Regulations relating to admissions, studies and examinations

Regulations relating to admissions, studies and examinations at Molde University College - Specialized University in LogisticsRegulations relating to admissions, studies and examinations at Molde University College - Specialized University in Logistics

Approved by the Board of Molde University College - Specialized University in Logistics May 7, 2015 in accordance with Act of 1 April 2005 no. 15 Relating to Universities and University Colleges, Sections 3-3, 3-5, 3-6, 3- 7, 3-8, 3-9, 3-10, 3-11, 4-2, 4-5, 4-7, 4-8, 4-10, 5-2, 5-3 and the National Regulations of January 6 2017 no. 13 Relation to Admission to Higher Education and National Regulations of 1 December 2005 no. 1392 Relating to Master`s Degree Requirements.

Changed by the Board in meeting 25 October 2018 and 12 December 2019.

This document is a translation of a legally binding document originally written in Norwegian. If this translation differs from the original, the Norwegian version takes precedence.

These regulations refer to the Act relating to Universities and University Colleges of 1 April 2005 no. 15.


Chapter 1. Scope, purpose and definitions

§ 1. Scope of Regulations

(1)       These regulations apply for admission, degrees, studies and examinations at Molde University College - Specialized University in Logistics.  Special provisions applicable to doctoral programmes are referred to in the Regulations of 25 April 2013 no. 481 Regulations for the Philosophiae Doctor Degree (PhD) at Molde University College – Specialized University in Logistics.

(2)       If the regulations conflict with national law and/or the national curriculum, the national law and the national curriculum apply.

§ 2. Definitions


A person who has been admitted to a programme of study or a course at Molde University College in accordance with sections 3-6 and 3-7 of the Act.

Admission to a course or  programme of study:

Students' rights and responsibilities as a result of being admitted to a programme of study or a course.

National Curriculum Regulations:

A national plan that describes a programme of study.

Study plan:

A plan that describes a programme of study that is developed by Molde University College.

Programme of study:

Courses that form an academic entity where students can apply for admission, receive the right to study, lead to a final examination or degree.


The minimal credit-achieving unit with a final examination that may constitute a programme of study. The scope is measured in credits

Course description:

An overview in the programme description of the academic content, learning outcome, type of assessment, teaching materials etc.

Individual education plan: 

A plan arranged between Molde University College and each student admitted to a programme of study of more than 60 credits.


Themes that build on the learning outcome from other courses in a degree programme. Examples are bachelor’s or master’s theses.


Chapter 2. Admission

§ 3. Admission and ranking for first degrees

(1)       The valid admission regulations according to admission and ranking to first degrees are the National Regulations of 31 January 2007 no. 173 Relation to Admission to Higher Education adopted by the Ministry of Education.

(2)       The Committee of Academic Affairs establishes more detailed guidelines for the assessment of prior learning and work experience.

§ 4. Admission to courses (course students)

(1)       For admission to individual courses in first degrees, the admission requirement is the higher education entrance qualification.

(2)       Admission to individual courses at master’s level and further education is restricted and admission requirements must be fulfilled.

(3)       The Dean may restrict admission to particular studies/courses based on capacity or resource reasons, jf. the Act, S§ 3-7 femte leddection 3-7, subsection 5.

(4)       Separate application deadlines apply for admission to individual courses.

§ 5. Ranking and admission to Master`s degree programmes and further education at master’s level

(1)       The minimum entrance requirement for Master’s degree programmes is an average grade of C or higher (cf. the Act, Section 3- 6, subsection 7). This is based on an average of all examinations that have a letter grade and weighted according to the course credits. The average is calculated to one decimal.

(2)       The admission requirement is described in the national curriculum regulations or the study plan.

(3)   If there are more applicants than there are places available, applicants will be ranked according to competitive points. Competitive points consists of:

         A) Points for minimum education requirements – grade point average. For letter grades, the following conversion scale for calculation of average grades applies: A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1. Numerical grades from the old grading system are converted in accordance with current conversion table

         B) Potential additional points. Which additional points applicants can receive is stipulated in the programme description.

