Grading system



The grading system

BI Norwegian Business School uses different types of grading systems.

The grades awarded at BI are either

  • Pass / Fail

  • A scale of grades with five levels from A to E for pass and F for fail. The poorest pass grade for an examination is the grade E.

General 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
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 most areas.

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

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

F = Fail
A p
erformance that does not meet the minimum of academic criteria. The candidate demonstrates an absence of both judgement and independent thinking.

In Norwegian:
Retningslinjer for bruk av det nasjonale karaktersystemet

See Regulations relating to Admissions, Studies and Examinations at BI Norwegian Business School, Section 5-16 Grades.

Last Modified: 18/07/2012 23:36