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Study Programs of RCST has been carefully designed to be convenient, relevant, and build on your past academic courseworks and professional experience. The College will accept Transfer Credits which makes it possible for accomplished students and learners to complete the study program within the shortest possible time. We will make proper evaluation of students' previous education and training, and appropriate credits accepted will be transferred into the program. There are limited transfer credits into Master and Doctoral programs

 

 

Transfering Credits to RCST

RCST Rockfield College of Sciences and Technology will allows Transfer Credits completed from prior higher education courses credits earned from recognised university and colleges, training institutions, professional examinations, and relevant professional licenses and certifications

 

Maximum Transfered Credits to RCST

Bachelor Program: up to 70 percent of Undergraduate Courses can be transfe into Bachelor program

Master Program: up to 30 percent of Graduate Courses can be transferred into Maste program

Doctoral Program: up to 25 percent of Postgraduate Courses can be transfer into Doctorate program

 

● Academic Credits: College Equivalency Credits (CEC)

Academic Credits enables student to earn academic credits for previous education, by taking account of your previous academic and professional studies. RCST allows limited transfer credits into Undergraduate and Graduate programs provided the exempted courses are aedequately relevant to the studentís program and equivalent in both content and degree level of Undergraduate or Graduate courses. RCST accepts academic credits from institutions accredited by agencies recognised by Swiss Accreditation Services (SAS); Council for Higher Education Accreditation (USA); and Supra-National Government Agency (Local and International) authorised to provide educational quality certification

 

 

Prior Experiential Learning (PEL)

RCST uses guidelines established by the CAEL Council for Adult Education and Experiential Learning (USA).  RCST will allows student to bring into the program quality work experience and independent learning that will earns them academic credits, Knowledge and understanding of course content acquired through experience, such work experience must be deemed equivalent to University-Level of learning, and the ability to demonstrate a balance between Theory and Practice. Prospective Student will submit an Experiential Learning Portfolio to RCS to be consider for acceptable transfer credits under PEL

 

Basis for Transfer Credits under PEL Prior Experiential Learning

RCST Admission Commitee and Student Services Administration will determine the acceptable level of Quality Transfer Credits allowed.  The basis for granting academic credits transfer under PEL Prior Experiential Learning will include:

 

Proof of completion of college-level learning.

Evidential measurable learning outcomes, not the experience alone.

Prior courses / training completed are proven equivalent to one of RCS course offering.

Student demonstrates that prior learning acquired had an appropriate balance of theory and practical application to the enrolled degree program

 Academic Dean makes decisions regarding the granting of academic credit for experiential learning.

 

Advanced Standing Qualifications - Reduce Program Cost and Duration

Student with verifiable Advanced Standing Higher Qualifications (above minimum admission requirement) will be granted considerable exemption from courses deemed equivalent to RCST courses offering, thus reduce the cost and duration of study. The Total Tuition Fees will depend on the qualifications held and quality transfer credits granted. (see admission requirements)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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