In the event of an otherwise equal number of points in a quota, older applicants are ranked ahead of younger ones, specified after date of birth.

If a programme of study has more than one quota, the description of these will appear in the programme description.

Individual and approximate considerations are used when the grading scale cannot be converted, or where there the diploma has no grades or credits.

Applicants with foreign education are assessed based on certificates and other documentation of educational background. Individual and approximate considerations are used when ranking applicants based on degrees is impossible.

Rector can determine other rules of ranking for admission.

(4)       The Academic Affairs Committee determines student admission in accordance with the Act, Section 3-6, subsections 2, 3 and 7. Cases concerning credits and approval of other education are determined by the Dean, cf. the Act, Section 3-5. The approval of courses as a basis for admission is determined by the Dean. The Admissions Committee will use a joint evaluation to decide whether the applicant is qualified for admission or not.

(5)       The requirements concerning the work experience needed for admission to experience-based master’s degree and further education are described in the programme description. The Admissions Committee determines what is relevant work experience. This work experience must done after the candidate has met the formal education requirements.

(6)       The deadline for submission of documentation for examinations taken or work experience that is completed after the application deadline, is determined in connection with the call for applicants to a programme of study/education. It is possible to apply for an extension of the deadline. The application must state the reasons for this.

(7)       The Academic Affairs Committee appoints admission committees for the relevant studies.

(8)       Appeals about admission rejection are to be considered by the Appeals Committee at Molde University College.

§ 6. Application deadline and number of places

(1)       The application deadline for the local admission is determined by the Director and is announced on the Molde University College webpage

(2)       The Board of Molde University College determines how many places that will be offered pursuant to the Act, Section 3-7.

§ 7. Reservation of admission of a place on a programme of study

(1)       Granted admission can be reserved for maximum two years or until the next regular round of admission for the programme of study or course, provided that the programme of study or course is offered in the following year.

 (2)      Application for reserved admission may be granted in cases of unforeseen and compelling circumstances where the applicant is unable to take the place. Approved circumstances include illness, pregnancy, care responsibilities, notice of military service and similar circumstances. No further reservation is possible.


Chapter 3. Degrees and education

§ 8. Awarding degrees

Molde University College can award degrees and professional qualifications in accordance with the regulations of 16 December 2005 no.1574 about degrees and professional qualifications, protected titles and nominal study period at universities and university colleges.

§ 9. Requirements for the Bachelor’s degree

(1)       The Bachelor’s degree applies for three-year programmes of 180 credits. A minimum of 60 credits must be taken at Molde University College.

(2)       The basis for the degree must include one of the following:

a)        Programme of study of minimum 180 credits that merits a Bachelor’s degree in accordance with National Curriculum Regulations or decision by the Board.

b)        Professional education that constitutes a minimum of 120 credits, combined with programme of study or courses of a minimum of 60 credits.

c)         Individually designed, interdisciplinary course of study including integrated, vocational education or specialization in courses or modules of at least 80 credits, combined with courses or modules of at least 30 credits in another area of study. The remaining credits can be in elective courses. Courses that constitute the degree, must be of a minimum of 7.5 credits. The Dean may approve smaller units if they together constitute a minimum of 10 credits within the same subject/subject area.

(3)       Students who completed three-year education of 180 credits before 1 January 2003 will not be awarded the Bachelor’s certificate.

§ 10. Requirements for the Master’s degree

(1)       Master’s degrees are subject to the regulation of 1 December 2005 no. 1392 relating to requirements for Master’s degrees.

(2)       All students are to have academic supervision before their theses are submitted.  Requirements for the thesis and the extent of the compulsory academic supervision is to be specified in the description of the Master’s programme. The provisions in the academic supervision are to be stated in a written agreement between the faculty and the student.

