Accreditation of Prior Learning

University Policy on the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)

Accreditation of Prior Learning

This policy sets out the University’s requirements for the management and assessment of Accredited Prior Learning (APL). The regulatory requirements relating to APL are stated in Senate Regulation 2: Regulations governing admission and registration for taught programmes.

This policy applies to prospective students who wish to apply for the recognition of credits gained previously at the University or another institution towards a University award. It does not apply to the assessment of an applicant’s eligibility for entry to a programme based on non-standard entry qualifications/experience.

Adobe Acrobat (PDF) Policy and Procedure on the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) (PDF)

Appendix 1 - Credits which may be accepted as APL towards a University award (PDF)

Appendix 2 - Roles and Responsibilities with respect applications for APL (PDF)

Appendix 3 - Accreditation of Prior Learning Application Form (Word)

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