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Academic Decision Codes for 2019/20

A list of the progression and award decision codes students receive, and the full meaning of each of those codes

Introduction

If you've received a progression or award decision from the Board of Studies you can use the table below to understand what the decision means. You should use this table together with your progression decision code and list of unit results.

2019/20 Supplementary assessment period Board of Examiners for Programmes decisions

Where there is a requirement to take further assessment in order to progress to your next stage of study - decision codes starting with an R* in the table below - you will need to suspend your studies during 2020/21 while you take those assessments.

Please contact your Director of Studies if you have any questions, or, where directed, your Programme Administrator.

Further information is available to help you understand your results.

Undergraduate Finalists

Decision codes and their meanings

Decision Code Explanation of Decision Code
P-AWD_DAP Pass and graduate. You can see the details of this award on your SAMIS results page.
P-AWD_NONDAP Pass and graduate. You can see the details of this award on your SAMIS results page.
P-AWD_MIT Pass and graduate. You can see the details of this award on your SAMIS results page.
P-AWD_AD You have met your programme's requirements for an award and the Board of Studies have awarded you a degree. You can see the details of this award, including any classification on your SAMIS results page.
Under the University's COVID-19 no-detriment measures you also have the opportunity to undertake your outstanding, deferred assessment from the Semester 2 assessment period/Supplementary assessment period. These are indicated as units with a grade of AD.
If you wish to take the outstanding deferred assessments you must tell your Programme Administrator. The timing of assessments will depend on when units are run in 2020/1 so you must find out from your Programme Administrator the exact timing of each outstanding assessment and its requirements.
As part of the University's COVID-19 no-detriment measures, neither the unit mark nor your Overall Programme Average (OPA) will lower by taking any outstanding deferred assessment. If you do take them and improve your mark your revised profile of results will be considered at a subsequent Board of Examiners and a new transcript with the updated result(s) will be issued.
P-GRD_2.1_AD You have been awarded an Second-class honours first division degree (Upper second).
Under the University's COVID-19 No Detriment measures you also have the opportunity to undertake your outstanding, deferred assessment from the Semester 2 assessment period/Supplementary assessment period. These are indicated as units with a grade of AD.
If you wish to take the outstanding deferred assessments you must tell you Programme Administrator. The timing of assessments will depend on when units are run in 2020/1 so you must find out from your Programme Administrator the exact timing of each outstanding reassessment and its requirements.
As part of the university's COVID-19 no detriment measures, neither the unit mark nor your Overall Programme Average (OPA) will lower by taking any outstanding deferred assessment.
If you do take them and improve your unit mark your revised profile of results will be considered at a subsequent Board of Examiners and a new transcript with the updated result(s) will be issued.
P-GRD_3_AD You have been awarded a Third class honours degree.
Under the University's COVID-19 No Detriment measures you also have the opportunity to undertake your outstanding, deferred assessment from the Semester 2 assessment period/Supplementary assessment period. These are indicated as units with a grade of AD.
If you wish to take the outstanding deferred assessments you must tell you Programme Administrator. The timing of assessments will depend on when units are run in 2020/1 so you must find out from your Programme Administrator the exact timing of each outstanding reassessment and its requirements.
As part of the university's COVID-19 no detriment measures, neither the unit mark nor your Overall Programme Average (OPA) will lower by taking any outstanding deferred assessment.
If you do take them and improve your unit mark your revised profile of results will be considered at a subsequent Board of Examiners and a new transcript with the updated result(s) will be issued.
R-RDS_F Reassessment is required to pass the stage and be considered for an award. You may also have outstanding deferred assessments from the Semester 2 assessment period/Supplementary assessment period that you are eligible to take under the University COVID-19 no-detriment measures. You can see these on your module results flagged with an AD grade.
You will need to enter a period of suspense during 2020/1 and liaise with your Department/School to ensure your outstanding assessments are taken over the course of the 2020/1 academic year. The timing of your assessments will depend on when units are run in 2020/1. It is essential that you find out from your Programme Administrator the exact timing of each outstanding reassessment and its requirements.
R-RDS_FOUND Reassessment is required to pass the stage. You may also have outstanding deferred assessments from the Semester 2 assessment period/Supplementary assessment period that you are eligible to take under the University COVID-19 no-detriment measures. You can see these on your module results flagged with an AD grade.
D-YNC_S2 The Programme Board has not yet made an end of stage decision because not all of your modules results have been completed.
P-GRD_TTHECE Degree not achieved, leave with a Certificate of Higher Education.
P-GRD_TTHEDI Degree not achieved, leave with a Diploma of Higher Education.

