SUC accepts students who wish to transfer from a federal or licensed institution in the UAE, or a foreign institution of higher learning based outside the UAE and accredited in its home country.
Transfer of credit is granted under the following conditions:
i. Students seeking transfer to BSIT program must meet English and Mathematics Proficiency requirement
ii. The student must be in good academic standing and still eligible to return to the current or former institution.
iii. Students who are not in good standing may get transfer only to a different major / concentration from the one from which the student is transferring
iv. The course contents mentioned in the Course Delivery Package of the previous institution should match to a minimum of 75% of the SUC Syllabus of the corresponding course thereby ensuring similarity in the course learning outcomes.
v. The student must attend a minimum of 50% of the credit hours of their study plan at SUC in other words, only up to 50% of the courses offered in SUC can be offered as transfer of credits transferred to the program.
vi. The credit hours completed must be equivalent or higher to the corresponding courses offered at SUC.
vii. The students must have passed the course with a minimum of ‘C’ grade or equivalent.
viii. Maximum credits awarded for transfer admission will be limited to specified courses at SUC. In case credits earned at the original institution are less than those at SUC, the lower credits will be awarded as transfer.
ix. No transfer can be awarded for Capstone and protected courses of SUC.
x. Once TOC is granted and the Graduation plan is signed by the student, the student cannot challenge the TOC decision during the progression of course.
xi. A student is placed in the Senior Level status only after completing all the balance courses till the junior level.
xii. Incase student changes the major /concentration area of study the student will have to re-apply for TOC. Prohibit accepting credit twice for substantially the same course taken at two different institutions.
xiii. The grades of transferred courses will not be included while calculating the student’s Grade Point Average (GPA).
xiv. The processing fees of TOC is non-refundable and is charged (as per applicable fee structure).
xv. Transfer admission students will not be included in the toppers list.
xvi. TOC will be awarded to students of Higher College of Technology diploma holders on the following conditions. (This provision is made available as per the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research (MOE) circular no.1 (amended) dated 11th March 2006).
1. In case of transfer admissions to Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Program, the applicant must have 12th standard Certificate with minimum 50% marks.
2. His/her diploma should be accredited and attested by MOE or its equivalence certificate for those who graduate outside UAE.
3. To check the validity of the certificate issued by HCT and make sure that it is authentic.
4. CGPA should be 2.0 and above.
5. The student should get “C” grade and above in the following subjects:
6. Any other conditions followed by the institutions. Once the acceptable transfer of credits is decided, the student is informed and can then proceed for registration. Appropriate fee reduction is given for the courses granted transfer of credit.
xvii. Once the TOC is granted, it will be informed to student along with the graduation plan for review & consent with signature.
xviii. Once a student will change his/her major / concentration, process will be treated as new, thus, additional fee will be applicable as per published fees structure.
xix. Once a student has joined the SUC and wish to enroll external course/s, these courses should be approved by Administration Dept. before starting the course; otherwise TOC will not be granted along with applicable fees.
xx. This TOC process once approved is applicable only for the mentioned intake.
xxi. TOC will not be granted to conditionally enrolled student for the courses, which are in offer in the 1st semester.
xxii. TOC students understand that even if they are left with less number of courses at any level, they cannot be granted courses from next level unless and until they have successfully completed level which they are in, as per SUC policy.
xxiii. Fee waiver for the TOC courses granted will be applicable only on completion of the program, otherwise, the full amount must be paid.