Examinations and Performance assessments at the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Information for students enrolled in the Master study program of Drug Sciences or Toxicology

Please note: English dictionaries must not be used in examinations at the Phil.-nat. Faculty
(cp. regulations for Non-German-speaking students from the Italian und French speaking parts of Switzerland


General information

Students acquire credit points according to the European Credit Transfer System ECTS due to controlled performance reviews. These include Course accompanying examinations (lectures, seminars, written examination part in practical course) for which students are registered by registering for the courses in MOnA, Performance Assessments which are defined by previous drafting a Learning contract in MOnA for the recognition of ECTS credit points achieved at other institutions of higher education or Individual Learning contracts for internal and external Master's thesis work and examination.

Examination reviews

Students are given access to written examination papers on request (in the case of oral examinations granted for examination protocols).

The following binding deadlines apply: Written registration at the assessor (bold printed person in the online course directory) not later than 30 days after sending the confirmation by the Faculty Office of the Dean of Studies. The responsible lecturers/assessors will determine the date, organization and modalities of the examination thereafter.
Leaflet of the Phil.-Nat. Faculty on Examination reviews (Merkblatt der Phil.-nat. Fakultät zur Prüfungseinsicht, available in German only)

Electronic Assessments (iPads)

Introduction into the Assessment application BeAxi / Kurzeinführung Prüfungsapplikation BeAxi
(currently available only in German)

In addition, the software can be downloaded in iTunes for free. Further on, students get the possibility to test the application by arrangement a few weeks before the next examination session starts.