(3)       For recognition of education previously included in a Master’s degree, a minimum of 60 new credits must be earned at Molde University College. This includes a new Master’s thesis. No exemptions will be granted for a Master’s thesis based on equivalent work in a degree taken earlier.

§ 11. Requirements for the PhD degree

Requirements for the PhD degree (included admission, organization, completion,  joint degrees and the right to appeal) are referred to in the Regulations of 25 April 2013 no. 481 Regulations for the Philosophiae Doctor Degree (PhD) at Molde University College – Specialized University in Logistics.

§ 12. Requirements for awarding a new degree

(1) For a candidate to be issued with a diploma for a degree from HiM, minimum 60 of the credits included in the degree must have been completed at HiM.

(2) The affiliation requirements can be less than 60 credits for joint degrees.

(3) Students previously awarded a degree, must complete a minimum of 90 new credits at Bachelor’s level/60 new credits at Master’s level before a new certificate for the degree can be issued. New credits are to include a Bachelor’s thesis or a Master’s thesis, or equivalent specialization. The Dean has the authority to approve the specialization in the new degree. A new degree is not awarded for a new programme /specialization within the same programme of study. The candidate must inform the college about certificates issued by another university or college.

§ 13. Reduction of credits

(1)       If a student has passed different courses where the content completely or partly overlaps, and these are to be included in the same programme of study, the total number of credits will be reduced. The Dean determines the amount of reduction.

(2)       Overlap in content between courses or programmes of study that form the basis of a Bachelor’s degree, may not exceed more than 10 credits. In cases where the overlap exceeds 10 credits, other courses relevant to the programme of study must be supplemented as compensation.

(3)       For Master’s degree programmes, further education, and other programmes of study with smaller scope, the overlap must not exceed more than 5 credits.


Chapter 4. Right to study and permitted leave from studies

§ 14. Right to study and progress in studies

(1)       All students must register and pay required fees within the applicable deadline in order to retain their right to study. If the programme of study requires an individual education plan, the student must confirm the individual education plan each semester by the applicable deadlines, cf. the Act, Section 4-2.

(2)       The right to continue in a programme of study may be regulated by specific requirements for each programme. This is to be described in the programme description.

§ 15. Termination of admission to a course or specific programme of study

(1)       Admission to a course or specific programme of study will terminate when the student has completed and passed the programme of study. This also applies when the student

-           withdraws from the programme

-           does not provide original documents or certificates that form the basis for admission within applicable deadlines, despite being requested to do so

-           does not satisfy the conditions in the Act, Section 14

-           has not taken any credits during one year and is not granted leave of absence.

§ 16. Termination of admission to a course or specific programme of study

(1)       The right to study may be lost when a student:

-           cannot complete the programme of study within two years in addition to the nominal length of the programme, excluding any leave of absence. Individual education plans with exemptions from this may be approved. 

-           has used all of his/her attempts to sit examination in a course that must be passed to continue the education according to the programme description

-           has finished the same compulsory supervised professional training twice without passing

(2)       Special provisions apply when decisions about exclusion is made, cf. the Act, Sections 4-8,  4-9 and  4-10.

(3)       The student must be informed and given the opportunity to express himself/herself before a decision about termination of admission is made. The decision can be appealed to the Molde University College Appeals Committee.

§ 17. Approved leave from studies

(1)       Students must submit a written application that states the reasons why approved leave from studies is to be considered.

 (2)      A student is entitled to approved leave from studies during the course of pregnancy and to take care of the child. The right to approved leave also applies for the father of the child, cf. the Act, Section 4-5. Approved leave from studies is granted in case of military service, and may also be granted in case of disease or other compelling reasons. Approved leave from studies is normally granted for up to one year.

(3)       If a student wishes to take examinations during a leave of absence, the semester fee must be paid for the relevant semester.

(4)       A student who has been granted leave from studies has the right to resume their studies at the same level as before the leave. A prerequisite is that the education offered still exists. The education must be taken in accordance with the current programme description at the time studies are resumed.


