When there is one theoretical examination, the following rules apply:
The student is once eligible for the theoretical exam.
Then there are two recaptures possible after the original exam. Shenzhou Open University sets 3 exam periods per year, in June / July, September and January. There are no extra costs for making the first exam, or the first re-exam. For second re-exams, exam fees of €100,- will be charged. Individual appointments outside of the stipulated exam data are not possible.
When there are several theoretical tests that together give a final mark, the following rules apply:
The student will once be eligible to make a theory test by theoretic test.
If the final mark is not sufficient after addition, two recalculations are possible after the original exam on the subject matter of both part-tests.
Cum Laude is granted to students of Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine or Tuina course who have a score of 8.5 or higher and NO exam below 8.0, AND finished Foundations of Western Medicine course, if necessary. The average is calculated over the results of the Foundations of TCM and the results per year of the course of choice, divided by the subsequent number of years. Students who failed once or more, will not be granted Cum Laude status even though the final average score is 8.5 or higher.