Postgraduate award with excellence

The award “with Excellence” is for Business School Masters Coursework Programs.

To be eligible for the award with Excellence a student will have achieved a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of at least 80% across all courses completed since enrolment at UNSW which are credited to the relevant award. These include courses from other UNSW programs of study for which credit has been granted and courses completed as part of a graduate certificate and/or graduate diploma that articulate to the masters.

Recognition of the award with Excellence will be recorded on the student’s testamur for the relevant award.


  • Students must have completed the requirements of their Business Masters Coursework degree
  • Students must have a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 80% or above across all courses counting towards their Business Masters coursework degree
  • Students are identified by the Program Authority when checking students for graduation. Students do not need to apply for this award
  • Students graduating with a Graduate Certificate or Diploma are not eligible for this award