Exam and course evaluations

  • Teachers must inform students of the grades they receive for partial course completions within 30 days of the submission deadline or, in case no completion deadline has been set, within 30 days of the submission date.
  • If the credits do not appear on your academic records after a month, please email the information of the exam or submission to:
  • You are entitled to know the assessment criteria applied to your performance.
    • The written and otherwise recorded examination scripts and coursework shall be retained for a minimum of six months after the results have been published.
  • If you are dissatisfied with the grade you received, you may appeal against the decision orally or in writing. Appeals that concern grades shall be submitted to the teacher. The appeal must be made within 14 days of the date on which information about the grades.
    • More information in the Degree regulations (below you can find an extract about the appeals policy)
  • More information about the examination arrangement in the Examination Regulations
  • Guidelines for executing skills demonstrations with EXAM in Guidelines for electronic skills demonstrations
  • If you have any problems, you can contact the Student Union’s Educational affairs sector: kopo(a)ttyy.fi

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DEGREE REGULATIONS:

chapter 8:

41 § Grading policy

The attainment of course learning outcomes shall be evaluated in a manner that corresponds to the teaching method. A possible examination related to a course implementation shall be arranged according to the Examination Regulations.

The teacher responsible for a given course shall be in charge of evaluating student performance. A course completion may comprise one or more partial completions. The course requirements shall include the submission of feedback through the course feedback system. In case the teacher is unable or temporarily prevented from evaluating student performance, the dean shall assign another person to conduct the evaluation. Teachers must inform students of the grades they receive for partial course completions within 30 days of the submission deadline or, in case no completion deadline has been set, within 30 days of the submission date. Information on course completions and examination grades must be entered into the Academic Register within the same deadline. For special reasons, the dean may extend course evaluation deadlines. Students shall be notified of such an exception in advance.

A student’s coursework or examination may be disqualified if he or she cheats during an examination or commits some other act of academic misconduct. Students may appeal against disqualification as set forth in Section 46 of these Degree Regulations.

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Chapter 11:

APPEALS POLICY (558/2009, Sections 44, 45 and 82)

47 § Appealing against grades and decisions concerning the recognition of prior learning

Students shall be entitled to know the assessment criteria applied to their performance. They shall have the right to see their marked examination scripts or coursework. The written and otherwise recorded examination scripts and coursework shall be retained for a minimum of six months after the results have been published. (558/2009, Section 44)

A student who is dissatisfied with a grade he or she receives (not applicable to master’s theses, licentiate theses or doctoral dissertations) or with a decision concerning the recognition of prior learning or studies completed outside of the University may appeal against the decision orally or in writing. Appeals that concern grades shall be submitted to the teacher. Appeals that concern the recognition of prior learning shall be submitted to the dean or the vice dean who made the decision. The appeal must be made within 14 days of the date on which information about the grades and the application of the assessment criteria was accessible to the student or within 14 days of the date on which the student was notified of the decision regarding the recognition of prior learning.

A student who is dissatisfied with a decision made by a teacher or a vice dean may appeal against the decision to the dean in writing within 14 days of receiving notice thereof. The dean may bring the matter before the Faculty Council, if necessary. A student dissatisfied with the dean’s decision may appeal to the University’s Appeals Committee in writing within 30 days of receiving notice thereof.