Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme

Except where otherwise stated, this scheme applies to programmes starting from September 2013. Students registered on programmes prior to that date will be governed by the scheme in force at the time of admission.

  • 1. Definition of Credit
  • 2. Credit Weighting and Notional Hours
  • 3. General and Specific Credit
  • 4. Level of Modular Unit of Study
  • 5. Level Descriptors
  • 6. Awards Framework
  • 7 Exit Awards and Re-Entry
  • 8. Certificate and Diploma
  • 9. Scheme Structures and Credit Levels
  • 10. Assessment
  • 11. Undergraduate Degree Classes
  • 12.Postgraduate Grades
  • 13. Conditions for Accreditation
  • 14. Transfer Limits
  • Appendix A
  • Appendix B