Academic approval



Approval of previous education

Students who have a relevant education background may be able to have previous education approved at BI Norwegian Business School. BI has three types of approval.  ​​

​Specific recognition

When applying for admission to a programme, parts of, or entire previous formal education may be considered for specific recognition. 

Exemption from examination (course by course)

If your background covers BI courses that are included in your degree.

Equivalent education from overseas

If you have completed a degree at a recognised educational institution overseas, you can apply to have your degree listed as equivalent to a BI degree. This approval will entitle you to use the title that comes with the BI degree.  

Last Modified: 19/07/2012 11:27

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