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RECOMMENDATION

Expect an average of 65% or better, or First Class/First Division.  If Distinction, Merit, Pass system is used, expect Merit.

GRADING SYSTEM:

Grade

Description

Suggested U.S. Grade

60-100%

First Division

A

45-59%

Second Division

B

33-44%

Third Division

C

0-32%

Fail

F

75% and above earns mark of Distinction. 

SUGGESTED DEGREE EQUIVALENCE:

Equivalent to US Bachelor’s:

Bachelor's degree (ii) - comparable to a bachelor's degree in the United States.  4-year degree.

·         Bachelor's degree (i) – three-year degree, not comparable to a bachelor’s degree in the U.S.  requires one year Master’s work to be comparable.

Equivalent to US Master’s:

Master’s degree - comparable to a bachelor's degree in the United States.

Professional qualifications:

Bachelor of Medicine, Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry - comparable to a first professional degree in Medicine or Veterinary Science in the United States.  Bachelor of Medicine is graded with pass/fail marks.