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Academic Transcript Guide in Taiwanese Higher Education Institutes

Grading Policy

ECTS Grade

Points

Definition

Bachelor

Master

A

100-80

Excellent performance, outstanding knowledge and skills

Pass

Pass

B

79-70

Average performance, knowledge and skills with unessential shortcomings

Pass

Pass

C

69-60

Below average performance, knowledge and skills with substantial shortcomings

Pass

Fail

D

59-50

Knowledge and skills do not meet minimum criteria/below minimum criteria

Fail

Fail

E

Less than 50

Knowledge and skills do not meet minimum criteria/below minimum criteria

Fail

Fail

W

Withdrawal

Wdoes not indicate a student failed the course, but quitted attending within the first half of the semester

 

 

CW

Course waived

CWmeans the credit transfer is approved by the department

 

 

Undergraduate: 60=passing grade

Graduate: 70=passing grade

CW: is applicable only to degree seeking student

 

Taiwan Credit Grading Policy

For most universities in Taiwan the credit system is similar to that of North American universities.

 

As a general rule,

1 credit = 1 contact hour per week over 18 weeks (1 semester).

Taiwan credit

Class Hour / semester

1

18hrs

In most cases, each course is worth 3 credits = 3 contact hours per week over 18 weeks (one semester).

 

Converting between European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) credits and Taiwan universities credits

A common conversion method (not officially binding):

1 Taiwan credit = 2 ECTS credits