The academic year consists of four periods of 10 weeks. Each period starts with 8 weeks of education. At the end of week 8 you have to complete your final products. In week 9 exams for the knowledge subjects take place. The exams consist of 60 multiple choice questions and a case study. You must score a minimum of 5.5 for both components to pass the exam. If you would fail for an exam, you have the opportunity to take the resit in the exam week of the next period.