Grade Point Average
The grade point average of a student is a calculated value which reflects the overall grades of a student in a coursework program. It is based on the units completed towards that program at Macquarie University and does not take into account any credit points granted for advanced standing or non-award study. It is printed on a student's academic record. The GPA is a calculation out of four, ie the highest GPA that can be achieved is 4.0. Such a GPA would indicate that a student's grades are Distinction or High Distinction.