Examinations that form part of third-cycle courses and study programmes shall be assessed in accordance with the grading system prescribed by the higher education institution. The grade shall be determined by a teacher specially nominated by the higher education institution (the examiner). HEO 6:32 (2010:1064).
Examinations included in third-cycle studies at Luleå University of Technology are given the grade of pass or fail. Study results are reported in Ladok no later than five working days after correction of the examination is completed. The examiner for the course is responsible for doctoral students who pass being registered in Ladok via the departmental administrator.