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Teaching and Examination system


In the courses various teaching styles are incorporated. Most courses constist of lectures supported by tutorials and/or practicals. Some courses take the form of a project.

Lectures, where the lecturer explains the theory. One lecture takes mostly two hours and the lectures are scheduled at fixed times during the week.

Tutorials, during tutorials you will put the theory of the lectures into practice through working on exercises, sums or other minor assignments. Attendance is not always compulsory, but is certainly highly recommended as that you become more familiar with the material.

Practicals,  during practicals you will work, either alone or in teams, on assignments in either a computer room or a laboratory. Practicals are usually compulsory. Grading of practicals is mostly based on a written or oral presentation of your work.

Project, during a project you will work in a team on a major (research)assignment, and present the results written or orally.


The way a course is graded is in correspondence with the teaching style of the course. A course can for instance be graded based on a written or oral examination combined with any practical grades, or based on a written or oral presentation.

The dates of the written examinations are listed on the exam schedule schedule. The duration of a written examination is mostly three hours. Always make sure to register for exams in time!

Last modified:26 March 2019 10.18 a.m.