The university’s definition of a micro-credential is provided below. Please contact Educational Quality team if you wish to discuss the establishment of a micro-credential.
A micro-credential recognises and certifies a set of specific learning elements, knowledge, competencies and professional skills or a combination thereof.
A micro-credential may be achieved in one or more ways, including but not limited to the following:
i. It may be drawn across one or more topics
ii. It may be drawn across one or more topics, combined with recognised prior learning or professional assessment
Micro-credentials within awards are to be approved in accordance with the Award Course Approval Procedures.
Where the micro-credential is offered outside of an award course refer to the Non-award Courses Policy (under development).
Source: Award Courses Policy