Examining Procedures

For all Bachelor students

Each English for Economists Credit-Point Course A, B, C or D offers training of 3 lesson units (75 minutes) per week and awards 5 credit points for successfully completing it. This means achieving a pass in the examinations at the end of the semester and in the same semester. It is therefore required that a candidate attend classes regularly, participate actively and take the oral and written examinations accordingly.

Bachelor students may complete a maximum of 3 English for Economists Credit-Point Courses. Bachelor students of Business Education (Wirtschaftspädagogik) must as a rule complete all 4 English for Economists Credit-Point Courses.

Both the oral and written examinations take place at the end of the course. The written examination is of 120 minutes’ duration. The oral examination awards a maximum of 20 points; the written examination awards a maximum of 80 points. The sum of the two scores makes up the final grade.

For examination dates: see LSF. These dates are final! There is no second date for the exams.

Dictionaries or aids of any kind are not allowed to be used in any examination.

For Students studying for a Bachelor's degree in Business Education (Wirtschaftspädagogik)

English for Economists can be chosen by Bachelor students of Business Education as an elective subject for study. All four English for Economists Credit-Point Course in the Faculty of Economics & Business Administration must be successfully completed by them, each one awarding 5 Credit Points, making a total of 20 Credit Points, as stipulated by the Examination Regulations.

For Students studying for a Master's degree in Business Education (Wirtschaftspädagogik)

English for Economists can be chosen as an elective within 'Studienrichtung II' (Study Specialisation II). Master students of Business Education must successfully complete three English for Economists Credit-Point Course out of A, B, C and D in the Faculty of Economics & Business Administration, in any order. They must also successfully complete the courses in the Institut für England- und Amerikastudien.

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