Final examinations at the MN Faculty for 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.
- 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.
- The grading scale will be pass/fail for all assessments.
- See the start time for all written exams at the course semester page, "Examination: time and place".
- The deadline for submission is 7 days (1 week) after the start time, and the exam is delivered in Inspera. See how to anonymize your answers and submit your exam papers (in Norwegian).
- The expected extent of the work will be limited to 2 workdays, and all examination support materials are permitted. See rules regarding cheating.
- For oral exams, the published exam date preferably applies. Any changes in date are published on the course semester page or in Canvas.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Exams at the MN Faculty in spring 2020 count as an examination attempt. You have three exam attempts in total per course.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
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.