51 credit points per full-time student
On average, ordinary full-time students achieved 51 credit points in 2011/2012.
|1Ordinary students those registered per 1 October with start the academic year yyyy and are not on continuing education.|
|The share of students with completed credit pointsts||9.7||9.8||11.2|
|The share of students with completed 1-29 credit points||9.6||9.3||11.0|
|The share of students with completed 30-59 credit points||29.0||28.8||28.6|
|60 credit pointsor abov||51.7||52.1||49.2|
|Total number og students||154 299||153 448||141 517|
Students in specialised university institutions achieved the lowest average among the different institutional types, with 48 credit points on average. Students in military colleges achieved on average almost 60 credit points, which is equal to standardised study progression. Of all ordinary full-time students, 10 per cent did not attain any credit points in 2011/2012.
Humanities and Arts has the lowest share of students with full study progression
Less than 45 per cent of ordinary full-time students in the field of Humanities and Arts achieved full study progression. In contrast, 64 per cent of ordinary full-time students in Transport and Communications, Safety and Security and other services achieved 60 credit points or more. Sixty-one per cent of ordinary full-time students in Health, Welfare and Sport achieved 60 credit points or more.
Women achieved more credit points
When including all students, i.e. not just full-time students, the average credit point achieved was lower. Of all registered students who completed credit points, the average was 43 credit points. The proportion of women who completed 60 credit points or more was higher than the corresponding proportion for men. Thirty-seven per cent of all female students and 35 per cent of all male students completed 60 credit points or more during the academic year 2011/12.
Immigrants completed fewer credit points
The proportion of immigrants who completed 60 credit points or more was 29 per cent, which is lower than other students (37 per cent) and also lower than Norwegian-born to immigrant parents (36 per cent). Compared with other groups, a larger proportion of immigrants did not complete any credit points in 2011/12. Eighteen per cent of immigrants did not complete any credit points, and the corresponding figure for other students was 13 per cent.