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The procedure of ESTC credit transfer
Kazakh loans need recalculation into ECTS loans to provide academic mobility of students and recognition of educational programs in the European educational space. Academic credit in the ECTS is a measure of the complexity of the discipline, both in class and homework. One ECTS credit equals 25-30 academic hours. For recalculation of disciplines expressed in Kazakhstan credits into ECTS credits used data from Table 1.
Table 1 - Recalculation Kazakhstan credits into ECTS credits.
|Educational level||Kazakhstan credits||Conversion factor||ECTS credits|
|Bachelor||A credit||From 1,5 to 1.8||2 credits|
|Profile MA||A credit||From 2 to 2.4||2 credits|
|Scientific and pedagogical MA||A credit||From 2.5 to 3||3 credits|
|Educational practice||A credit||From 0.5 to 0.6||A credit|
|Pedagogical practice||A credit||From 1 to 1.2||A credit|
|Industrial practice||A credit||From 2.5 to 3||A credit|
|Exploratory practice||A credit||From 4 to 4.8||A credit|
|Scientific (experimental) – research work of a graduate student||A credit||From 4 to 4.8||5 credits|
|Final assessment of a student||A credit||From 3.2 to 4.5||5 credits|
Knowledge assessment system of Kazakhstan is based on point-rating system literal assessment of academic achievements of students, includes ten positive ratings (A to D), which provide for the assignment of loans and an unsatisfactory estimate F without giving credit.
Table 2 - ECTS estimate conversion to point-letter rating system for evaluating educational achievements of students
|ECTS mark||Letter mark||Figure point equivalent||Percentage||Traditional evaluation system|
ECTS mark conversion to point-letter rating system for evaluating educational achievements of students and vice versa is in accordance with Table 3.
Table 3 – Mark conversion of point-letter rating system to ECTS mark.
|Letter system mark||Figure equivalents of points||Percentage||Traditional system mark||ECTS mark|