A lower award is a degree different to your own that is categorised as being a ‘lower’ qualification.
NOTE: This is not always a lower academic level qualification; for those students on accredited degrees, the non-accredited version may be referred to as a lower award when in fact it is the same level qualification (the only difference being that the degree awarded is not accredited).
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In his first and second years, Stephen passed each year, but part way through his 3rd Year something happened that meant he was not able to his degree. Stephen consequently withdrew from his course.
As he had passed his first two years of study, Stephen’s marks were and he was able to graduate from the university with a Lower Award of an Undergraduate Diploma.
If you wish to appeal your outcome, please refer to the Appeals Guidance to establish whether you have grounds, you have one calendar month from the time you receive your outcome to put in an appeal.
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