You have an additional referral in this module. The referred tasks will be capped at the minimum pass mark following reassessment.

RM

You are referred in this module due to academic misconduct and must be reassessed. All tasks will be capped at the minimum pass mark following reassessment.

Refer/Defer

RD

You have a mixture of referred and deferred tasks in this module. The referred tasks will be capped at the minimum pass mark following reassessment. The deferred tasks will not be capped.

Defer

D

You are deferred and must be reassessed in this module.

CD

You have a continued deferral and must be reassessed in this module.

DA

You are deferred with attendance and must be reassessed in this module.

Fail

RF

You have failed this module following referral.

FV

You have failed this module following referral as you have not made a valid attempt at one or more tasks.

F2

You have failed this module twice and have no further opportunities to retake. Please seek advice from your faculty to discuss your options.

FS

You have failed this module and have registered for your retake.

FM

You have failed this module due to academic misconduct.

FN

You have failed due to academic misconduct and cannot retake this module.

Decision Pending

DD

There is not enough information to decide the overall result for this module. Your faculty will tell you the result or inform you of any action required as soon as possible.

MM A mark is not yet available for this module. Your faculty will tell you the result or inform you of any action required as soon as possible.
XN

A mark is not yet available for this module as you have an approved extension in one or more tasks.

AM

Alleged academic misconduct. Your faculty will have explained this result to you. The University will investigate the allegation and you will receive a decision as soon as possible.

PM

A mark is not yet available for this module as one or more tasks need to be submitted/resubmitted due to academic misconduct .

Withdrawn

WP

You have withdrawn from this module before completing all tasks.

WT

You have temporarily withdrawn from this module.

Not Assessed

NA

This module is not assessed.

 

Assessment Task Grades

Result

Grade

What this grade means

Can I be reassessed in this task? Will the task mark be capped?

Pass

P

You have passed this task

No No
DP

You have passed this task following deferral

No No
RP

You have passed this task following referral

No Yes
EP

You have passed this task following referral and your request to repeat an assessment attempt was accepted. You will not be reassessed in this task as you cannot improve your mark.

No Yes

Refer

R

You are referred and must be reassessed in this task

Yes Yes
RR

You are referred and must be reassessed in this task

Yes Yes
DR

You are referred following deferral and must be reassessed in this task

Yes Yes
CR

You have a continued referral and must be reassessed in this task

Yes Yes
ER

You have not passed this task following referral and your request to repeat an assessment attempt was accepted

See module outcome Yes
E2

You were referred task in this task and your request to repeat an assessment attempt was accepted

See module outcome Yes
AR

You have an additional referral and must be reassessed in this task

Yes Yes
RM

You are referred due to academic misconduct and must be reassessed in this task

Yes Yes

Non Submission

RN

You did not attempt this task at reassessment

No Yes

Defer

D

You are deferred and must be reassessed in this task

Yes No
EN

You have not passed this task following deferral and your request to repeat an assessment attempt was accepted

See module outcome No
CD

You have a continued deferral and must be reassessed in this task

Yes No
EC

You have not passed this task and your request to repeat an assessment attempt was accepted

See module outcome No
EH

You have passed this task and your request to repeat an assessment attempt was accepted

See module outcome No

Query

Q

You have not passed this task and may need to be reassessed

See module outcome Yes
RQ

You have not passed this task following reassessment

No N/A

No Reassessment

NR

You will not be reassessed in this task because you either:
- have chosen not to be reassessed following extenuating circumstances
- cannot improve your mark in the task or you cannot pass the module
- have already achieved a pass mark in the module and cannot be reassessed

No N/A
NQ No N/A

Fail

RF

You have failed this task following referral

No N/A
FM

You have failed this task due to academic misconduct

No N/A
FN

You have failed this task due to academic misconduct

No N/A

Decision Pending

DD

There is not enough information to decide this result. Your faculty will tell you the result or inform you of any action required as soon as possible

Not yet known Not yet known
MM A mark is not yet available for this task. Your faculty will tell you the result or inform you of any action required as soon as possible Not yet known Not yet known
XN

A mark is not yet available for this task as you have an approved extension

Not yet known Not yet known
AM

Alleged academic misconduct. Your faculty will have explained this result to you. The University will investigate the allegation and you will receive a decision as soon as possible.

Not yet known Not yet known
PM

You must submit/resubmit this task due to academic misconduct

Submit/Resubmit Yes

Withdrawn

WP

You have withdrawn from the module before completing this task

No N/A
WT

You have temporarily withdrawn from the module before completing this task

Yes N/A

Not Assessed

NA

This module is not assessed

N/A N/A

Key to the coding used on your transcript

Module Mark/Module Grade Overall result for the module
Academic Year Year the module was first studied on this module registration
Period Slot Semester in which the module was first studied on this module registration
Module Code/Occurrence The identifier for the module
Level The level of the module – 3 = foundation; 4, 5, 6 = undergraduate; 7 = postgraduate
Credit The credit value of the module
Weighting The assessment types and weightings within the module.

The types within these codes are:

  • CW or C - Coursework
  • EX or E - Examination
  • IT - Information Technology
  • CP - Clinical Placement
  • CA - Clinical Assessment
  • VIVA or V or VI - Viva
  • PLACEMENT or PL - Sandwich Placement
  • Starts with PA - Profile Assessment module - individual task level information is not recorded on this transcript; the transcript only shows the overall module result

The assessment weightings are expressed after the assessment type, for example:

  • CW100 - Module is assessed 100% by coursework (standard regulations)
  • CW50EX50 - Module is assessed 50% by coursework and 50% by examination (standard regulations)
  • GD - Assessed by grade only
  • APCLT - Accredited Prior Certificated Learning (Transferable)
  • APCLN - Accredited Prior Certificated Learning (Non-Transferable)
  • APEL - Accredited Prior Experiential Learning
  • SHUCRD - Credit previously taken at Sheffield Hallam University
  • TAUGHT - Sheffield Hallam University taught credit for which an overall mark has been recorded
C/E/O Indicates whether the module is a Core/mandatory, Elective or an Option
Mark Mark
Grade Result
Credit Gained Credit awarded for the module
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