Assessing learning and knowledge
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Regulations regarding grading and examinations
The person in charge of grading completed studies must have the necessary expertise to perform his or her task.
Grading criteria and principles
The grading of learning must be based on grading criteria. The applicable grading scale and grading criteria must be described in the curriculum, so be sure to provide students with sufficient information about the grading principles when preparing the course description.
How to plan assessment
Teaching at the University of Helsinki is built on the principle of constructive alignment.
Registering completed credits
Completed courses, study modules and credit transfers are registered in the university study register (Oodi) by the Student Services on the basis of information submitted by the teachers.
Appeal procedure for students dissatisfied with grading
Students have the right to know how grading principles have been applied to their performance. At best, including a clear description of the grading principles in the curriculum and providing feedback in connection with grading offer valuable help to students.