Chapter 5. Study plan and organization of the studies

§ 18. Laptop computer

Students must have their own standard laptop computer for use in teaching and assessment, cf. Section 3-3 (3) of the Regulation relating to fees at Universities and University Colleges. Rector can determine more detailed requirements regarding equipment for laptop computers.

§ 19. Academic year

(1)       The academic year consists of 40 weeks and is divided into two semesters. The Rector determines the teaching semester, cf. the Act, Section 3-8.

(2)       Teaching and ordinary examinations take place within the academic year.

§ 20. Establishing and closing programmes of study

The Board makes decisions about establishing and closing programmes of study of 60 credits and more. This also applies for externally funded studies and for joint degrees of 60 credits and more. The Faculty Board makes decisions about establishing and closing programmes of study less than 60 credits, including courses.

§ 21. Stipulation of programme description

(1) The Academic Affairs Committee decides procedure for internal accreditation of new study programmes, included templates for course- and programme descriptions in accordance with requirements in Regulations of 7 February 2017 no. 137 concerning  supervision of the educational quality in higher education.

(2)       The Faculty Board approves the course- and programme descriptions.

(3)     The Academic Affairs Committee conducts an internal accreditation of new study programmes and ensures that course- and programme descriptions are described in accordance with the approved template. The Board must approve the internal accreditation document and the programme description before the study programme can be announced for admission.

(4)       Course- and programme descriptions are composed based on a full-time academic year (60 credits) which means a workload equivalent 1600 working hours.

(5)       The Dean stipulates changes in the programme description for the education offered that already is approved to be established.

(6)       Requirements regarding compulsory attendance for teaching, group tutorials, coursework requirements and supervised professional training are to be described in the course description.

§ 22. Individual education plan

(1)       An individual education plan must be prepared by the student and the University College for all students enrolled in programmes of study of 60 credits or more. The individual education plan must be prepared in such a way that the student can complete his or her planned programme within the nominal length of study.

(2)       The individual education plan must be approved each semester by the stipulated deadline in order to be valid.

(3)       The individual education plan can be amended by agreement with the Dean.


Chapter 6. Examination and examination results

§ 23. Definitions

Examination:  Form of assessment.  All forms of formal evaluation that constitute a part of the grade for a course. If an assessment includes several examinations, the weighting and the stipulation of the total assessment is to be described in the course description. The form of assessment can be individual or in pre-determined groups.

Ordinary examination: The form of assessment conducted when the teaching in a course or a part of a course is completed.

New and re-sit examination: Examination that is arranged for students that were ill or had other valid documentation of absence at the ordinary examination, or failed the ordinary examination

Coursework requirements: Required coursework that must be accomplished and approved to qualify for examination.

Portfolio:  A learning portfolio is a collection of texts and/or other work produced during a certain period. The collection is a documentation of process and/or product, and shows the student’s academic reflections and development of competence. Portfolio assessment is based on selected work from the portfolio and forms the basis for the assessment. Whether an element in the learning portfolio is part of the portfolio assessment or not, is to be stated in the course description.

§ 24. Grading system

(1)       The examination result is expressed on a grade scale from A to F, as recommended from the The Norwegian Association of Higher Education Institutions (UHR), where F indicates fail and no credits for the course are awarded.

(2)       The grade scale pass/fail can also be used to give the examination result.

(3)      Coursework requirements are assessed as approved/not approved and no credits are awarded.

(4)       Portfolio assessment consists of different assignments that are assessed together. The elements being assessed must be passed in their entirety, not individually, to pass the assessment.

(5)      When a final grade is determined on the basis of several part-assessments, the course description is to explain how the different parts are weighted and accounted for in the final grade. The assessments are combined automatically in the programme used in the study administration system. Grade A is given the highest number and the assessments are combined mathematically.

(6)       If a candidate submits work for the same assessment more than once, the highest grade applies.

