Diploma Certificate / Transcript of Record / Diploma Supplement
BAS is a professional degree program. That means that you will get your diploma certificate only after you final diploma examination and complete master in architecture after the 5th year. After the examination in the 2. And 3.year, you will receive a confirmation that you have passed the exams and that you are qualified to continue to the next level.
The Diploma certificate of BAS will be awarded on a ceremony medio August every year. As an appendix to the diploma certificate from BAS, you will get a Transcript of Records. Here is listed the different modules you have taken (1.-3.year /3 different master courses /Diploma thesis.) If you have taken theoretical subjects or master courses at other schools, you should include transcripts from there. Especially if any of these are recognized into the degree at BAS.
As an appendix to the diploma certificate, one will receive a Diploma Supplement (DS). This is a document written in English, which explains the diploma certificate and the degree obtained.
In addition, the Diploma Supplement contains an explanation of the Norwegian educational and grading system, as stated by the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT).
The purpose of the Diploma Supplement is to provide sufficient independent data to improve the international transparency and fair academic and professional recognition of qualifications (diplomas, degrees, certificates etc.)
It is designed to provide a description of the nature, level, context, content and status of the studies that were pursued and successfully completed by the individual named on the original qualification to which the supplement is appended.
The issuing of diploma supplements upon graduation is mandatory, pursuant to Act no. 15 of April 1st, 2005 relating to Universities and Colleges, point 53.1.
The Diploma Supplement is issued automatically, free of charge and in English language for all students upon graduation.
The Diploma Supplement will also show if you have been doing internship or studied abroad. Please note that internship is a non-credit activity, and requires a voluntary leave of absence from the study programme.
Read more about Diploma Supplement at NOKUT`s webpage.
Download an example of Diploma Supplement at BAS. This inlcudes a Transcript of Record as mandatory attachement.
Download an example of Transcript of Record at BAS.