Online degrees at LIBF Recognition of prior learning

Thinking about transferring to LIBF from another university? We may be able to recognise your individual qualifications or previous work experience, so you can start your journey to success with LIBF. 

How to apply or transfer if you already have relevant experience or qualifications

Thinking of transferring institutions? We may be able to count the credits you've earned towards your LIBF degree.

Taken a non-traditional study path? We can take your professional experience into account.

Want to achieve your degree faster? Your prior learning could mean you're exempt from some modules.

The process

If you’ve studied before or have other individual qualifications, it only takes a few simple steps to find out if your prior learning can be recognised. 

Step 1 – Find an LIBF online degree that aligns with your ambitions and submit your application. Already an LIBF student? No problem, you can proceed directly to Step 2. 

Step 2 – Talk to one of our Study Advisers about your personal recognition options and for advice on the recognition process.  

Step 3 – Think you meet the criteria? Go ahead and complete our Recognition of Prior Learning form. 

Recognition of prior learning form

Step 4 - Once you’ve completed the Recognition of Prior Learning form and provided the relevant information, please send it to us at recognition-online@libf.ac.uk. We’ll let you know which modules of your degree you're exempt from. 

You may need to provide the following:  

  • your CV with detailed information about your career path and your roles and responsibilities 

  • academic and professional qualifications and training/CPD activities (if they were gained in the last seven years) 

  • employment references or employer certificates.

Contact us about our online degrees

If you have any queries about how to apply for our online degrees, or anything else, please contact our Study Advisors.

Our office is open Monday to Friday from 8.00am to 6.00pm UK time.

Get your online degree digital prospectus

You’ll find everything you need to know about studying an online degree with us in our digital prospectus. To receive your personalised prospectus, please fill out the form below with a valid email address.

Once you've submitted the form, keep an eye on your inbox for your prospectus to arrive via email.