Grading scale

 

Symbol

Description

General, qualitative description of valuation criteria

A

Excellent

An excellent performance, clearly outstanding. The candidate demonstrates excellent judgment and a high degree of independent thinking.

B

Very good

A very good performance. The candidate demonstrates sound judgment and a very good degree of independent thinking.

C

Good

A good performance in most areas. The candidate demonstrates a reasonable degree of judgment and independent thinking in the most important areas.

D

Satisfactory

A satisfactory performance, but with significant shortcomings. The candidate demonstrates a limited degree of judgment and independent thinking.

E

Sufficient

A performance that meets the minimum criteria, but no more. The candidate demonstrates a very limited degree of judgment and independent thinking.

F

Fail

A performance that does not meet the minimum academic criteria. The candidate demonstrates an absence of both judgment and independent thinking.