Exam

Exams at AU Summer University

Arts

Most courses have a take home exam that needs to be submitted digitally (either via email or via the system called Digital Eksamen) which means that you can submit your paper from your home country. All it requires is that you have a computer with internet access. Please note that students in the course “Text Mining the Great Unread – Data-intensive methods and digital tools for analysis of texts in the humanities and social sciences” and students in the course “Viking Age Scandinavia” need to sit an oral exam. Dates can be found in the full course description which can be accessed from the course page (http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/).

Re-takes

If you have participated in an Arts Summer University course and need to re-take your exam we will contact you regarding how and when to sign up and what the re-exam form is. However, please note that for most courses the re-exam form will be different from the ordinary exam form. The retake exam for Arts courses is described in the full course description that can be found as described above.

 

Business and Social Sciences

Most courses (but not all) have a take home exam that must be submitted digitally (via the system called Wiseflow) which means that you can submit your paper from your home country. All it requires is that you have a computer with internet access. But please note that the date and time is fixed and is stated in Danish time (Central European Summer Time). Dates and exact exam form can be found in the course description which can be accessed from the course page here: http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses

Re-takes

If you have participated in a BSS Summer University course and need to re-take your exam we will contact you regarding how and when to sign up and what the re-exam form is. But please note that for most courses the re-exam form will be different from the ordinary exam form.

 

Science and Technology

The exams are either written reports, written on campus or oral exams. Reports and written on campus exams will need to be submitted as instructed by the lecturer of the course. The dates and type of exam for each course can be found in the course description which can be accessed from the course page (http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/courses/).

 

Health

There are no exams for these courses and the grade is passed/failed based on course work and class attendance. Please note that it is not possible to receive a grade from the Danish 7 point scale for these courses. You will only receive a pass/fail mark on your transcript for Health courses.

 

The Danish 7 - point grading scale: 

The grading system used in all State-regulated education as from August 2007 is the 7-point grading scale. The grading scale is compatible with the ECTS-grading scale. The ECTS grading scale: ECTS credits indicate the student workload required to complete a course. They reflect the relationship between the quantity of work required by each course and the quantity of work required to complete a full year of academic study at the University of Aarhus.

GradeDescriptionECTS
12For an excellent performance displaying a high level of command of all aspects of the relevant material, with no or only a few minor weaknesses.A
10For a very good performance displaying a high level of command of most aspects of the relevant material, with only minor weaknesses.B
7For a good performance displaying good command of the relevant material but also some weaknesses.C
4For a fair performance displaying some command of the relevant material but also some major weaknesses.D
02For a performance meeting only the minimum requirements for acceptance.E
00For a performance which does not meet the minimum requirements for acceptance.Fx
-3For a performance which is unacceptable in all respects.F