Grading Scales at Karolinska Institutet
At Karolinska Institutet there are three types of grading scales, depending on which course you are registered.
All grading scales are criterion-referenced. Please check the course syllabus in order to see which grading scale is used on your course. Please note that a re-sit in order to raise a passing grade is not permitted.
- G/U (Pass/Fail) | This is the most common used grading scale used at regular courses at Karolinska Institutet
- VG/G/U (Pass with distinction/Pass/Fail) | Some courses use this grading scale
- A-F (definitions below) | Clinical rotations and some courses at the global programmes use the grading scale A-F
The following definitions apply for the A-F grading scale:
|Grading scale||Definition (Swedish)||Definition (English)|
|B||MYCKET BRA||VERY GOOD|