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Beyond the honours degree classification: The Burgess Group final report

The UK honours degree is a robust and highly-valued qualification. It is the core product of the UK higher education system.

This report considers the honours degree classification system, which measures a student’s performance on an undergraduate honours degree programme.

All UK higher education institutions use the same classification nomenclature which is almost universally applied to honours degrees.

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