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Credit recognition

If you’ve completed previous study in Communication subjects or courses at a tertiary level, you may be eligible for credit recognition.

Use the credit recognition search tool to see how much credit you might be eligible for.

Credit recognition limit

The maximum credit recognition you can receive is up to a maximum of one-third of the credit points required to complete your new UTS course.

How to apply

Applications for credit recognition must be submitted to the UTS Student Administration team. Here’s what you need to know before you apply:

  • You must submit original or certified copies of your transcript along with your application for credit recognition.
  • You must attach outlines for the subjects you’re using as a basis for credit recognition
  • You must submit your application at least two weeks before you start your UTS studies.
  • You must enrol in all your subjects, even if you’re waiting for the outcome of an application for credit recognition. Your enrolment can be modified if your credit recognition application is approved.

Apply for credit recognition

Insearch students, current or previous UTS students

If you’re a current UTS student, a previous UTS student or an Insearch student, your eligibility for credit recognition will be assessed based on your UTS or Insearch transcript. If you’ve completed additional studies outside of UTS, you’ll need to provide an original or certified copy of your non-UTS transcript.

External articulation arrangements

UTS:Communication awards block credit for previous study with the following institutions under pre-determined arrangements. The links below provide the typical programs of study for students with approved credit recognition from these institutions.

View block credit details for study at the following institutions.

UTS:Insearch, Australia

Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore

Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore

Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore.

Note: * indicates courses also offered as a combined degree with the Bachelor of Arts in International Studies.