Molde University College (like Norwegian higher educational institutions in general) expects that a lot of work is done by the student on an individual basis. Lectures constitutes 10-15 hours per week, plus 4-8 hours of organized group work. In addition to this, the student is expected to spend at least the same amount of hours on individual work at home or in the library.
Examinations / Certificates
Most courses have a written examination at the end of the semester. The final grades are based on these exams. In some courses there are compulsory assignments that should be handed in to enable you to take the final exam. Students receive a Transcript of Record and Diploma Supplement for all courses taken.
The Level of Teaching: ERASMUS students should be in their second, third or fourth year of higher education, depending on the requirements stated for each course description. The number of students in each class is usually small, from 10-20 students. For students who select a project, it might be possible to do this in collaboration with a local enterprise, depending on the field and area of study.
ECTS Credits: Molde University College uses the European Course Credit Transfer System. The Exchange studies are offered as a one semester/one year programme. One semester`s workload amounts to 30 ECTS credits. A full semester usually consists of 2-4 courses, each of which is equivalent to 7,5 -15 ECTS credit.