Center for MBA Studies 

Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning



What is APEL A 

APEL, which stands for “Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning”, provides an 'alternative' entry method to those who do not possess the requisite formal qualification to further their education to a higher level. To enrolled into the MBA Programme you need to choose the APEL Level 7 

What is the Basic Requirements?

To qualify to be assessed by APEL, you must be a Malaysian citizen of at least 30 years of age and possess at least STPM / A-level / Diploma / Equivalent qualification with relevant work experience

Link to APEL A

Application for APEL A 

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Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning


(Credit Award)

What is APEL C 

APEL (C) is an award of credit granted to a student based on prior experiential learning that is relevant and specific towards a course within a programme of study. UTAR APEL (C) Centre has been set up under the Division of Admissions and Credit Evaluation (DACE) to facilitate and process the applications for Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning for Credit Award [APEL(C)]. It is an authorised centre approved by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) to implement APEL(C), starting from September 2019

APEL(C) is applicable to all courses offered by the respective programme (subject to the requirements by the relevant Professional Bodies, Ministry of Higher Education and University, if any) except for final year project-based courses