Micro-Credential

Overview

Smaller than a minor, a certificate or a major, micro-credentials allow candidates to meet their personalised learning needs by gaining knowledge and skills in areas that are relevant to their academic or professional goals. Students who complete a credit-bearing micro-credentials programme will receive a notation on their academic transcript as well as a digital badge.

Students who complete a non-credit programme will receive a digital badge. Visit the University’s micro-credentials website for a full listing of non-credit options.

What, How, By, With, As

What
Digital certification of assessed learning of knowledge, skills and competencies in a specific narrow area of field which can be components of academic programmes or standalone courses supporting professional, academic and personal development of candidates.
How

There are 3 modes to experience this certification.

  1. Open and Distance Learning
  2. Conventional
  3. Combination
By

Micro-credential certifications are awarded by:

  1. Higher Education Providers (HEP)
  2. Other Non-HEP
With

All Micro-credential certifications come with:

  1. Digital Certification
  2. Digital Badge
As

Standalone Micro-Credentials - Micro-credentials as executive and personal develeopment courses, Moocs, extracted from academic programmes etc. which can be recognised via APEL © or CT for Moocs.

Micro-Credentials as Components of Accredited Programmes - Micro-credentials unpacked from accredited programmes and retain accredited status.

Benefits of Micro-Credentials

Skills for 21st Century Careers
Common Purpose programmes give students the skills to begin their careers, thrive in their roles and take on leardership positions at work and in society.
Global Experience...Reframed

We support universities to reframe and deliver global experiences for students, through a combination of on-campus experiences, short-term outbound mobility programmes and virtual mobility courses.

Understanding Their Leadership Potential

We create powerful experiences which give students a much broader understanding of the impact they can have in the world, and the self-belief to go out and achieve it.

Understanding Their Leadership Potential

Our online learning approach is different because it facilitates meaningful engagement and connections, and delivers demonstrable skills.

How does Micro-Credentials at UNIRAZAK work?

Choose

Candidates choose their preferred Micro –Credentials Module.

Register

Upon selection, proceed to register and make payment.

Confirmation

Upon confirmation of payment, participants will receive a confirmation e-mail together with the schedule and UROX ID.

Module

The dedicated trainers for that module will add you into our UROX system.

***UNIRAZAK provides a cutting edge and systematic learning management system known as UROX UNIRAZAK Learning experience where student and lecturers can conveniently access teaching and learning resources. UROX allows students to learn at anytime anywhere.

Completion

Upon meeting the criteria for the module, participants will receive a digital badge and a mention of the module in the transcript. Micro-credentials can be considered through APEL C process for credits in programmes offered by UNIRAZAK.

Additional Details

Appropriate assessment methods are implemented to assess learning for formative, diagnostic and summative purposes.

• Examinations
• Tests
• Projects
• Other Learning Assessment
• Micro-Credential to Micro-Credentials
• Digital Certificate / Digital Badge to Digital Certificate or Digital Badge

Digital Certificate / Digital Badge

  1. Digital Badges
  2. Web Badges
  3. Nano-Degrees
  4. Mini-Degrees
  5. Micro-Certifications
  1. Earning a micro-credentials is like taking a shortened version of a college course. Some are online, some are in a classroom setting. For a badge, you might be asked to:

    1. Complete A Number of Assignments
    2. Attend Lectures/Seminars
    3. Present A Portfolio of Work on the Subject

    or

    1. Pass Assesssments or Skill Tests
    2. Attend National/International Conferences
    3. Display Application of Knowledge in a Work Setting

This suite of micro-credentials allows high school students to enrol and complete university-level subjects while they are in high school waiting for their university entrance exam results. Students benefit from lower fees and results and flexible learning requirements, trialling various university subjects/disciplines.

All micro-credentials completed successfully can be transferred as credits towards the corresponding university programme when the student enrols with university entrance exam results that meet entry criteria. Students may also enrol in non credit micro-credentials for fun learning and knowledge acquisition.

These students may enrol in postgraduate subjects as micro-credentials while reading for their undergraduate degree, or enrol in non-credit subjects for broadening their knowledge and up-skilling.

Credit-bearing subjects may be presented for advanced standing into selected postgraduate degree and thereby shorten their posgraduate their postgraduate studies, subject to entry criteria.

Students can improve their employability and entrepreneurial skillset through these highly practical courses.

These advanced level micro-credentials are designed for enhancing employability and promotional prospects of the student. They include both up-skilling and re-skilling courses in a variety of fields.

Employers may be able to select various micro-credentials combinations, or consult HELP to design bespoke training suite for the training of different groups of employees.

Some micro-credentials may be presented for HDRF funding.

Programme Fees Structure

Micro-Credentials Pathway to Master

Registration Fee = RM100
UROX = RM100
Fee per Module = RM1,850

Micro-Credentials Pathway to Degree

Registration Fee = RM100
UROX = RM100
Fee per Module = RM1,100

Micro-Credentials Pathway to Diploma

Registration Fee = RM100
UROX = RM100
Fee per Module = RM950

Micro-credential levels (Master)

Registration Fee = RM2,500
International Student Admin = RM200
UROX = RM100
Fee per Module = RM6,850

Micro-credential levels (Degree)

Registration Fee = RM2,500
International Student Admin = RM200
UROX = RM100
Fee per Module = RM4,300

Micro-credential levels (Diploma)

Registration Fee = RM2,500
International Student Admin = RM200
UROX = RM100
Fee per Module = RM4,000

Micro-Credential Training Calendar

Executive Master In Advanced Management

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