Credit load in one Semester
At Binus University, 1 credit equals to 36-48 hours/semester with 1 student workload consists of 50 minutes/week.
Study load in one semester can be determined by individual ability and by looking at the students results from the last semester, which are measured by Semester Grade Point Average (IPS/GPS), or all of the semesters by Cumulative Grade Point Average (IPK/GPA).
Semester Grade Point Average (IPS/GPS) is counted as follow:
Cumulative Grade Point Average (IPK/GPA) is counted as follow:
K = Number of credits taken in related semester
N = Weight of each subject taken
M = Conversion Value (K x N)
L = Number of pass credits
The following table explains the number of maximum credits that can be taken by students according to Grade Point Semester.
Table 4. Maximum Study Weight of student for regular program
|Maximum credit that could be taken
|2||The Credit taken is determined by distribution of subjects|
|8 and onwards||10/19/23 Credits|
Example of Calculation methods of Grade Point Semester and Grade Point Average:
Table 5. Calculation methods of Grade Point Semester and Grade point average
|Algorithm and Programming||C||2||4||8|
|Introduction to Financial Accounting||E||0||4||0|
|T O T A L||20||43|
|Number of passing credits : 18 credits|
|GPS attained : 43 / 20 = 2.15|
|GPA attained : 43 / 18 = 2.39|
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