Grading scales

Listed below are the grading scales which apply to Open Polytechnic offered qualifications.  There are some exceptions to these. 

Bachelor of Applied Management, Bachelor of Applied Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Information Technology, Bachelor of Social Work, and Associated Diplomas

A+ 85 – 100% Pass
A 80 – 84% Pass
A- 75 – 79% Pass
B+ 70 – 74% Pass
B 65 – 69% Pass
B- 60 – 64% Pass
C+ 55 – 59% Pass
C 50 – 54% Pass
D 40 – 49% Fail
E 0 – 39% Fail
AG Aegrotat Pass
FR Failed Final Exam (achieved less than 40% in the examination where this applies)
FE Fail Final Exam
AB Absent Final Exam
FC Failed Mandatory Component
FS Failed To Submit

New Zealand Diploma in Business

A+ 85 – 100% Pass
A 75 – 84% Pass
B+ 70 – 74% Pass
B 60 – 69% Pass
C 50 – 59% Pass
D 40 – 49% Fail
E 0 – 39% Fail
AG Aegrotat Pass
FR Failed Final Exam (achieved less than 40% in the examination where this applies)
FE Fail Final Exam
AB Absent Final Exam
FC Failed Mandatory Component
FS Failed To Submit

Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

A+ 85 – 100% Pass
A 80 – 84% Pass
A- 75 – 79% Pass
B+ 70 – 74% Pass
B 65 – 69% Pass
B- 60 – 64% Pass
C+ 55 – 59% Pass
C 50 – 54% Pass
D 40 – 49% Fail
E 0 – 39% Fail
CM Competent
FC Failed Mandatory Component
FS Failed To Submit

Bachelor of Engineering Technology

HD 85 – 100% High Distinction
A 75 – 84% Distinction
B 65 – 74% Credit
C 50 – 64% Pass
F 0 – 49% Fail
AG Aegrotat Pass
AB Absent Final Exam
P Pass Residential Practice Unit
F Fail Residential Practice Unit
FS Failed To Submit

Unit standards

All unit standard based course results are recorded as:

CM Competent
NY Not Yet Competent
FS Failed To Submit