What is a 2 1 dissertation?

A 2:1 dissertation reflects a much deeper level of thought than a 2:2, which is why it is the minimum requirement of most respected universities in order to carry out post-graduate research. that your analysis has added to your argument and developed your thinking.

Is getting a 2 1 bad?

The 2:1 cut-off But degree grade inflation has not really inflated employers’ expectations to want a first. That still makes it tough for students getting a 2:2, which not that long ago would have been the most common grade, but which is now rarer than a first.

Is a 2.2 from Cambridge bad?

Sadly, a 2.2 at Cambridge is not a very good grade. Partly because it’s Cambridge – they always expect the most from their students. One of my supervisors went on all year about how he hadn’t had a student with a 1st in far too long, piling on pressure from the get go.

Is a 2.2 Honours degree good?

A 2.2 is often the minimum grade required for most opportunities in employment and further education. In the 2017/18 academic year, 19% of students achieved a 2.2. Commonly known as a “third”, this degree is the lowest honour’s degree achievable. Very few graduates achieve a third-class honours.

What is a 2 1 equivalent in GPA?


What GPA do you need to get into Harvard?