UV9291 – Principles of Measurement

Schedule, syllabus and examination date

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Course content

UV9291 is taught alongside the master's level course MAE4011 Principles of Measurement. The contents of the course, schedule and reading list are the same as for MAE4011.

Please see the course page for MAE4011 for a detailed description of the course contents and learning outcomes.


There is a limited number of seats due to joint teaching with the master’s level version of the course.

PhD candidates at the Faculty of Educational Sciences will be given priority, but it is also possible for others to apply for the course.

The deadline for registration is 11th October, 2021.

Candidates admitted to a PhD-program at the Faculty of Educational Sciences (UV) can apply in StudentWeb.

Other applicants can apply by filling out this electronic form.


Formal prerequisite knowledge

Basic knowledge of R is required.

Overlapping courses

4 credits overlap with UV9225 – Introduction to Educational Measurement (discontinued)


Organizer: CEMO (Centre for Educational Measurement at University of Oslo)

Coordinator/Responsible: Björn Andersson

Schedule: Please refer to the semester page

Literature: Please refer to the reading list for MAE4011.


To obtain 5 credits, 80 % attendance, successful completion of the mandatory assignments and paper is required.

A more specific description of the mandatory assignments and paper will be given at the course.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a pass/fail scale. Read more about the grading system.

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