Self-contained courses are available with instruction given in English, sorted by main subject area. They are offered at the undergraduate level (basic), and master's level (advanced).
Umeå University uses the ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) as its system of credits. 1.5 ECTS credits is equivalent to one week of study. A normal workload is 30 credits per term (semester) or 60 credits per academic year. It is important to check the "Study Period" on the individual course page to find out the duration and tempo of the course.