Advanced Placements & Transfer of Credits

Advanced Placements & Transfer of Credits

Nest Academy Dubai welcomes students who have completed one or more years of study at a recognised university, college or higher education (HE) institution having earned academic credits in approved post-secondary qualifications. ‘Pre-accreditation’ is what the Academy calls our process for transferring credits. Most of our Graduation Pathway Programmes accept entrants onto the second and third year.

Students should be aware that the Academy does not offer pre-accreditation for the Foundation Programme or for Professional Pathway Programmes.

All applicants must meet the standard entry criteria of Nest Academy Dubai. Students seeking pre-accreditation should provide comprehensive information which will enable us to determine suitability for credit transfer. This includes:

  • Curriculum and syllabus details

  • Certificates of completion of programme (if applicable)

  • Statement showing credits gained and grades/marks achieved

  • An explanation of the grading system.

Suitability for credit transfer onto one of our Graduation Pathway Programmes will be assessed on an individual basis by our academics and based on consideration of the following:

  • Compatibility of the learning outcomes of previous study with that of Nest Academy Dubai programmes and modules

  • Academic achievement – the grades on the transcripts for Higher Education level credits will be particularly significant

  • Academic reference and personal statements

If the Academy is unable to offer a student a place on their chosen programme, an alternative offer will be made for their consideration.



Where a programme offers recognition by a professional body, such recognition may not extend to students entering at an advanced point of entry unless the professional body accepts the prior qualification as meeting their requirements.


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