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Accreditation of Prior Learning APL

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The information here is for guidance only and applicants are reminded that APEL decisions are individual and dependent on that applicant's situation. Specific enquiries about an individual's application should be discussed with the relevant APEL Tutor. General enquiries about the Flexible Credit Framework can be made to Jackie Hulse, Centre for Academic Quality Assurance on j.hulse@herts.ac.uk

 This folder contains :


A copy of the Flexible Credit Framework Section 3 on APEL. This explains the process for APEL claims and may be useful to applicants and staff

Harvard Referencing Guidelines

Coming soon :


Guidance on completing a portfolio

Exemplar APEL portfolios

Flexible Credit Framework Section 3
This section describes the principles and process of APEL applications. The appendices containing the relevant forms are available separately.

Useful introductory information for potential applicants

APEL Guide for Participants (829.1kb)
Some detail on key aspects of preparing a written APEL claim

Harvard Referencing Guidelines (624.7kb)
Guidelines for referencing academic work using Harvard guidelines which is used by Hertfordshire Business School . Please be aware that different disciplines may use other referencing frameworks so make sure to check with your tutor!