Understanding my Result

All results are published via the Results Service. The service will display provisional assessment marks throughout the year and confirmed results following assessment boards. By clicking on the overall grade within the service you will be provided with an explanation of what the confirmed grade means along with any other further supplementary information. Should you wish to see a full list of grades please see Understanding my Overall Grade below.

You can drill down to see module and assessment results by selecting the sitting in which the assessments were sat. Explanation of module grades and statuses can be found under Understanding My Module and Assessment Results.

You have submitted an Academic Appeal.

Until full investigations are completed and the final decision is made, it is not possible to confirm your overall grade.

Please note, your appeal may affect your eligibility to attend a graduation ceremony. 

You can continue on your course. Your academic profile will be considered at a later assessment board. Your overall grade will be confirmed following that assessment board.

There was insufficient information available at the time of the Assessment Board to make a decision on the outcome of your studies. This information is currently being sought. Your online results will be updated once this process is completed.

The assessment board has agreed that you have failed in such a way as to suggest there is no possibility of successful completion of the course. As such you have been discontinued and can no longer continue to study on your course.

If you wish to apply for a course at another University, you may be able to transfer credit achieved.

What do I need to do now?

Contact your Campus Advice Zone

If you are an International Student you should read the page Information for International Students – Exiting.

We are awaiting information from you that will enable the Assessment Board to make a decision on your progression/outcome.

What do I need to do now?

Please contact your Campus Advice Zone within three working days of your results being published. Failure to respond will affect your progression or award.

Successful completion of studies.

You have had extenuating circumstances approved for assessment(s) with a status of ‘First Attempt’ and can now sit these as if for the first time during the resit period.

Please be aware that there will be implications for your progression if you do not complete required coursework or sit your exams.

What do I need to do now?

If you have not received confirmation of your extenuating circumstances please contact your Campus Advice Zone. Make sure you read the First Attempt Information for undertaking your assessments during the resit period.

International Students

Study Length May be Extended – As you have not yet successfully completed all the assessments assigned to you during your last period of study you may not have enough time on your current visa to complete your studies in the UK. If you are concerned that this may be the case you are should contact your Campus Advice Zone.

You have had extenuating circumstances approved for assessment(s) with a status of ‘First Attempt’ and can now sit these as if for the first time during the resit period.

Modules with a status of ‘Repeat’ will need to be repeated during the next academic session.

Please be aware that there will be implications for your continued studies if you do not complete required coursework or sit your exams. If you need any advice or support please contact your Campus Advice Zone.

What do I need to do now?

Make sure you read the Repeat Information available regarding Repeat module regulations, along with the First Attempt Information for undertaking your assessments during the resit period.

Please note, Repeat modules attract a fee. If you are funded by the Student Loans Company you should notify them of your repeat student status. For more information, see our page on repeating part of your course. You can also discuss funding and financial implications with the Student Money Advice Team.

International Students

Study Length May be Extended – As you have not yet successfully completed all the assessments assigned to you during your last period of study you may not have enough time on your current visa to complete your studies in the UK. If you are concerned that this may be the case you are should contact your Campus Advice Zone.

You have had extenuating circumstances approved for assessment(s) with a status of ‘First Attempt’ and can now sit these as if for the first time during the resit period.

You will also be required to resit the assessment(s) with a status of ‘Resit’ during the resit period.

Please be aware that there may be implications for your continued studies if you do not complete the required coursework or sit your exams.

What do I need to do now?

We advise reading the First Attempt and Resit information regarding undertaking your assessments during the resit period. 

You have exited your course of study and an Intermediate Award has been made.
You have been discontinued from your course and an Intermediate Award has been made.
You have exited your course of study and Intermediate Award has been made.
You have exited your course of study and an Intermediate Award has been made.
You have been given an exit award from your original course and progressed onto the integrated Masters.

You have successfully completed the module(s) detailed in your results and have been exited from your course. You will be forwarded a Notification of Performance (Transcript) in due course. The staff of the University of South Wales wish you every success in your future studies /career.

