Credit will only be awarded against authenticated documentary evidence of learning and not for specific experiences. It is the achievement or outcomes of learning that is being recognized.
APEL (C) cannot be used to retrieve a failed module.
Decisions regarding the APEL (C) are an academic judgement. The APEL (C) process has the same status as any other assessment process in the University and follows parallel processes.
The decision making process and the outcomes for APEL (C) claims will be transparent and demonstrably rigorous and fair.
Collaborative partners delivering awards validated by a University will be expected to adhere to that University’s principles, procedures and processes for APEL (C).
APEL (C) can be implemented for all areas and levels of qualifications in the Malaysian Qualification Register (MQR) except for final year project-based subject and dissertations. For postgraduate level of study, the credit award is limited only to the courses in programmes conducted via coursework and mixed modes.
APEL (C) can be confined to courses in programmes that have obtained at least provisional accreditation from MQA
Courses that form part of the programme structure under professional bodies are subjected to acceptance by relevant professional bodies.