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.
General, qualitative description of valuation criteria
An excellent performance, clearly outstanding. The candidate demonstrates excellent judgement and a high degree of independent thinking.
A very good performance. The candidate demonstrates sound judgement and a very good degree of independent thinking.
A good performance in most areas. The candidate demonstrates a reasonable degree of judgement and independent thinking in the most important areas.
A satisfactory performance, but with significant shortcomings. The candidate demonstrates a limited degree of judgement and independent thinking.
A performance that meets the minimum criteria, but no more. The candidate demonstrates a very limited degree of judgement and independent thinking.
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.