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Recognition of Prior Learning

This Policy aims to provide guidance and clarity to the students, staff, employers and professional, statutory and regulatory bodies who are involved in Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

The University of Southampton Admissions Policy may also be useful when considering Admissions with Advanced Standing.


Useful documents

Recognition of Prior Learning Policy

Governance of RPL diagram

Overview of of RPL diagram

Guidance for Completing the Mapping Tool for Recognition of Prior Learning

RPL Academic Integrity Declaration Template

RPL Outcome of Assessment Template

RPL Submission Coversheet Template

RPL Assessment Criteria Template

RPL Assessment Template

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