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When students complain about an exam grade, the faculty does not assess the grade academically, but bases its decision on the examiner’s own statements. An economics student compares it to getting a second opinion from the same doctor who you suspect has given you the wrong diagnosis.
It is all monkey business doing digital tests, according to two students. More exam checks are on the way, says the University of Copenhagen.
You are being tested in, what? Algebra 1, Veterinary pharmacology or New Testament Exegesis 2? We have been delving into statistics and curricula again to find some of the most feared exams at UCPH.
The Faculty of Law had forgotten to include the spring season’s national holidays and had put course instruction and exams in the same time slot. The solution – moving all the exams by up to 5 weeks – has set off a series of new problems: Exams are now on top of each other, and students fear that it will impact their grades.
University of Copenhagen student ambassador Bo Gad Køhlert says that disciplinary cases should be processed faster. And guidelines on what is permitted, and what is not, for exams should be improved.
Complicated algorithms, microeconomics, the A-Z of film history or Arabic grammar. We have found nine examinations that really have University of Copenhagen students breaking out into a sweat.