Continuing Undergraduates

Decision codes and their meanings

Decision Code Explanation of Decision Code
D-YNC The Programme Board has not yet recommended an end of stage decision to the Board of Studies, because you have not undertaken all your modules for this stage.
D-YNC_S2 The Programme Board has not yet recommended an end of stage decision to the Board of Studies because not all of your module results have been completed.
F-RPTST You have not passed this stage of study and are required to repeat the whole stage.
F-RPTST_M You have not passed this stage of study and are required to repeat the whole stage. Due to mitigating circumstances the stage may be repeated as if for the first attempt.
F-TTDP You have not passed this stage of study on your current programme and are required to transfer from your current programme to the Designated Alternative Programme (DAP). If you look up your current programme in the web catalogue you will see any DAPs listed. (http://www.bath.ac.uk/catalogues/).
F-TTDP_WD This decision offers you a choice. You may choose to progress to the next stage of the Designated Alternative Programme (DAP) OR you may choose to withdraw from the programme. You will need to consider your options carefully, and visa holders should talk to the Student Immigration Service before making a decision. If you look up your current programme in the web catalogue you will see any DAPs listed. (http://www.bath.ac.uk/catalogues/). Please contact your Director of Studies to discuss your options.
F-TTDP+RPTST You have not passed this stage of study and are required to transfer from your current programme to the Designated Alternative Programme (DAP) AND to repeat the current stage. Visa holders should talk to the Student Immigration Service to discuss this programme change. You should also think about the maximum period of study allowed for programmes. If you look up your current programme in the web catalogue you will see any DAPs listed. (http://www.bath.ac.uk/catalogues/).
F-RPT_EOS Fail and retake unit(s) at end of current stage.
You have not passed this stage of study and are now required to retake any failed units before moving to the next stage of study.
F-WD You have not passed this stage of study and are required to withdraw from the University.
P-COM Programme of study is complete.
P-CON Pass and progress to the next stage of study. You have failed some modules which were within the condonable range (module result mark of 35-39). The Board have agreed that these modules can be condoned and you have been awarded the credit for them. You are not required to do any reassessment.
P-CON_AD Pass and progress to the next stage of study.
You have failed some units which were within the condonable range (unit result mark of 35-39). The Board have agreed that these units can be condoned and you have been awarded the credit for them.
University’s no-detriment measures: You have passed and may progress, and as part of no-detriment measures, you also have deferred assessment options.
At least one of your units has a grade marked with AD – ‘Assessment Deferred’. This means that you have the opportunity to undertake your outstanding, deferred assessment(s).
If you wish to take the outstanding deferred assessments you must tell you Programme Administrator. The timing of assessments will depend on when units are run in 2020/1 so you must find out from your Programme Administrator the exact timing of each outstanding reassessment and its requirements.
You can learn more about AD grades and deferred assessment options at Understanding your results - 2019/20. If you have questions in the context of your specific academic circumstances, please speak to your Director of Studies.
P-PGS Pass and progress to the next stage of study.
P-PGS_AD Pass and progress to the next stage of study.
University’s no-detriment measures: You have passed and may progress, and as part of no-detriment measures, you also have deferred assessment options.
At least one of your units has a grade marked with AD – ‘Assessment Deferred’. This means that you have the opportunity to undertake your outstanding, deferred assessment(s).
If you wish to take the outstanding deferred assessments you must tell you Programme Administrator. The timing of assessments will depend on when units are run in 2020/1 so you must find out from your Programme Administrator the exact timing of each outstanding reassessment and its requirements.
You can learn more about AD grades and deferred assessment options at Understanding your results - 2019/20. If you have questions in the context of your specific academic circumstances, please speak to your Director of Studies.
P-PGS_S1 Pass and progress to the next stage of study.
P-RDS_CP_1 Progress with trailing reassessment.
This decision offers you a choice. You can continue to the next stage of study but you will still need to take reassessment from the current stage. Alternatively you may choose to suspend your studies and take the outstanding reassessment during the suspension period.
The timing of assessment will depend on when the units are run in 2020/1 so you must find out from your Programme Administrator the exact timing of each outstanding assessment and its requirements.
