Grading system

  Symbol 

  Mark

  General, qualitative description of valuation criteria     

A Excellent

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

B Very good A very good performance. The candidate demonstrates sound judgement and a high 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.

The grade "pass"/"fail" may be used for some assessments.

The credit system used at NMBU is based upon a workload of 60 credits for each academic year. This corresponds to European Credit Transfer System credits (ECTS).

Published 16. December 2016 - 12:54 - Updated 7. July 2017 - 10:10

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