The students select altogether 30 ECTS of elective studies. The studies completed during the exchange period (20 ECTS) at a NoVA partner University will be placed to elective studies. In addition to this student can choose freely studies from Aalto ARTS, other Schools of Aalto University and/or studies in other universities in Finland (Joo-studies). NoVA Courses with Varying Contents can be included in elective studies. The course Theories and Practices of Visual Culture can be included either in elective studies or in advanced studies.