Exchange Credit Requirements

On this page you'll find everything you need to know about the various credit requirements for each of our partner organisations.
 
 

Credit Requirements for Study Exchanges – Europe and Overseas

 

Country  Partner institution Minimum credit requirement
(per semester)
Europe (all countries) All destinations 30 ECTS credits
(variable number of classes depending on institution and subject area)
Australia Central Queensland University, Rockhampton 24 credits (usually 4 classes)
Deakin University, Melbourne 4 credits (usually 4 classes)
Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane 48 credits (usually 4 classes)
Victoria University, Melbourne 48 credits (usually 4 classes)
 Canada George Brown College, Toronto 15 credits (usually 5 classes)
Laval University, Quebec 12 credits (usually 4 classes)
Ryerson University, Toronto 4 credits (usually 4 classes)
Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto 2 credits (usually 4 classes)
 Hong Kong Hong Kong Baptist University 12 credits (approx. 4 classes), maximum 18 credits (approx. 6 classes)
Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong 15 THEI credits (usually 5 classes)
 New Zealand Auckland University of Technology 60 credits (usually 4 classes)
 USA Brooklyn College (The City University of New York)
12 US credits per semester or 24 US credits for a full-year exchange
Central Washington State University

Autumn Exchanges:
Quarter 1 (Sep-Dec) - 15 credits

Spring Exchanges:
Quarter 2 (Jan-Mar) - 15 credits
Quarter 3 (Apr-Jun) - 15 credits
Quarters 2 and 3 (Jan-Jun) - 24 credits (12 per quarter)

Full year exchanges:
Quarters 1-3 (Sep-Jun) - 36 credits (12 per quarter)

  • The minimum of 12 credits per quarter is in order to comply with visa requirements.
  • Each class is on average worth 3 credits, but may vary.
  • Please be aware that the workload at CWU and Drexel can be quite demanding.
Drexel University, Pennsylvania
Missouri School of Journalism 12 US credits per semester or 24 US credits for a full-year exchange
Robert Morris University, Pennsylvania
15 US credits per semester or 30 US credits for a full-year exchange
San Diego State University, California 12 US credits per semester or 24 US credits for a full-year exchange
San Jose State University, California
12 US credits per semester or 24 US credits for a full-year exchange
University of West Florida
15 US credits per semester or 30 US credits for a full-year exchange

 

ISEP Exchanges

 

USA

Students on ISEP exchange in the USA are required to study classes worth 15 US credits per semester except where their host university only permits a maximum of 12 US credits. In the latter case, your host university will need to confirm this by email to the Global Mobility Team.

Worldwide

Please ask the Global Mobility Team for advice on credit requirements in other countries.