§ 25. Forms of assessment

(1)       The Dean determines which forms of assessment or combination of forms of assessment that apply for a course. An overview of the forms of assessment for a course is to be stated in the course description. This also applies for rules for weighting the different forms of assessment. All assessments count and must be passed before a final grade is given, unless it is stated otherwise in the course description. When a course has started, changes in the forms of assessment can only be done when all students registered on the course have accepted the change in writing.

(2)      The forms of assessment are to be in general accordance with the students’ right of appeal cf. the Act, Section 5-2 and 5-3.

§ 26. Bachelor’s- and Master’s thesis

(1)       If a Bachelor’s- or Master’s thesis is assessed as failed or grade F, a new or rewritten thesis with significantly changes can be submitted for a new assessment once only.

(2)       When a Master’s thesis is assessed as passed, it is not possible to get a new Master’s thesis assessed within the same programme of study.

(3)       A Bachelor’s- or Master’s thesis that is assessed as passed, cannot be submitted for a new assessment. This also applies for a rewritten thesis.

§ 27. Supervised professional training

(1)       Professional training is supervised. The supervision is a continuous and compulsory part of the assessment of the practical training. Supervised professional training is a subject to regulations concerning national curriculum for the educations and suitability assessment.

(2)       If supervised professional training is assessed as failed, the student has the right to sit the same examination (the professional training) twice only.

(3)       The University College has guidelines for conducting of supervised professional training.

§ 28. Examination schedule

(1)       The time for each assessment is determined by the Dean in consultation with the Director of Studies and Academic Affairs. The date is announced on the Molde University College webpage. Any changes are to be announced by the registration deadline. Changes after the registration deadline can only be done when there are particularly compelling reasons.

(2)       The Dean, in consultation the Director of Studies and Academic Affairs, determines the time for new and re-sit examinations. New and re-sit examinations are normally held by the end of the following semester.

(3)       Students who want to improve an examination grade assessed as passed, must register for ordinary examination or new and re-sit examination, if arranged.

(4)       A new examination is arranged when one or more students have failed, and one or more of these students register for examination. A re-sit examination is arranged when one or more students have valid reasons of absence at the examination, and one or more of these students register for examination

(5)       New and re-sit examinations may have another form of assessment than the original examination.

(6)       The Dean can make exceptions from the rule concerning public oral examinations at the request of the examination candidate cf. the Act, Section 3-9.

§ 29. Right to sit examinations

(1)       The right to sit examinations is determined by the Act, Section 3-10. In order to sit an examination, the candidate must be registered and has paid the semester fee in accordance with the Act relating to Student Welfare Organizations (Studentsamskipnader) with accompanying regulations.

(2)       In order to sit examinations, the student must register as a student for the semester. Students are responsible for registering by the deadlines determined and announced by the University College.

(3)       In order to sit an examination, there may be requirements that certain examinations, preliminary courses or required coursework must be completed, or requirements for participation in a compulsory teaching and/or work experience. Such requirements are to be stated course description or curriculum plan. Only the candidates that fulfill the requirements have the right to sit the examination.

(4)       A student has the right to sit examinations three times for the same course, except for supervised professional training (cf. section 26). At new or re-sit examinations, the curriculum that was determined last time the course was held, applies. Under special circumstances the college may approve a well-documented

application to sit an examination for the fourth time.

(5)       Students who have used all of their attempts to sit an examination in a course and have had the right to study terminated (cf. section 16), may apply for admission again three years after the last attempt. Students in professional programmes of study in such cases must take the entire programme again.

(6)       In cases of a new examination in courses that are no longer offered at Molde University College, or courses with substantial modifications, the candidate can be offered a new examination based on the previous syllabus up to one year after the course has been discontinued.  

§ 30. Registration, withdrawal and absence from examination

(1)       Registration for examination is done via the Molde University College website. Information about current procedures and deadlines for registration is announced on the Molde University College website

(2)       Students are responsible for ensuring they are registered for the right examination.

(3)       Withdrawal from an examination must take place two weeks before the examination date. The deadline for withdrawal from the learning portfolio is the submission deadline for the last assignment in the portfolio. Notification of withdrawal is submitted via the Molde University College website. Students who withdraw from an examination will be considered not registered for the examination, and will not be able to retake examinations until the next ordinary examination.

