Assessment and Credit

What do you need to know?

The ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) is used to convert marks attained at European institutions.

5 ECTS credits are equivalent to 10 Swansea University credits.

Swansea University ECTS Conversion Chart can be seen below:

ECTS equivalent GradeECTS Grade DefinitionSwansea Mark

A

Excellent: Outstanding Performance 78 - 100
B Very Good: above average performance 66 - 77
C Good, Generally sound work 57 - 65
D Satisfactory 45 - 56
E Performance meets the required standard 40 - 44
Fail Fail, some more work required >39

Swansea University issues academic transcripts twice a year. 

Semester 1 & Term 1(Fall):  Interim transcripts will be posted to students' home addresses and to their home universities after the semester 1 Examination Boards take place in early March each year.  These results are provisional and will only become confirmed at the end of the academic year.

Final year confirmed result transcripts will be posted to students' home addresses and to their home universities after the end of year Examination Boards take place at the end of June each year.  The transcript will refer to both types of credit.

Students are able to view and download their transcripts from their Intranet records afer the Examination Boards have taken place.