Practice Credits in MiQE/F For work experience that is closely related to the MiQE/F programme, you can earn up to 6 Practice Credits. We recommend you to gain practical experience already during your studies and to establish contacts for your entry into the job market. The MiQE/F awards Practice Credits for qualified internships upon application. The internships must relate to the studies of the MiQE/F. They include in particular: internships in private sector companies, internships in federal, cantonal and municipal authorities or in international organizations, projects and achievements in trade and industry, politics, and administration; Activities at an institute or research center are generally not accepted. You can receive credits for a period of work experience completed before taking up your Master's degree programme at the University of St.Gallen provided the project was carried out a maximum of one year before the start of the Master’s degree programme and you also held a recognised Bachelor’s or equivalent degree at the start of the work experience, or, in the case of HSG students, you must have fulfilled the conditions for receiving the Bachelor’s degree.