BSc in Architecture and Urban Planning – Examination Structures and Evaluation Systems Modules

1. Levels of Exams
  • Entrance Exam: If a student chooses to enroll at the Department of Architecture and Urban Planning, he/she is expected to take an entrance exam in the first week of his/her arrival at the University. The passing mark will be on quota basis, depending on the Department’s enrollment capacity.
  • Continuous Evaluation: Students will have tests, quizes, exams, project /field work, class presentation for courses required as specified in the course outline at each semester.
  • Final Exam: Final exam will be given at the end of every semester. Passing the final exams and the projects, the student will once again be allowed to go into the final phase, which is the Thesis preparation.

To summarize, students may start with entrance exam to get access to the Department. Then, they will have exams at the end of each semester. The final year Bachelor Thesis will be evaluated by an external jury.

2. Evaluation Systems

Every subject within one module may have two or more of the following evaluation approaches:

  • Examinations /test/ quiz,
  • Projects,
  • Exercises,
  • Seminars, and
  • Class participation.

The student is expected to pass at least the exams, exercises and the project to satisfactorily complete the subject.

3. Examination types

Exams are either:

  • Written,
  • Oral,
  • Project defense, and/or
  • A combination of the above.

The instructor shall decide on the type of evaluation modalities applicable for each subject.

4. Project Evaluation

Project evaluations are based on:

  • Evaluation of the processes,
  • Evaluation of the final product,
  • Evaluation of the exercises according to the instructor’s scoring system,
  • Student’s method of presenting his/her project, and
  • Class participation.