Estonian Higher Education Qualifications Framework

Estonian Higher Education Qualifications Framework

Degree Nominal length of programme ECTS credits QF-EHEA¹ level EQF-LLL² level
Doktor (Doctor) 3-4 years 180-240 ECTS credits Third-cycle Level 8
Magister (Master) 1-2 years (together with the first cycle programme at least 5 years) 60-120 ECTS credits Second-cycle Level 7
Degrees of integrated Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes 5-6 years 300-360 ECTS credits Second-cycle Level 7
Bakalaureus (Bachelor) 3-4 years 180-240 ECTS credits First-cycle Level 6

¹ Qualifications Framework of the European Higher Education Area
² European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning