Examination rules Com: sessions, format, misconduct, time limits
NB: The statements below on exams results are to be regarded as for information only. In the event of discrepancies and for all legal purposes, the Study Regulations of the Faculty of Communication Sciences shall apply.
An examination may be graded on a binary basis (pass/fail) or on a numerical scale.
The numerical scale goes from 1 to 10, including half-points, and the pass mark is 6.
A pass in an examination results in credits (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System – ECTS – points) being awarded for the course concerned.
Any mid-course tests (projects, presentations, examination credits) are graded at the discretion of the lecturer. The lecturer independently determines whether and how such tests contribute to the final course mark. The lecturer must communicate the examination arrangements to students at the beginning of the course, and include them in the course description.
For further information, please see the Study Regulations.
Publication of the marks is communicated by the Faculty Examinations Secretariat.
The certificate showing the examinations taken, credits and grades can be downloaded and printed directly from www.esami.lu.usi.ch.
The Faculty grants students access to their exam papers for a period of 30 days after the grades are disclosed.