You have been discontinued from your course and will be forwarded a Notification of Performance (Transcript) in due course.

PASS (Completed Course): Congratulations you have successfully completed your course. The staff of the University of South Wales wish you every success in your future studies /career.

PASS (Continuing Course): Congratulations you have passed your studies this academic session and may proceed to the next part of your course.

For admission to further study please complete an application form via apply

You can proceed to the next part of your course carrying your failed assessments. Due to the nature of these assessments, they cannot be re-assessed during the resit period and you will be required to resit these during the next academic year.

What do I need to do now?

Please read the Resit Information regarding undertaking your assessments as Resits in the next academic session. We also advise contacting your Course Leader who will arrange for you receive information regarding your re-sit assessment(s).

International Students

Study Length May be Extended As you have not yet successfully completed all the assessments assigned to you during your last period of study you may not have enough time on your current visa to complete your studies in the UK. If you are concerned that this may be the case you are should contact your Campus Advice Zone.

You are required to resit the assessment(s) with a status of ‘Resit’ during the resit period.

Please be aware that there will be implications for your progression if you do not complete the required coursework or sit your exams.

What do I need to do now?

Make sure you read the Resit Information regarding undertaking your assessments during the resit period.

International Students

Study Length May be Extended – As you have not yet successfully completed all the assessments assigned to you during your last period of study you may not have enough time on your current visa to complete your studies in the UK. If you are concerned that this may be the case you are should contact your Campus Advice Zone.

You have not passed sufficient modules to be allowed to proceed to the next part of your course. You will be required to repeat modules with a status of ‘Repeat’ during the next academic session.

What do I need to know?

Please ensure you read the Repeat Information. It is advisable to make an appointment to speak to your Course Leader and contact your Campus Advice Zone who can provide you with guidance and support to help you to successfully complete your studies.

Repeat modules attract a fee. You should contact your funding body/Student Loan Company to notify them of your repeat student status as this is likely to affect your funding. For more information, see our page on repeating part of your course

The University Student Money Advice Team can provide you with further guidance/advice on the financial implications of repeating.

International Students

Study Length May be Extended  As you have not yet successfully completed all the assessments assigned to you during your last period of study you may not have enough time on your current visa to complete your studies in the UK. If you are concerned that this may be the case you are should contact your Campus Advice Zone.

You previously had approved extenuating circumstances for the assessment(s) with a status of ‘First Attempt’. You are required to complete these, as if for the first time, in the next academic year. You may be able to complete additional modules in the next academic year. This will be agreed and confirmed with your course leader.

What do I need to do now?

It is advisable to make an appointment to speak to your Course Leader and contact your Campus Advice Zone who can provide you with guidance and support to help you to successfully complete your studies.

International Students

Study Length Will be Extended – As you have not yet successfully completed all the assessments assigned to you during your last period of study you may not have enough time on your current visa to complete your studies in the UK. If you need additional time on your visa you should be prepared that you may not be able to make this extension application within the UK.

You have not passed sufficient modules to be allowed to proceed to the next part of your course. You will be required to repeat the modules with a status of “First Attempt”, “Resit” or “Repeat” during the next academic session.

  • First attempt – you previously had approved extenuating circumstances for the assessment(s) with a status of ‘First Attempt’. You are required to complete this, as if for the first time, during the next academic session and you will receive the full mark, i.e. the assessment will not be capped at 40.
  • Repeat – you will be required to repeat the assessment(s) with a status of ‘Repeat’ during the next academic session.
  • Resit – you will be required to resit the assessment(s) with a status of ‘Resit’ during the next academic session. This now means a capped mark of 40 will be applied to the module.

What do I need to do now?

Please ensure you read the Repeat Information. It is advisable to make an appointment to speak to your Course Leader and contact your Campus Advice Zone who can provide you with guidance and support to help you to successfully complete your studies.

