Examination

Examination means that the student is awarded a grade on completion of a course module or a course. There are different examination methods. The most common examination methods are written exams, course memos, assignments and take-home exams.

Information on all regulations for examinations is compiled in the following document:

Information on regulations for examinations on first and second-cycle courses.pdf

Examples of regulations for examination at Örebro University: 

  • The time for marking an exam shall not exceed 15 working days unless there are special reasons for it.
  • As a rule there shall be a run-through of the exam by four weeks after taking the exam and at the latest two weeks before the next exam. In case there is no run-through of the exam the student should get a solution proposal or corresponding comments either in writing or orally.
  • Normally the opportunity for a re-sit examination is provided at the earliest two weeks after and at the latest five weeks after the announcement of examination results.
  • A student who has failed the same examination twice has the right to request a change of examiner before the re-sit examination unless there are special reasons against it.
  • The questions in the examination are made public after the examination.
  • To take a written exam, students at Örebro University need to register five days before the examination date, not including the day of the exam. To take a written exam you need to bring a valid ID.
  • Written examinations and take-home examinations are anonymous when they are marked unless there are specific reasons against it.
  • If a compulsory module can be completed in another way, this shall be stated in the course syllabus.