GPA Requirements

Grade Point Average (GPA) requirements are consistent with that of the Faculty of Engineering, UWI, St. Augustine. Upon completion of the required courses for the degree, candidates must possess a GPA of 1 or greater in order to satisfy the graduation requirements.

The GPA (or quality points) for this engineering option is calculated from ALL COURSES from Level 1 to Level 3 that constitute the candidate’s degree. The actual GPA will determine the class of degree received. More detailed guidelines are available in the Faculty Regulation Handbook A. The GPA for Engineering is shown in Table 1 and the Classification of Degree in Table 2. The class of degree shall be determined from a weighted GPA computation.

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Table 1:

Grade (range)       GPA

Grade (range)       GPA

Grade (range)       GPA

 Grade (range)       GPA

 A+     (80-100)         4.3

 B+    (63 -  66)         3.3

 C+     (53 – 56)         2.3

 D+    (43 – 46)        1.3

 A       (70 - 79)         4.0

 B       (60 – 62)         3.0

 C       (50 – 52)         2.0

D      (40 – 42)        1.0

 A-     (67 – 69)         3.7

 B-      (57 – 59)        2.7

 C-      (47 – 49)        1.7

 F       (<40)              0.0

Table 2:

Degree     Cumulative

Class              GPA

Degree       Cumulative

Class               GPA

Degree      Cumulative

Class              GPA

Degree    Cumulative

Class              GPA

First        3.6 and above

Upper 2nd       3.00 – 3.59

Lower 2nd       2.00 – 2.99

Pass         1.00 – 1.99

Weighted GPA
Weighted GPA is the average determined by applying weights of 10%, 30% and 60% for levels 1, 2 and 3 courses (except for the 6 credit final year project), respectively. The compulsory 6 credit final year project shall account for 20% of the total weighted GPA.