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In the academic year 2019-20, and during the COVID-19 crisis, candidates undertook alternative assessments.  Consequently, for this period, the transcript records:

  • the marks received for summative assessments only, but not the feedback received on formative assessment (showing as ‘no recorded marks’);
  • any Class awarded, that would include any application of the safety net.

Classes cannot and should not be inferred from Part IA and Part IB students’ unclassed transcript marks.

The University of Cambridge awards a classification for each year to its undergraduate degrees.  The classification safety net applies to final year undergraduate students who had to pass their 2020 assessments to pass the degree.  The class was determined on the basis of the marks achieved, except where this resulted in a class lower than the one achieved in a previous year.  In these circumstances, the class awarded in the previous year was awarded in 2020 and is recorded on this transcript.

Where marks for formative assessment have not been recorded on the transcript as a result of adjustments responding to the pandemic, it may be possible to obtain further details from the candidate's College.