What is a transcript, and what information does it include?
A transcript is a summary of a student's academic performance and progress to date. It lists the modules taken during each academic year, and the marks obtained in each module. An official copy will be printed on University transcript paper, which is branded and printed with the University crest. A transcript contains the following information:
- Start date at the University
- Programme of study
- A list of modules that a student has taken to date, together with the credits studied and awarded, and the marks achieved (marks must be confirmed following a University Progress Board before they are displayed).
- A list of modules that a student is currently taking (if still a student at the University of Birmingham on the same programme)
- The institution(s) where the programme of study was, or is to be, delivered
- Research thesis title (if applicable)
- Qualification and final result achieved for the programme of study (if applicable)
- Leaving and conferment date (if applicable)
- From academic year 2015/16 onwards, a range of extracurricular activities taken whilst at the University – please see our transcripts webpage for further information.