5.1 The university uses a grading system with letter grades of A, B+, B, C+, C, D+, D and F, which show the results of the student’s study in each course. The meaning of the grades are following:
|Letter grade||Value (per credit)||Meaning|
In addition to the above grades, other letters may be used to show the results of the study as listed below.
|IP||Grading in Progress|
|EP||Excellent Pass (for thesis)|
5.1.1. A grade of “I” is given when the student is unable to complete work of study because of unavoidable circumstances. The student must complete the work of study within the following semester, then he/she may receive consideration for changing the grade of “I” to a regular letter grade. If the student is not able to complete the work of study within that time the university will consider the circumstances and may change the grade of “I” to an “F”.
5.1.2 A grade of “W” indicates that the student officially withdrew from a course with the permission of the department offering the course. Such a withdrawal must be done according to the regulations of the masters program and no credit will be given for the course.
5.1.3 A grade of “U” means that the student registered for the course without asking to receive any credit.
5.1.4 A grade of “P” means that the student completed satisfactory work in the course but will not receive credit. In case of the thesis a grad of “P” is given for satisfactory work on a thesis. The credits for the thesis will count as credits received, but will not calculated in the cumulative grade point average.
5.1.5 A grade of “NP” means that the student was unable to do satisfactory work in the course. The grade of “P” and “NP” are used for a course that the student wishes to a passing grade in the previous course, or for a course that the student wishes to study to increase his/her knowledge, but for which he/she does not require credit.
5.1.6 A grade of “IP” means that the grading has not yet been completed. Courses that receive a grade of “IP” are not yet given credit.
5.1.7 A grade of “EP” or excellent pass, is used for Independent Study (6 credits) or a thesis that is of excellent quality.
5.2 Only course for which the student receive a grade of A, B+, B, C+, C, D+, D and F are credited and calculated in the cumulative grade point average.
5.3 A student may re-register for any course in which he/she has received a grade of C+ or C but will not receive additional credit.
5.4 Every course for which a student has registered will be recorded in the student’s permanent transcript.