The student is assigned an assignment at a determined time, and there is a set duration / submission deadline.
The examination takes place without supervision, and can pertain to individuals or a group dependent upon what has been determined in the course description.
Oral control examination
It is possible that all written assignments that can affect a student's grade will also have an oral control examination. One total grade for all of the assessments in the course is given.
What are the student supposed to document with a written assignment?
Through take-home examinations, projects and term papers, students document their ability to apply theory to theoretical or practical problems.
Students are supposed to document their ability to write a paper that satisfies normal academic requirements regarding content and form. Regard for any external target groups will be of secondary consideration here, as, for example, regard for practical application for an employer as opposed to clarification in accordance with academic requirements).
Different forms of assessment
Bachelor’s thesis, MSc Thesis, Master of Management project paper and Bachelor of Management assignment (only final ones). This is an assignment in which it is expected that the students will use at least one semester to write. There are formal requirements for the final assignments.
A written assignment which is connected to a final paper, but that is to be handed in at a closer, given time well before the final paper. Normally, a supervisor is connected to the pilot project.
The pilot project can be marked both as pass/failed or on a scale of A-E for pass and F for fail. This will be stated in the course description.
Term paper (prosjektoppgave)
An assignment that is given to students at the beginning of the semester and which is expected to take more than four weeks / most of the semester or more. Formal requirements are set for the paper.
Course paper (fagoppgave)
An assignment that students receive during the course of the semester and have between 72 hours and up to four weeks to complete. Formal requirements are set for the paper.
An examination that students receive and have up to 72 hours to answer. Formal requirements are set for the examination.
An assignment that is obligatory, but with variations when content, formal requirements and time consumed are concerned. Typical of mid-term evaluation, solving case assignments that are to be handed in etc. Graded pass/fail.