Practical Information

Grading system

BI Norwegian Business School uses a grading scale based on the ECTS grading scale. A-E are passing grades, F is fail.

Grade Description Explanation
A Excellent An excellent performance, clearly outstanding. The candidate demonstrates excellent judgement and a high degree of independent thinking.
B Very good A very good performance. The candidate demonstrates sound judgement and a very good degree of independent thinking.
C Good A good performance in most areas. The candidate demonstrates a reasonable degree of judgement and independent thinking in most areas. 
D Satisfactory A satisfactory performance, but with significant shortcomings. The candidate demonstrates a limited degree of judgement and independent thinking.
E Sufficient A performance that meets the minimum criteria, but no more. The candidate demonstrates a very limited degree of judgement and independent thinking.
F Fail A performance that does not meet the minimum of academic criteria. The candidate demonstrates an absence of both judgement and independent thinking.