(4)       Candidates who do not sit for the examination will be considered as having made an attempt, unless the candidate submit a medical certificate no later than seven days after the examination. Re-sit examinations are arranged for students with a legitimate leave of absence.

(5)       Annulment of examination for reasons cited in section 35 will be considered as one attempt.

§ 31. Examination with special arrangements

(1)       Students who need special arrangements for taking an examination due to medical or other reasons, must apply for this before the semester begins or before a  specified deadline. The need for special arrangements must be documented by a medical certificate or statement from another expert. The documentation must include a specification of the need for special arrangements when taking the examination.

(2)      Special arrangements can include physical adaptions, examination support materials and/or extended time for the examination.

(3)       Students who attend a course that is not taught in their mother tongue, are given the possibility to use bilingual dictionaries at written examinations. The dictionary has to be in print and in the original binding. Electronic dictionaries are not allowed. In special cases, a student who attends a Norwegian course can, after submitting an application, get the examination paper in English and can be allowed to deliver the answers in English, if this is not stated differently in the curriculum plan or course description.

(4)       Students with dyslexia will be given the opportunity to use vital support tools for a written examination.

(5)       Other forms of examinations can be used in special situations for candidates that cannot manage the ordinary form of examination. The Dean determines such applications.

§ 32. Examination support materials at written examinations

The Dean determines which examination support materials are permitted at tests and examinations.  Permitted support materials are to be described in the course description. Permitted support materials are also to be announced in the course test/examination paper. Examinees must familiarize themselves with the permitted support materials for each examination.

§ 33. Assessment

(1)       The Dean appoints examiners. Guidelines for examiners or written guidelines shall be prepared in connection with the assessment of all written examinations. Guidelines for examiners/written guidelines shall be available for the students to review after the grades have been awarded. 

(2)       External examiners in addition to the internal examiners are normally to be appointed for a minimum of one course for each year of students. The Dean appoints external examiners. External examiners cannot have been employed at Molde University College during the last year. Oral examinations are assessed by at least two examiners. If two examiners do not agree on a grade, the grade is to be decided by a third examiner.

(3)       Master’s theses, oral assessment connected to either Bachelor’s- or Master’s theses, and reassessment of examination grade, cf. the Act, Section 3-9, will have two examiners, at least one of whom is to be external. Bachelor’s theses are to have two examiners, one of whom is external.

(4)       External programme supervisor. External evaluation of the assessment arrangements, cf. the Act, Section 3-9, can be held for parts of a programme of study or one or several programmes together. The Dean ensures that external evaluation of the assessment arrangements is conducted within each programme of study at least once every five years.

(5)       External examiners for Master’s theses must hold a doctoral degree or equivalent qualification in the relevant research.

(6)       Compiled assessment. Improving the grade for one part of the composed assessment does not lead to reassessment of the other parts. 

(7)       Assessment, inclusive reassessment of examination grade, is to be available within three weeks, cf. the Act, Section 3-9. The deadline for reassessment of examination grade is three weeks from the deadline for appeals. Under special circumstances, the deadline can be extended. The examination result is to be available no later than the first following workday after the deadline for submitting grades. The examination results will be announced consecutively on the Molde University College website when the examiners have delivered the examination results. Students are responsible for accessing the examination results.


Chapter 7. Appeals and cheating

§ 34. Appeals about formal errors

Appeals about formal errors concerning the examination or assessment are regulated in the Act, Section 5-2. Such appeals are treated by the first instance at Molde University College and are subsequently determined by the Appeals Committee at Molde University College.

§ 35. Explanation of grades and appeals

(1)      Cases involving explanation of grades and appeals about them are handled in accordance with the Act, Section 3-9 and 5-3. The assignment, appealer’s examination answer paper and guidelines for examiners are sent to the appeal examiners.

