Grading System in Scotland

Scotland GPA calculator

Grading scales:



SCOTCAT

Grade Scale Grade Description US Grade
A 70.00 - 100.00 Excellent A
B 60.00 - 69.99 Very Good B+
C 50.00 - 59.99 Good B
D 40.00 - 49.99 Satisfactory C+
E 38.00 - 39.99 Conditional Pass C
F 0.00 - 37.99 Fail F

Most Common UK

Scale Grade Description US Grade
70.00 - 100.00 First Class A
65.00 - 69.99 Upper Second A-
60.00 - 64.99 Upper Second B+
50.00 - 59.99 Lower Second B
45.00 - 49.99 Third C+
40.00 - 44.99 Pass C
0.00 - 39.99 Fail F

Most Common UK Postgraduate

Scale Grade Description US Grade
70.00 - 100.00 Distinction A
60.00 - 69.99 Merit AB
50.00 - 59.99 Award B
0.00 - 49.99 Fail F

16-Point

Grade Scale Grade Description US Grade
A 16.00 Excellent A
B 14.00 Very Good B+
C 12.00 Good B
D 10.00 Pass C
E 8.00 Marginal Fail D
F 6.00 Fail F
G 2.00 Fail F
H 0.00 Fail F

22-Point

Grade Scale Grade Description US Grade
A 18.00 - 22.00 Excellent A
B 15.00 - 17.00 Very Good B+
C 12.00 - 14.00 Good B
D 9.00 - 11.00 Pass C
E 6.00 - 8.00 Marginal Fail D
F 3.00 - 5.00 Fail F
G 1.00 - 2.00 Fail F
H 0.00 Fail F

ECTS

Grade Grade Description US Grade
A Excellent A
B Very Good AB
C Good B
D Satisfactory BC
E Sufficient C
Z Requirements Fulfilled S
FX Fail F
F Fail F

Abertay University

Grade Grade Description US Grade
A+ Excellent A
A Excellent A
B+ Very Good B+
B Very Good B+
C+ Good B
C Good B
D+ Satisfactory C
D Adequate C
F Fail F

Edinburgh Napier University

Graduate-level

Grade Grade Description US Grade
D5 Distinction A
D4 Distinction A
D3 Distinction A
D2 Distinction A
D1 Distinction A
P5 Pass B
P4 Pass B
P3 Pass B
P2 Pass B
P1 Pass B
F1 Fail F
F2 Fail F
F4 Fail F
F5 Fail F
F6 Fail F

University of Aberdeen Common Grading Scale (CGS)

Grade Grade Description US Grade Notes
A First Class Honours A A1, A2, A3, A4, A5
B Second Class Honours (Division I) B+ B1, B2, B3
C Second Class Honours (Division II) B C1, C2, C3
D Third Class Honours C D1, D2, D3
E F E1, E2, E3
F F F1, F2, F3
G F G1, G2, G3

University of Dundee, University of Glasgow

Grade Grade Description US Grade
A1 Excellent A
A2 A
A3 A
A4 A
A5 A
B1 Very good A-
B2 AB
B3 B+
C1 Good B
C2 B
C3 B
D1 Satisfactory C
D2 C
D3 C
M1 Marginal fail D
M2 D
M3 D
E1 Weak D
E2 D
E3 D
F Including F1, F2, F3 F
G including G1, G2 F
CF Clear fail F
BF Bad fail F
QF Qualified fail F

University of Edinburgh

Undergraduate, starting 2005/06

Grade Scale Grade Description US Grade
A1 90.00 - 100.00 Excellent A
A2 80.00 - 89.00 Excellent A
A3 70.00 - 79.00 Excellent A
B 65.00 - 69.00 Very Good A-
B 60.00 - 64.00 Very Good B+
C 50.00 - 59.00 Good B
D 40.00 - 49.00 Satisfactory C
E 30.00 - 39.00 Marginal Fail D
F 20.00 - 29.00 Clear Fail F
G 10.00 - 19.00 Bad Fail F
H 0.00 - 9.00 Bad Fail F

University of St Andrews

Scale Grade Description US Grade
16.00 - 20.00 First Class A
13.00 - 15.90 Upper Second Class B+
10.00 - 12.90 Lower Second Class B
7.00 - 9.90 Third Class C
0.00 - 6.99 Fail F

University of St Andrews BA (International Honours)

Scale US Grade
15.50 - 20.00 A
14.50 - 15.40 A-
13.90 - 14.40 B+
13.10 - 13.80 B
12.30 - 13.00 B-
11.00 - 12.20 C+
10.50 - 10.90 C
9.00 - 10.40 C-
8.00 - 8.90 D+
7.50 - 7.90 D
7.00 - 7.40 D-
0.00 - 6.90 F




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