Credits and grading

Aalto University uses the ECTS European Credit Transfer System. The Bachelor's degree in Aalto University consists of 180 credits (ECTS) and the Master's degree of 120 credits (ECTS). One academic year of studies requires approximately 1600 hours of full-time work, which is equivalent to 60 credits (ECTS).

The workload required to complete a course or a degree programme is given in ECTS credits, which translates into Finnish as opintopiste.

To be able to earn credits from a course, you must pass the course. Failed or dropped courses will not appear on your transcript of records.