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Final examinations at the MN Faculty autumn 2020

The same rule applies in the case of examination as in society at large: if you feel ill / have symptoms of Covid-19, you should stay at home. Use self-notification if you are ill on the day of examination.

See how examinations were conducted in spring 2020.

Updated October 9th

Examination procedures

  • The MN Faculty will mainly conduct digital examinations for autumn 2020 – exceptions will be announced on the semester page of the course. Digital exams are held as either written home exams or digital oral exams.
  • The form of examination in each course will be decided soon. You will then be able to see the form of examination and the starting time at "Examination: time and place" on the semester page of your course.
  • Master examinations are conducted digitally also autumn 2020.
  • The usual grading scale is used for each course. See the course description to find information on the grading scale in your course. A change of the grading scale will be announced on the semester page. Extraordinary regulations applied in spring 2020.
  • You will find the exam withdrawal deadline under "Examination: time and place". Withdrawal after the deadline will count as an examination attempt. If you are unable to withdraw within the deadline for reasons related to the corona virus, you may submit a self-notification. See further information about self-notification below.

Illness during an exam

  • Self-notification: If you have problems submitting your exam due to illness or other valid reasons, you may submit a self-notification without attaching documentation. See guidelines and fill out the application form. This arrangement is valid until 1 February 2021.
  • Extended submission deadline: If you become ill during a home examination or project assignment extending across several days, you may apply for extended submission deadline. The self-notification form is used for this purpose. It is not possible to apply for extended submission deadline if you become ill during a four-hour home examination.
  • Postponed examination: The MN Faculty offers postponed examination in all courses, with the exception of AST1010, ENT1000, IN1000 and IN1150. You must be registered with a valid leave of absence in order to be eligible for postponed examination. Read more about postponed examination.

Resit examination

Some courses offer a resit examination in the following semester for students who fail or who withdraw during an ordinary examination. This is an offer in addition to the postponed examination. See the course description for information about whether or not your course offers a resit examination.

Examination results

Delays in exam assessment may occur due to the corona virus. See paragraph 1 on assessment deadlines in UiO’s temporary regulations concerning studies and exams (in Norwegian).

Submitting your master’s thesis

Self-notification is used if you need to apply for a deferred deadline for your master's thesis due to illness. Read the guidelines for submission of master’s theses at the MN Faculty in the autumn 2020.

Changes due to developing corona situation

The MN Faculty is planning for teaching and examination to be conducted according to the information found in the course description and on the semester pages, but if there are developments in the corona situation, changes may occur. You will be informed on the semester page or in Canvas.

Exam regulations spring 2020

For all courses with regular exams between 1 May and 30 June 2020 (excluding master's theses), the following applies:

Updated June 05 2020.

  1. There will be no written exams taking place in Silurveien or at UiO locations with students physically present during the spring 2020. All assessment will take place away from UiO (normally at home), either as an oral or written exam.
     
  2. The grading scale will be pass/fail for all assessments.
  3. See the start time for all written exams at the course semester page, "Examination: time and place". 
  4. For oral exams, the published exam date preferably applies. Any changes in date are published on the course semester page or in Canvas. 
  5. In certain cases, other forms of assessment may be used, in particular for courses where a substantial part of the learning outcomes cannot be assessed by written or oral exams. 
     
  6. Information on which form of assessment will be used for your courses can be found on the course semester page or in Canvas. See more information about oral exams and time and submission of written exams at the course semester page "Examination: time and place". Courses that will have a significantly different method of assessment to previous years will offer a test exam.
     
  7. You will find the exam withdrawal deadline under "Examination: time and place". Withdrawal after the deadline will count as an examination attempt. If you are unable to withdraw within the deadline for reasons related to the corona virus, you may submit a self-notification. See paragraph 9.
     
  8. Exams at the MN Faculty in spring 2020 count as an examination attempt. You have three exam attempts in total per course.
     
  9. Illness during an exam? If you have problems submitting your exam due to illness or other valid reasons, you may submit a self-notification without attaching documentation. See guidelines and fill out the application form. See paragraph 10 and 11 if this applies you. This arrangement is valid until September 1.
     
  10. Postponed exam: During the spring of 2020 it is not possible to apply for deferred submission of your 7 days home exam. If you become ill and cannot deliver your written exam within the 7-day deadline, you must submit a self-notification. In the self-notification form, select the option “I apply for a postponed exam, if one is offered in this course.” I would only like the notification to be registered as valid absence from the examination." You will receive information by e-mail on how to register for a postponed exam.
     
  11. Resit an examination: Some courses offer a resit examination in the following semester for students who fail or who withdraw during an ordinary examination. This is an offer in addition to the postponed exam. The course page for information about whether your course offers a resit examination or not.
     
  12. Special examination arrangements: You can apply for tools and/or equipment that facilitates your exam. If your special needs has changed due to the corona situation, you must submit a new application as soon as possible.
     
  13. Delays in exam assessment may occur due to the corona virus. See paragraph 1 on assessment deadlines in UiO’s temporary regulations on studies and exams (in Norwegian).

User support for your exam

See information about user support for exams at the MN-faculty this semester.  

Submission of your master’s thesis

There are also changes regarding guidelines for submission of master’s theses at the MN Faculty in the spring of 2020.

 

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Published Mar. 27, 2020 3:32 PM - Last modified Oct. 9, 2020 1:55 PM