What is the equivalent of Latin honours - cum laude, magna cum laude, in British classification?
What is the equivalent of Latin honours (cum laude, magna cum laude, etc) in British undergraduate degree classification of First-class honours (1st), Second-class honours - upper division (2:1), Second-class honours-lower division (2:2), Third-class honours (3rd) and Ordinary degree (pass)?
The classification varies from one university to the other. But perhaps the following approximation may help:
1. Latin Honours Undergraduate Degree Classification
Summa Cum Laude = 3.75 – 4.00
Magna Cum Laude = 3.50 – 3.74
Cum Laude = 3.00 – 3.49
Pass = 2.00 – 2.99
2. British Undergraduate Degree classification
First Class Honours = 3.67- 4.00
Second Class Honours - Upper Division = 3.00- 3.66
Second Class Honours - Lower Division = 2.67- 2.99
Pass = 2.00- 2.66
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