Author: Anna Kahn
No, microcredentials are designed to be taken anywhere in the world. You won’t need the right to study in the country where the university offering the microcredential is based.
No. All of the learning will take place online, including any tests or exams.
No, you won’t need to be online at particular times of the day. Microcredentials are designed to fit around your life. There may be live events as part of your …
This depends on which microcredential you choose to study. Please see the microcredential description page for more information.
We don’t have any bursaries available at the moment, but we may do in the future.
This depends on the partner’s policies. Please contact our Community team at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are having trouble.
We aim to run each microcredential two to three times a year, but this is at the discretion of the partner who created the course. If there are no dates …
The refund policy for each microcredential varies depending on the institution running the course. Please check the microcredential information page for more information or contact our Community team at email@example.com.
Whether or not you will be able to retake your assessment will depend on the policies of the partner who created the course.
It is not currently possible to use a microcredential to claim UCAS points, but you may be able to claim the credits from the microcredential for your degree.
Academic credits are a standard used by universities to measure and assess your work and effort, generally on a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD programme. If you can use the academic …
Most microcredentials are worth 10-15 UK credits, 4-6 ECTS, or 2-3 US credits. You can find the exact number of credits on each microcredential page.
Microcredentials are accredited, online credentials designed to help you build specialised skills relevant to your career. They offer valuable learning without the time and cost commitment of a full degree. …
The specific support available will depend on the university partner offering the microcredential, so please see their website for more information.
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