(2)      Requests of explanation and appeals about grades are forwarded to the university college according to procedure. The examiner chooses whether the explanation is given orally or in writing. If the student wants to be anonymous, the explanation should be given in writing.

(3)      Students are entitled to appeal individually about the grading of group work. A change in grade after an appeal will only affect the appealer. 

(4)      The student can only make an appeal about the final grade, not the separate parts of an assessment, cf. the Act, Section 5-3. Exceptions from this provision can be determined by the Dean and are to be described in the course description.

(5)      In cases where the form of assessment consists of both written and oral assessments, the grade can be appealed. The oral part must be performed a second time after the written part has been reconsidered.

(6) If the grade after appeal is changed with two or more grades, a new assessment will be made to set the final grade. The assessment should involve all the previous examiners , who together award a final grade. All relevant documentation should be available for this final assessment  

(7)     If an appeal about a grade is made before the certificate is prepared, the certificate will not be issued until the appeal has been processed. If the student has received the certificate, it must be returned to the university college before the appeal is processed.


§ 36. Cheating and attempted cheating

(1)       Situations when a student violates examination regulations, or otherwise in the course of study, are considered cheating.

Examples of cheating:

-           use or having available non-approved examination support materials in connection with an examination

-           use or having available cellular phone or other communications equipment in connection with an examination

-           the presentation of someone else’s work as one’s own (plagiarism)

-           infringing collaboration between candidates or groups

-           the student has gained access to the examination paper illegally  

-           false registration of student activity

(2)       Cheating and attempted cheating are handled in accordance with the Act, Section 4-7 and 4-8. If a student has cheated or attempted to cheat, following reactions can be implemented:   

-           annulment of the examination or test, cf. the Act, Section 4-7

-           suspension from the University College and loss of the right to sit for examinations at any educational institution under the Act relating to Universities and University Colleges for up to one year, cf. the Act, Section 4-8.

(3)       Intentional participation in cheating are handled in accordance with the Act, Section 4-8

(4)       The Appeals Committee at Molde University College stipulates reaction in cases of cheating or attempted cheating and intentional involvement to cheating. Students who have had their examination annulled in accordance with the Act, Section 4-7, will not be able to take examinations until the next ordinary examination.


Chapter 8. Diplomas and transcripts

§ 37. Certificates and Diploma supplement

(1)       Certificates are issued when a degree requirement is met cf. chapter 3. Certificates are automatically issued.

(2)       Students can request that the certificate will not be issued.

(3)       Diploma Supplement is automatically issued.

(4)       Certificates can be issued in accordance with sections § 9 and § 10 after an application with relevant documentation is submitted.

(5)       Certificates are issued for national curriculum-directed education also after the period of validity of the education, providing that the student has ended the education before the period of validity expires.

(6)       The certificate will provide information about the education/degree, name and additional information for the student and the date the study was completed.  The learning outcome of the programme of study is included in the certificate.

(7)       Only one certificate is issued per student.  A duplicate (marked as duplicate) may be issued after submitting an application if the original certificate is lost upon the payment of a set fee.

§ 38. Transcript of records

(1)       Further education, studies of lesser extent, not completed degree studies or vocational training are documented by the transcript of records.

(2)       The Transcript of Records is issued if a student improves a grade that already exists in the diploma or if a student complete units that are not included in a degree.


Chapter 9. Supplementary regulations and enter into force

§ 39. Supplementary regulations

The Rector has the authority to add supplementary regulations to these regulations.

§ 40. Enter into force

These regulations come into force on1 August 2015. At the same time the following regulations no longer apply:

-           Regulations of 1 March 2006 no. 4883 concerning examination at Molde University College

-           Regulations of 1 March 2006 no. 4896 concerning the Bachelor`s degree programmes at Molde University College

-           Regulations of 25 May 2011 no. 551 concerning admission to Master`s degree programmes at Molde University College

-           Regulations of 13 June 2005 no. 589 concerning admission to Master`s degrees at Molde University College



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