What are Micro-credentials?

Micro-credential is a digital certification of assessed knowledge, skills and competencies in a specific area or field which can be a component of an accredited programme or stand-alone courses supporting the professional, technical, academic, and personal development of the learners. They are aimed at school leavers who want to get a head start before joining an academic programme or a working adults who want to upskill or learn a specific skill; work with rapidly changing technology; and/or acquire specialised skills sought after by employers.

Why Choose Micro-credentials at SEGi University?

It is a new learning opportunity. Micro-credentials at SEGi University & SEGi College, Kota Damansara, are a collection of courses that teach industry-aligned skills and competencies, which are documented by digital badges. We offer over 166 micro-credentials courses of different levels (Diploma, Degree and Master’s) from various fields like Business, Information Technology, Communications, Hospitality and Education. Our Micro-credentials aim to facilitate your progression into our accredited programmes or where you’ can solidify your expertise and advance your career.

     Benefits of Micro-Credentials   Accessible
All modules can be accessible on any devices like mobile, laptop etc.
Digital Badges *
You can add your earned badges on LinkedIn, resumes, social media profiles.
Affordable
They come in a cheaper than a full-fledged diploma, degree or masters.
Flexibility
You have the flexibility to learn at your own comfortable pace and time availability.
Age No Limits
Does not matter if you are 17 or 60, these are open to everyone – students or professionals alike.
Upskilling
Help remain up to date with the latest advancement in already existing skillset

 

*What are digital badges? 
 
Micro-credentials are digital badges endorsing the course an individual has completed to upskill. These badges can be added to your personal digital file as academic accomplishments. The best part is that micro-credential badges can be verified with the issuing institution, ensuring that you have a recognised certificate.
 
 
Frequenty Asked Question (FAQ)   Are SEGi Micro-Credentials offered online or on campus?
SEGi’s Micro-credentials offer a flexible online learning format that allows you to take any SEGi’s micro-credentials from anywhere in the world.
What are the minimum requirements to take micro-credentials at SEGi?
There are no formal entry requirements to enrol to take micro-credentials at SEGi. However, you need to meet the entry requirement should you want to continue your studies to Diploma, Degree or Masters.
Are micro-credentials an accredited programme?
The micro-credentials courses are from accredited MQA programes. In essence you are studying an accredited  courses offered through micro-credentials (an initiative of MQA).
Can micro-credential be given a credit to enrol into SEGi University’s programmes?
Yes, the credits can be transferred. However, the relevant entry requirements are a prerequisite should you want to enrol into SEGi University’s programmes.
 
Last Updated : 22nd October 2021