Your Director of Studies/Programme Administrator will be able to advise you further.
P-RDS_CP_1 AD Progress with trailing reassessment.
This decision offers you a choice. You can continue to the next stage of study but you will still need to take reassessment from the current stage. Alternatively you may choose to suspend your studies and take the outstanding reassessment during the suspension period.
You must take reassessment in units with a mark below the pass mark (below 40)
University's no-detriment measures: While there is reassessment that you are required to do, you also have deferred assessment options.
At least one of your units has a grade marked with AD - 'Assessment Deferred'. This means that you have the opportunity to undertake your outstanding , deferred assessment(s). You will automatically be scheduled to undertake your deferred assessment, but you are not required to do so unless the unit mark is below the pass mark (below 40).
You can learn more about AD grades and deferred assessment options at Understanding your results - 2019/20.
The timing of assessments will depend on when units are run in 2020/1 so you must find out from your Programme Administrator the exact timing of each outstanding assessment and its requirements.
Please speak to your Director of Studies about your required assessment for failed units, and your deferred assessment options, in the context of your specific academic circumstances.
P-RDS_CP_2 You have passed your current stage of study, but you have outstanding reassessment from a previous stage. You may not progress onto any further stages until all outstanding reassessment has been passed.
Your Director of Studies/Programme Administrator will advise you further on what reassessment is outstanding and the arrangements in place for this to be completed.
P-TTDP Transfer to the next stage of the Designated Alternative Programme. (A DAP is a Designated Alternative Programme which is associated with your course). If you look up your current programme in the web catalogue you will see any DAPs listed. (http://www.bath.ac.uk/catalogues/). If you are a visa holder please talk to the Student Immigration Service about the change of programme which might affect your visa.
P-TTDP_CP_1 Transfer to the next stage of the Designated Alternative Programme (DAP). If you look up your current programme in the web catalogue you will see any DAPs listed. (http://www.bath.ac.uk/catalogues/). However, there is outstanding reassessment from the previous stage which still needs completing. If you are a visa holder please talk to the Student Immigration Service about the change of programme which might affect your visa.
The timing of reassessment will depend on when units are run in 2020/1 so you must find out from your Programme Administrator the exact timing of each outstanding assessment and its requirements.
R-RDS Reassessment in all failed modules is required to pass the stage.
You will need to enter a period of suspense during 2020/1 and liaise with your Department/School to ensure your outstanding assessments are taken over the course of the 2020/1 academic year. The timing of your assessments will depend on when the units are run in 2020/1. It is essential that you find out from your Programme Administrator the exact timing of each outstanding reassessment and its requirements.
R-RDS_AD Reassessment in all failed units is required to pass the stage.
You will need to enter a period of suspense during 2020/1 and liaise with your Department/School to ensure your outstanding assessments are taken over the course of the 2020/1 academic year. The timing of your assessments will depend on when the units are run in 2020/1. It is essential that you find out from your Programme Administrator the exact timing of each outstanding reassessment and its requirements.
You must take reassessment in units with a mark below the pass mark (below 40).
University’s no-detriment measures: While there is reassessment that you are required to do, you also have deferred assessment options.
At least one of your units has a grade marked with AD – ‘Assessment Deferred’. This means that you have the opportunity to undertake your outstanding, deferred assessment(s). You will automatically be scheduled to undertake your deferred assessment, but you are not required to do so unless the unit mark is below the pass mark (below 40).
You can learn more about AD grades and deferred assessment options at Understanding your results - 2019/20.
Please speak to your Director of Studies about your required assessment for failed units, and your deferred assessment options, in the context of your specific academic circumstances.
R-RDS_CON Reassessment is required to pass the stage. You will need to take reassessment in all failed modules that have not been condoned.
You will need to enter a period of suspense during 2020/1 and liaise with your Department/School to ensure your outstanding assessments are taken over the course of the 2020/1 academic year. The timing of your assessments will depend on when the units are run in 2020/1. It is essential that you find out from your Programme Administrator the exact timing of each outstanding reassessment and its requirements.
R-RDS_CON_AD Reassessment in all failed units is required to pass the stage.
