#### Without Wings

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A student's UAI is a rank which is based on an aggregate of scaled marks in 10 units of UAI courses comprising:How is the UAI calculated across 11 units?? i mean, i understand that if you have 12, one subject (the one you recieved the least marks in) is not counted. But what is the scenario when you only have 11?

- their best two units of English

- their best eight units from their remaining units, which can include up to two units of Category B courses.

When they calculate your UAI they count the units which would advantage you most (this is done by computer). This is not necessarily your highest HSC marks, but the ones which would give you the higher UAI.

If they are only counting one unit of a two unit subject the mark is halved. This is because each unit is worth 50 marks. So 70% in a 2 unit subject would be 2 x 35 so if only one unit of this subject was to count it would be 1 x 35.

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Each subject is worth x number of units (mostly 2).

Each unit is worth 50 marks.

Therefore for each 2 unit course you have 2 equal marks /50.

Thus is it the 10 best unit marks out of 50 that are used e.g.

2 unit English - 80% = 2 x 40

2 unit Maths - 90% = 2 x 45

2 unit Modern - 96% =2 x 48

2 unit Geography - 94% = 2 x 47

2 unit Society - 88% = 2 x44

1 unit SOR - 46

Therefore - 2 units of English (2 x 40), 2 units of Modern (2 x 48), 2 units of Geography (2 x 47) , 1 unit SOR (1 x 46), 2 units of Maths (2 x 45) and 1 unit of Society (1 x 44) would count.