Valutation criteria

The students’ academic performance is assessed both through final examinations and various assignments during the academic year. Grades are awarded according to a graded scale from A (highest) to F (lowest), with E as the minimum passing grade.

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General,   qualitative description of valuation criteria

A

Excellent

An excellent performance, clearly outstanding. The candidate demonstrates excellent judgement and a high degree of independent thinking.

B

Very good

A very good performance. The candidate demonstrates sound judgement and a very good degree of independent thinking.

C

Good

A good performance in most areas. The candidate demonstrates a reasonable degree of judgement and independent thinking in the most important areas.

D

Satisfactory

A satisfactory   performance, but with significant shortcomings. The candidate demonstrates a   limited degree of judgement and independent thinking.

E

Sufficient

A performance that meets the minimum criteria, but no more. The candidate demonstrates a very limited degree of judgement and independent thinking.

F

Fail

A performance that does not meet the minimum academic  criteria. The candidate demonstrates an absence of both judgement and independent thinking.

A pass/fail grade is given for some examinations. In such cases,

For further information, see Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education.
 

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