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top-up programmes


Pathway to British degrees (bachelor/master) 

top-up programmes

As OTHM qualifications are regulated, graduates are eligible to progress onto degree and master's programmes with advanced entry.

Progression to university programmes with advanced standing:

  • Completion of Level 4 & 5 Diploma(s) together 240 credits, which is equivalent to UK degree year 1 & 2 respectively, allow learners to join Final year degree top-up and achieve a full degree.

  • Completion of Level 6 Diploma 120 credits, which is equivalent to UK degree Final year, allow learners to join relevant Masters programmes.

  • Completion of Level 7 Diploma gives learners 120 credits exemption towards a 180 credits MBA/Masters programme, which means learners only need to complete a 60 credit dissertation to achieve a full MBA/Masters programme.

  • Completion of Level 8 Diploma gives learners 180 credits exemption towards a DBA/DProf/PhD programme,

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