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Explanation for the determination of a grade

Procedure for requesting an explanation for the determination of your grade.

How do I request an explanation for my grade?

Students at the following faculties can request an explanation for their grade in Studentweb. Exceptions are informed by student e-mail:

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Education and International Studies
  • Faculty of Technology, Art and Design, except Department of Art, Design and Drama.

The following students must use nettskjema to request an explanation for their grade. Your requirement of explanation is processed at the faculty:

  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Department of Art, Design and Drama


In connection with written examinations, a request for an explanation must be submitted within one week from when the grade was announced. Grades are announced in Studentweb three weeks after your exam. If you want to request an explanation for your grade in connection with oral examinations or assessment of practical skills, you will have to contact the examiner or lecturer immediately after the grade is announced.

When will I receive the explanation?

You will normally receive the explanation within two weeks after you have submitted your request. The explanation shall state the general principles on which the assessment was based and explain the assessment of your performance. 

Explanations may be given orally or in writing at the examiner’s discretion.

The Examination Office in Pilestredet

The Examination Office in Pilestredet

Phone :
+47 67 23 50 10
E-mail :
Postal address :
OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University, Section for Admissions and Assessment . Postboks 4, St. Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo
Time/Opening Hours :
The exam office is available on e-mail and phone(closed on wednesdays), 09:00-12:00.

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