You must take reassessment in units with a mark below the pass mark (below 40).
You will need to enter a period of suspense during 2020/1 and liaise with your Department/School to ensure your outstanding assessments are taken over the course of the 2020/1 academic year. The timing of your assessments will depend on when the units are run in 2020/1. It is essential that you find out from your Programme Administrator the exact timing of each outstanding reassessment and its requirements.
University’s no-detriment measures: While there is reassessment that you are required to do, you also have deferred assessment options.
At least one of your units has a grade marked with AD – ‘Assessment Deferred’. This means that you have the opportunity to undertake your outstanding, deferred assessment(s). You will automatically be scheduled to undertake your deferred assessment, but you are not required to do so unless the unit mark is below the pass mark (below 40).
You can learn more about AD grades and deferred assessment options at Understanding your results - 2019/20.
Please speak to your Director of Studies about your required assessment for failed units, and your deferred assessment options, in the context of your specific academic circumstances.
R-RDS_CP_2 Reassessment is required to pass the current stage in addition to outstanding reassessment from the previous stage. Your Director of Studies/Programme Administrator will advise you further on what reassessment is needed from each stage and the arrangements in place for this to be completed.
You will need to enter a period of suspense during 2020/1 and liaise with your Department/School to ensure your outstanding assessments are taken over the course of the 2020/1 academic year. The timing of your assessments will depend on when the units are run in 2020/1. It is essential that you find out from your Programme Administrator the exact timing of each outstanding reassessment and its requirements.
R-RDS_CP_2AD Reassessment in all failed units is required to pass the current stage in addition to outstanding reassessment from the previous stage.
You will need to enter a period of suspense during 2020/1 and liaise with your Department/School to ensure your outstanding assessments are taken over the course of the 2020/1 academic year. The timing of your assessments will depend on when the units are run in 2020/1. It is essential that you find out from your Programme Administrator the exact timing of each outstanding reassessment and its requirements.
You must take reassessment in units with a mark below the pass mark (below 40).
University’s no-detriment measures: While there is reassessment that you are required to do, you also have deferred assessment options.
At least one of your units has a grade marked with AD – ‘Assessment Deferred’. This means that you have the opportunity to undertake your outstanding, deferred assessment(s). You will automatically be scheduled to undertake your deferred assessment, but you are not required to do so unless the unit mark is below the pass mark (below 40).
You can learn more about AD grades and deferred assessment options at Understanding your results - 2019/20.
Please speak to your Director of Studies about your required assessment for failed units, and your deferred assessment options, in the context of your specific academic circumstances and the arrangements for your re-assessment requirements to complete the previous stage.
R-RDS_FOUND Reassessment is required to pass the stage. (Foundation degree)
R-RDS_FS Reassessment in all failed modules is required to pass the stage or repeat the whole stage.
Students with outstanding assessments, who are unable to progress, will need to enter a period of suspense during 2020/1 and liaise with your Department/School to ensure your outstanding assessments are taken over the course of the 2020/1 academic year. The timing of your assessments will depend on when the units are run in 2020/1. It is essential that you find out from your Programme Administrator the exact timing of each outstanding reassessment and its requirements.
The alternative to suspending your studies while you take the outstanding assessments is to repeat the stage of study. Please contact your Director of Studies and Programme Administrators to discuss your choice and confirm how you wish to study in 2020/1.
R-TTDP Reassessment is required in order to progress to the next stage of the Designated Alternative Programme (DAP). If you look up your current programme in the catalogue you will see the DAP listed. (http://www.bath.ac.uk/catalogues/). You will need to consider your options carefully and visa holders should talk to the Student Immigration Service before making a decision. If you are a visa holder please talk to the Student Immigration Service about the change of programme which might affect your visa.
You will need to enter a period of suspense during 2020/1 and liaise with your Department/School to ensure your outstanding assessments are taken over the course of the 2020/1 academic year. The timing of your assessments will depend on when the units are run in 2020/1. It is essential that you find out from your Programme Administrator the exact timing of each outstanding reassessment and its requirements.