Repeat modules attract a fee. You should contact your funding body/Student Loan Company to notify them of your repeat student status as this is likely to affect your funding. For more information, see our page on repeating part of your course

The University Student Money Advice Team can provide you with further guidance/advice on the financial implications of repeating.

International Students

Study Length Will be Extended – As you have not yet successfully completed all the assessments assigned to you during your last period of study you may not have enough time on your current visa to complete your studies in the UK. You should contact your Campus Advice Zone to discuss the implications of this. If you need additional time on your visa you should be prepared that you may not be able to make this extension application within the UK. You should contact the Immigration and International Student Advice team urgently to discuss your situation.

You have not passed sufficient modules to be allowed to proceed to the next part of your course. You will be required to repeat the modules with a status of "Resit" or "Repeat" during the next academic session.

  • Repeat – you will be required to repeat the assessment(s) with a status of ‘Repeat’ during the next academic session.
  • Resit – you will be required to resit the assessment(s) with a status of ‘Resit’ during the next academic session. This now means a capped mark of 40 will be applied to the module.

What do I need to do now?

Please ensure you read the Repeat Information. It is advisable to make an appointment to speak to your Course Leader and contact your Campus Advice Zone who can provide you with guidance and support to help you to successfully complete your studies.

Repeat modules attract a fee. You should contact your funding body/Student Loan Company to notify them of your repeat student status as this is likely to affect your funding. For more information, see our page on repeating part of your course

The University Student Money Advice Team can provide you with further guidance/advice on the financial implications of repeating.

International Students

Study Length Will be Extended – As you have not yet successfully completed all the assessments assigned to you during your last period of study you may not have enough time on your current visa to complete your studies in the UK. You should contact your Campus Advice Zone to discuss the implications of this. If you need additional time on your visa you should be prepared that you may not be able to make this extension application within the UK. You should contact the Immigration and International Student Advice team urgently to discuss your situation.

You can proceed to the next part of your course but will be required to repeat a module during the next academic session.

Please contact your Course Leader who will arrange for you to receive information regarding your repeat module.

Please note that if you have been notified that a claim for extenuating circumstances has been approved, but you have subsequently passed the module, we have assumed that you do not wish to take up the opportunity of a first attempt for the passed assessment.

If this is not the case and you wish to re-take the assessment then please contact your Campus Advice Zone within three working days of your results being published to inform them of this, and for advice on resit arrangements. If you do take up this opportunity the full range of marks will be available to you, but you will have to accept the new mark regardless of whether this is lower than that of the original.

If you require advice or guidance you should contact your Campus Advice Zone. Students studying at Partner Colleges, Partner Organisations or UNICAF should contact their usual course contact.

You have not achieved a pass grade for the module, but the module has been compensated based on your profile of results. Pass compensated will be recorded against one of your modules. The assessment board deems you to have passed the module and you do not need to re-sit the failed element of assessment(s).

You do however have the right to re-sit any module that has been compensated, please be aware that if you chose to resit the maximum mark that you can achieve in the failed module will be 40%. You should also be aware that if your mark is lower at the re-sit, it is the lower mark that will be recorded.

Please note that in some cases compensation for a module may impact upon professional body requirements /membership. Please contact your course leader as a matter of urgency if you have any concerns regarding this.

Due to time constraints, if you do wish to re-take the compensated module, you must let us know via email to your Campus Advice Zone within three working days of your results being published. If we do not hear from you within this time we will assume you will be accepting your current grade.

Students studying at Partner Colleges, Partner Organisations or UNICAF should contact their usual course contact.

As you have completed your course you may find the information on the coming to the end of your studies pages useful to prepare for returning home.

If you are eligible to attend a graduation ceremony and are returning home then you will need to apply for entry clearance as a general visitor to return to the UK to attend. Further information can be found on the visitor visa page.

If you are interested in working in the UK after your studies it is important that you have the correct visa to do so. Further information on the relevant routes available to students who have completed their studies can be found on the working in the UK after your studies pages.

If you are intending to undertake further study you should visit the pages on extending your student visa.

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