Grading

BACHELOR VOCATIONAL STUDIES

College of Applied Health Sciences Cuprija offers five accredited study programs of first degree vocational studies which runs over six semesters or three years and carries 180 ECTS credits. European Credit Transfer System is a unique system of quantitative evaluation of the students’ effort to gain knowledge, competence and skills anticipated by the study program and each subject/course within the corresponding program. In order to be awarded the title bachelor vocational degree in the corresponding field, a student must pass all required exams including the final exam.

The number of credits ascribed to each exam is based on its weight in terms of the workload students need in order to achieve the learning outcomes in a formal context. The marks, after an exam, are graded from 5 to 10, where 5 equals ”failed” and 10 equals “remarkable” and represents the highest grade:

Description Grade Points
Outstanding – consistently original work and insight with very high quality 10 91-100
Excellent – outstanding work with minor errors 9 81-90
Very good – work with good general understanding 8 71-80
Good – work but significant shortcomings 7 61-70
Sufficient – work meets minimal criteria 6 51-60
Sufficient – considerable further work is required 5 <50

In the grading table showed below we can see the distribution of student’s grades in 2017/2018 school year:

Local grades

ECTS grades

Definition

Percentage of each grade with respect to the total passing grade awarded

Cumulative percentage of passing grades awarded

10

A+

Outstanding

10%

10%

9

A

Excellent

25%

35%

8

B

Very good

30%

65%

7

C

Good

25%

90%

6

D

Sufficient

10%

100%

5

F

Insufficient