All Postgraduates

Decision codes and their meanings

Decision code Explanation of Decision Code
C-CS Continue with study.
D-YNC The Programme Board has not yet recommended an end of stage decision to the Board of Studies, because you have not undertaken all your modules at this stage.
D-YNC_S2 The Programme Board has not yet recommended an end of stage decision to the Board of Studies because not all of your module results have been completed.
F-WD You have not passed this stage of study and are required to withdraw from the University.
P-AWD_CER Leave with Postgraduate Certificate. You can see the details of this award on your SAMIS results page.
P-AWD_DIP Leave with Postgraduate Diploma. You can see the details of this award on your SAMIS results page.
P-AWD_MST Pass and graduate. You can see the details of this award on your SAMIS results page.
P-AWD_TT_DIP Leave with Postgraduate Diploma. You have not passed the Masters programme but have been awarded a postgraduate diploma. You can see the details of this award on your SAMIS results page.
P-CON Pass and progress to the next stage of study. You have failed some modules which were within the condonable range (module result mark of 35-39). The Board have agreed that these modules can be condoned and you have been awarded the credit for them. You are not required to do any reassessment.
P-CON_AD Pass and progress to the next stage of study.
You have failed some units which were within the condonable range (unit result mark of 35-39). The Board have agreed that these units can be condoned and you have been awarded the credit for them.
University’s no-detriment measures:
At least one of your units has a grade marked with AD – ‘Assessment Deferred’. This means that you have the opportunity to undertake your outstanding, deferred assessment(s).
If you wish to take the outstanding deferred assessments you must tell your Programme Administrator. The timing of assessments will depend on then the units are run in 2020/1 so you must find out from your Programme Administrator the exact timing of each outstanding assessment and its requirement.
You can learn more about AD grades and deferred assessment options at Understanding your results - 2019/20. If you have questions in the context of your specific academic circumstances, please speak to your Director of Studies.
P-CON_INT Pass and progress to the next stage of study. You have failed some modules which were within the condonable range (module result mark of 35-39). The Board have agreed that these modules can be condoned and you have been awarded the credit for them. You are not required to do any reassessment.
P-GRD_PASS Leave with award. You can see the details of this award on your SAMIS results page.
P-GRD_TTC_DI Leave with Postgraduate Certificate. You have not passed the Masters programme but have been awarded a postgraduate certificate with distinction.
P-GRD_TTC_ME Leave with Postgraduate Certificate. You have not passed the Masters programme but have been awarded a postgraduate certificate with merit.
P-GRD_TTC_PA Leave with Postgraduate Certificate. You have not passed the Masters programme but have been awarded a postgraduate certificate.
P-GRD_TTD_DI Leave with Postgraduate Diploma. You have not passed the Masters programme but have been awarded a postgraduate diploma with distinction.
P-GRD_TTD_ME Leave with Postgraduate Diploma. You have not passed the Masters programme but have been awarded a postgraduate diploma with merit.
P-GRD_TTD_PA Leave with Postgraduate Diploma. You have not passed the Masters programme but have been awarded a postgraduate diploma.
P-PGS Pass and progress to the next stage of study.
P-PGS_AD Pass and progress to the next stage of study.
University’s no-detriment measures: You have passed and may progress, and as part of no-detriment measures, you also have deferred assessment options.
At least one of your units has a grade marked with AD – ‘Assessment Deferred’. This means that you have the opportunity to undertake your outstanding, deferred assessment(s).
If you wish to take the outstanding deferred assessments you must tell your Programme Administrator. The timing of assessments will depend on then the units are run in 2020/1 so you must find out from your Programme Administrator the exact timing of each outstanding assessment and its requirement.
You can learn more about AD grades and deferred assessment options at Understanding your results - 2019/20. If you have questions in the context of your specific academic circumstances, please speak to your Director of Studies.
P-PGS_DIP_S2 Continue with study, progress to dissertation.
P-RDS_CHK_S2 Continue with study. Reassessment will be necessary in some units, however some condonement may be possible. Details will be confirmed at the end of the taught stage of study.
P-RDS_CON_AD Continue with study.
You must take reassessment in units with a mark below the pass mark for your programme.
University’s no-detriment measures: While there is reassessment that you are required to do, you also have deferred assessment options.
At least one of your units has a grade marked with AD – ‘Assessment Deferred’. This means that you have the opportunity to undertake your outstanding, deferred assessment(s).
If you wish to take the outstanding deferred assessments you must tell your Programme Administrator. The timing of assessments will depend on then the units are run in 2020/1 so you must find out from your Programme Administrator the exact timing of each outstanding assessment and its requirement.
You can learn more about AD grades and deferred assessment options at Understanding your results - 2019/20.
Please speak to your Director of Studies about your required assessment for failed units, and your deferred assessment options, in the context of your specific academic circumstances.
P-RDS_CON_S2 Continue with study. Reassessment will be necessary in some modules, however, some condonement may be possible.
You must take reassessment in units with a mark below the pass mark for your programme that have not been condoned.
Please speak to your Director of Studies about your required assessment for failed units, in the context of your specific academic circumstances.

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