02.05.2018

Grading

Courses are graded on a scale from 1 to 5. This corresponds to a verbal evaluation: pass–satisfactory–good–very good–excellent. Alternatively the courses can be graded as pass–fail.
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Grading of courses

Table of the grading scales used at the University of Jyväskylä:

Numeric scale
ECTS equivalence ECTS verbal scale
5 A Excellent
4 B Very good
3 C Good
2 D Satisfactory
1 E Sufficient
0 FX,F Fail


More information: Credits and grades at JYU.

Study Modules

Study modules (for example basic studies worth 25 ECTS credits or basic and subject studies worth 60 ECTS credits) are graded with the grading scale pass – satisfactory – good – very good – excellent. When grading study modules, normal rounding off rules are used in the calculations.

When a student have finished all courses needed for a study module, the student should ask further information about grading of the module. This can be asked from the Education Coordinator of the department. 

Bachelor’s Theses

The Bachelor’s Theses are graded as pass – fail. 

Master’s Theses

The following scale is used in the grading of Master’s Theses (from lowest to highest): fail - sufficient - satisfactory - good - very good - excellent.

Assessment of Master's Thesis