Grading Information in UCC
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The following marking scale is used in UCC. Grades are awarded from 0-100%. Courses differ on what weighting they give your overall result from each year. Generally, First Year Marks are not counted in your overall grade.

  • 70-100% – 1.1 -First Class Honours
  • 60-69% – 2.1 -Second Class Honours, Grade 1
  • 50-59% – 2.2 -Second Class Honours, Grade 2
  • 45%-49% – 3.1 -Third Class Honours
  • 40%-44% – Pass
  • <40% Fail