## How many hours of study is 20 credits?

200 hours
The majority of courses are 20 credits each, however there are 10 credit courses and full year courses worth 40 credits. We recommend that for every 1 credit you should aim to do around 10 hours of independent study. This means that for each 20 credit course, you should be putting in 200 hours of study per semester.

## How many hours is 30 ECTS?

A year of full-time studies at university level is generally worth 60 ECTS credits, and defined as equal to 1,500 – 1,800 hours of study work. This means 1 ECTS is equal to between 25 to 30 hours (with the UK being one exception).

How many ECTS do you get per semester?

A standard UEA undergraduate semester is 60 University Credit Units (UCS), normally made up from between 1 – 4 modules totalling this amount. The ECTS equivalent is 30 ECTS. Therefore, the conversion rate from UCU to ECTS is 2:1, so 120 UCU is equal to 60 ECTS (a full academic year’s workload).

### How do you figure out semester hours?

One semester hour equals 15-16 contact hours per semester, regardless of the duration of the course. Basically, for a one-semester credit hour course, you should invest one contact hour in class and two additional preparation hours each week that take place out-of-class.

### How many hours is 10 ECTS?

One ECTS is equal to 28 hours of study. Bachelor’s and Master’s degree course subjects have a study load of either 5 ECTS or 10 ECTS, which is equal to 140 (5 x 28 hours) and 280 (10 x 28 hours) study load hours, respectively. The total study load for a three-year Bachelor’s degree course is 180 ECTS (3 x 60 ECTS).

How many hours is 60 ECTS?

One ECTS credit represents 25 to 30 hours of study (including class attendance). To complete a full-time programme, students must complete 60 credits per academic year (30 credits per semester).

#### How do I convert credit hours to ECTS?

How do you calculate ECTS? To calculate your ECTS in a particular subject, Add up your credit hours for the subject in 1 week, then multiply it will total weeks for the subject. Finally, Divide it with 30 (1 ECTS = 30hrs). That will be your total ECTS in the subject.

#### How many hours is an ECTS?

What does number of semester hours mean?

A semester credit hour (SCH) is the amount of credit a student earns for successful completion of one contact hour and two preparation hours per week for a semester. One semester hour equals 15-16 contact hours per semester, regardless of the duration of the course.