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RECOMMENDATION:

Expect an average of 10 under the new system or 9 under the old system.

GRADING SYSTEM:

New system:

12

Excellent

A

10

Very Good

B

7

Good

C

4

Fair

D

2 to minus 3

Fail

D- to F

Old system:

13

Superior

A

11

Excellent

A

10

Very Good

A/B

9

Good

B

8

Average

C

7

Satisfactory

C/D

6

Acceptable

C-

5

Poor

F

03

Unsatisfactory

F

00

Unacceptable

F

A Diploma Supplement is available for students after they receive a degree.  The Diploma Supplement will usually show ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) grades, and grades in the particular country’s grading scale.

ECTS grades:

A

Top 10% of the cohort

B

Next 25%

C

Next 30%

D

Next 25%

E

Next 10%

ECTS credits (European Credit Transfer System) – US schools cut these back by half.

DEGREES:

Bachelor, 3 years,  180 ECTS credits

Akademiingenior/Academic engineer, 3 ½ years

Diplomingenior/Diploma engineering, 3 ½ years

Teknikumingenior/Technical Engineer, 4 years – comparable to US bachelor’s degree.

Sygeplejerske/Nurse, 4 years - comparable to US bachelor’s.

Candidatus philisophiae/cand phil/Candidate of Philosophy, 4 years, (old system) -  comparable to US bachelor’s.

Professionsbachelor in Education, 4 years – comparable to US bachelor’s.

Civilingenior/Civilian Engineer, 5 years - comparable to US master’s.Candidatus, 2 years - comparable to US master’s.

Magister atrium/ mag.art/MA – comparable to US master’s.

Magister scietarium/mag.scient/MS – comparable to US master’s.

Licentiatus/Licentiate - comparable to US PhD.

PhD – comparable to US PhD.