NFUT0030 - Norwegian for foreigners, online short course - Campus Ålesund og Campus Gjøvik


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 2 hours E

Course content

The short course is a language course for beginners. The course focuses on basic grammar and use of everyday language in both oral and written production.

Learning outcome

The candidate`s level of knowledge is equivalent to at least Level A1 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).


The candidate:  

  • is able to understand and use everyday expressions in order to carry out day-to-day tasks
  • is able to introduce him, or herself and others
  • is able to ask questions and answer questions about his or her whereabouts, acquaintances and possessions
  • is able to interact with another person in an understandable way provided the other person speaks slowly and clearly, and is willing to clear up any communicative issues

Learning methods and activities

This is an online course, with 3 hours of online teaching per week.

Compulsory assignments: 3 written assignments, 80 % attendance (the first online lecture is compulsory), oral exercise/test. 

Compulsory assignments

  • 3 assignments
  • 1 compulsory oral presentation or test
  • 80% attendance (compulsory attendance first online class)

Further on evaluation

In order to sit for the exam students need to hand in 3 written assignments which must be approved by the end of the course. In addition there will be an oral test.

The exam will be in Norwegian bokmål.

Approved examination's requirements are valid for 4 semesters after approval date.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Norwegian for Foreigners (NFUT)

Required previous knowledge

This course is designed for applicants at campus Ålesund and Campus Gjøvik

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
NFUT0001 7.5
NFUT0002 7.5
NFUT0003 7.5
NFUT0004 7.5
NFUT0005 7.5
NFUT0006 7.5
NFUT0007 7.5
NFUT0008 7.5
NFUT0011 7.5
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Norwegian for international students


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund , Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Norwegian as a Second Language
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 E 2021-11-24 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
M433-Eksamensrom 4.etg Mustad, Inngang A 9
G132 Gnisten/Fagskolen 13
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 E
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"

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