EPMA - Practical Information

The recognition of a module (worth 4 ECTS) has a work load of 100 hours (1 ECTS = 25 hours of work load) consisting of: The ratio between self study time and project work is not necessarily the same on each EPMA module. 10 EPMA modules have to be taken. This yields 40 ECTS.

The thesis accounts for another 20 ECTS. The thesis has a work load of about 500 hours.

The full EPMA programme hence consists of 60 ECTS equal to one year of full time studies. As EPMA is a part time programme, it will probably require a minimum of 3 years in order to finish with a degree.

ECTS credits are collected at HAW Hamburg. HAW Hamburg issues a transcript of records if needed. HAW Hamburg awards the joint EPMA degree together with a Diploma Supplement for all students who fulfil the EPMA requirements. The EPMA programme also offers a double degree option: