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    Hi! I'm currently a student in an American university and will have completed a full year of study by this December. What sort of qualifications would that fall under in UCAS, if any?
    From what I read in the international qualifications document, the only sort of qualification to come from an American uni is if I have a two-year associate's degree, rather than qualifications from each class taken. However, a few of the schools I'm applying to list a successful completion of one year at an American university as a potential prerequisite for admission. Another also says that transferring credits from previous schools is possible.
    Is there any kind of qualification listed in UCAS that would show that I've been getting credits from the school, or should I just list the university and say I didn't get any qualifications?
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    Hi! I'm currently a student in an American university and will have completed a full year of study by this December. What sort of qualifications would that fall under in UCAS, if any?
    From what I read in the international qualifications document, the only sort of qualification to come from an American uni is if I have a two-year associate's degree, rather than qualifications from each class taken. However, a few of the schools I'm applying to list a successful completion of one year at an American university as a potential prerequisite for admission. Another also says that transferring credits from previous schools is possible.
    Is there any kind of qualification listed in UCAS that would show that I've been getting credits from the school, or should I just list the university and say I didn't get any qualifications?
    Ask if you can get a exit qualification from your American Uni, in the UK year 1 would give you a CertHE, but check. If you don't, then just list the Uni and ( probably) the modules taken. Also you'll need to list your AP's, SAT's etc that got you in that Uni.
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    (Original post by gamzealden)
    Hi! I'm currently a student in an American university and will have completed a full year of study by this December. What sort of qualifications would that fall under in UCAS, if any?
    From what I read in the international qualifications document, the only sort of qualification to come from an American uni is if I have a two-year associate's degree, rather than qualifications from each class taken. However, a few of the schools I'm applying to list a successful completion of one year at an American university as a potential prerequisite for admission. Another also says that transferring credits from previous schools is possible.
    Is there any kind of qualification listed in UCAS that would show that I've been getting credits from the school, or should I just list the university and say I didn't get any qualifications?
    Your university credits can count towards admission - they wont earn ucas tariff points but that's irrelevant (UK universities make their own judgements about entry criteria - tariff points are just one rough guide).

    On the education section list your university and then add an "Other" qualification - you can write in your overall major/1st year and then add each class/module.

    Because of the difference between US and UK universities I would doubt most will allow you to transfer credits (the exception might be Scottish universities where degrees are closer to the US structure).
 
 
 

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