Recognition and accreditation of prior learning for BSc Marketing

You can apply for prior learning to be recognised and accredited for the following associated undergraduate degree, this section sets out how it works for Stage 1 and 2 courses.

  • BSc Marketing

You can apply for prior learning to be recognised and accredited for up to four (120 credits) of the following Stage 1 courses (each worth 30 credits):

  • Foundations of quantitative methods for sustainable organisations [BU1510]
  • Interpreting management, market and consumption [BU1520]
  • Information systems and organisation studies [BU1530]
  • International business and accounting [BU1540]

And you can also:

Apply for prior learning to be recognised and accredited for up to four (120 credits) of the following Stage 2 courses (each worth 30 credits):

  • Employability and human resource management [BU2510]
  • Strategic management and accounting [BU2520]
  • Operations management and marketing strategy [BU2530]
  • Marketing research and digital consumer culture [BU2570]

If your prior learning is recognised, you will not need to study the corresponding course to complete your degree.

How it works / How to apply

Automatic recognition and accreditation of prior learning

If you have a qualification listed in the table below, and it has been awarded within the past five years, you may apply for your prior learning to be accredited automatically. There is no fee payable for this service.

Institution

Qualification

Automatic APL for up to 120 credits from:

NCUK International Year One

Foundations of quantitative methods for sustainable organisations [BU1510] (30 credits)

Interpreting management, markets and consumption [BU1520] (30 credits)

Information systems and organisation studies [BU1530] (30 credits)

International business and accounting [BU1540] (30 credits)

Conditions:

Credits required: 120
Average score: 60+

Saint Martin's Institute of Higher Education, Malta

Diploma in Entrepreneurship

Foundations of Quantitative Methods for Sustainable Organisations [BU1510] (30 credits)
Interpreting Management, Market and Consumption [BU1520] (30 credits) Information systems and Organisation
Studies [BU1530] (30 credits)
International Business and Accounting
[BU1540] (30 credits)

Saint Martin's Institute of Higher Education, Malta Diploma in Marketing Foundations of Quantitative Methods for Sustainable Organisations [BU1510] (30 credits)
Interpreting Management, Market and Consumption [BU1520] (30 credits)
Information systems and Organisation
Studies [BU1530] (30 credits)
International Business and Accounting [BU1540] (30 credits)
Saint Martin's Institute of Higher Education, Malta Diploma in Management and Leadership Foundations of Quantitative Methods for Sustainable Organisations [BU1510] (30 credits)
Interpreting Management, Market and Consumption [BU1520] (30 credits)
Information systems and Organisation Studies [BU1530] (30 credits)
International Business and Accounting [BU1540] (30 credits)
Saint Martin's Institute of Higher Education, Malta Diploma in Finance Foundations of Quantitative Methods for Sustainable Organisations [BU1510] (30 credits)
Interpreting Management, Market and Consumption [BU1520] (30 credits)
Information systems and Organisation Studies [BU1530] (30 credits)
International Business and Accounting [BU1540] (30 credits)

Discretionary APL

If you have successfully completed other qualifications that, in your view, reflect similar learning outcomes to any of the listed Stage 1 and/or Stage 2 courses, you can apply for this to be recognised and accredited as prior learning.

In each case, we assess how the course you have studied compares to the course for which you have applied for accreditation. You pay a non-refundable fee per course when you apply.

How to apply

You apply for recognition of prior learning by completing the relevant sections of the online application form.

Please note all discretionary requests must be submitted by 14 September 2021 for the 2021/22 academic session. Once submitted, we must receive all required evidence to support your application by 12 October 2021.

More information

Read more about how to apply for recognition and accreditation of prior learning and what happens next.