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What does a 2:1 mean?

I've been asked to provide a 2:1 or equivalent degree. What does this mean?

If you've been asked to provide a 2:1 equivalent degree, this is the standard UK grading system for degrees.

UK degrees are classified out of 100, and are:

  • 1st - 70 or above
  • 2:1 - 60 to 69
  • 2:2 - 50 to 59
  • 3rd - 40 to 49

Find out more about the equivalent grading for your country.

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Student Recruitment Team

Answer published: Feb 2020. All answers given in good faith, responses may vary with time.

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