UV9297 – Measurement models

Schedule, syllabus and examination date

Course content

UV9297 is taught as a compulsory course in the master's program Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation, with the course code and title MAE4101 Measurement models. The content, schedule and reading list for UV9297 are the same as for MAE4101.

Please see the course page for MAE4101 for a detailed description of the course contents and learning outcomes.

It is strongly recommended that the students in UV9297 attend all lectures with hands-on components.


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

PhD candidates at the Faculty of Educational Sciences will be given priority, but candidates from other programs or universities may also apply.

The deadline for registration is 23 March, 2022.

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

Master's degree.

Recommended previous knowledge

It is recommended that candidates have completed MAE4000 Data Science or equivalent. If you are unsure of whether your prior knowledge is sufficient, please contact CEMO.


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

Coordinator/Responsible: Professor Ronny Scherer

Teaching: Joint teaching with the master level version of the course, MAE4101.

Schedule and literature: Please see the semester pages.


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 in the course.

Use of sources and citation

You should familiarize yourself with the rules that apply to the use of sources and citations. If you violate the rules, you may be suspected of cheating/attempted cheating.

Language of examination

The examination text is given in English, and you submit your response in English.

Grading scale

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

Facts about this course

Every spring
Every spring
Teaching language