Scheme for the Award of a Taught Master's Degree for Students Entering From 2016/17: Sub-Board 'local rules'
Please read the following local rules in conjunction with the relevant scheme paragraph in the Classification Scheme for this programme:
These Exam Sub-Board 'local rules' apply to the following programmes:
MSc Economics (two year programme)
(To note: Final classification of MSc Economics (two year programme) is based on results achieved in 4 units taken in Year 2 of the programme.)
Course critical to assessment:
Distinction/Merit borderline (scheme paragraph 3.3.2):
A Distinction will not be awarded for students with a mark profile of 3.3.2 (c)
A Distinction will not be awarded for students with a mark profile of 3.3.2 (d)
Merit/Pass borderline (scheme paragraph 3.3.4):
(h) Students are unable to obtain a mark profile falling in to this range. See note below.
(i) Students with mark profiles falling into this range will be determined according to an aggregate formula: a Merit if the student has achieved an aggregate score of 240.
Note: For students who undertake the Finance options under Paper 4 of the Programme Regulations (courses starting FM), the final mark for the purpose of classification will be determined by calculating the average of the marks of the exam and the essay of each course taken, producing a single final mark.
For further information on Exam Sub-Board local rules, please contact Martin Johnson