Grading Practices

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For master's students registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, Fail (F) for individual courses is defined as below 60%:
 

Grading Scale
Percentage (%) Letter Grade
90-100 A+
85-89 A
80-84 A-

76-79

B+
72-75 B
68-71 B-
64-67 C+
60-63 C
0-59 F (Fail)

 However, only 6 credits of pass standing (60-67%) may be counted toward a master's program. For all other courses, a minimum of 68% must be obtained. Some graduate programs may require a higher passing grade for specific courses.

For doctoral students registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, Fail (F) for individual courses is defined as below 68%. Some graduate programs may require a higher passing grade for specific courses.


 

Grading Scale
Percentage (%) Letter Grade
90-100 A+
85-89 A
80-84 A-
76-79 B+
72-75 B
68-71 B-
0-67 F (Fail)

If a course is repeated, both marks will appear on the transcript. The higher mark will be used to determine promotion in a program and in any decision to admit or withdraw a student from a program. For all other purposes, averages will be calculated using both marks.