Research and analysis

Credit transfer in higher education

Research about using credit transfer between higher education institutions to support flexible study.


Credit transfer in higher education: a review of the literature


This research covers:

  • credit, credit accumulation, credit transfer, and the systems and frameworks supporting it
  • take-up and provision of credit transfer schemes
  • operational issues and practical implications
  • challenges for transferring credit
  • potential benefits
Published 1 March 2017