All degrees awarded by the University of Aberdeen must comply with credit point requirements set out in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework, or SCQF. (See http://www.scqf.org.uk for more information.) These requirements are: 

MINIMUM Credit Requirement for University of Aberdeen degrees:

 

In total

At Level 3

At Level 4

At Level 5

Ordinary (non-Honours) Degree

360

60

-

-

Designated (non-Honours) Degree

360

90

-

-

Honours Degree

480

180 with at least 90 at Level 4

-

MChem, MEng, MGeol or MPhys

600

-

-

120

Candidates must also take a combination of courses consistent with the Supplementary Regulations for their Degree, and, for individual Designated and Honours Degree programmes, the appropriate programme prescription.  See the University Calendar for details.