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What is an academic transcript?

An academic transcript from a university can also be referred to as an academic record, a diploma supplement, a statement of learning, a record of achievement or something else similar. It should list all the modules or subjects you studied in each year, the marks or grades you achieved for each module and the credit value and level of each module.  It should be stamped or signed by the registry of your previous institution and be on official letter-headed paper. If you do not have an academic transcript you will need to contact your previous institution to request one.

A transcript from a professional body will list all the units completed, grades achieved and confirmation of any exemptions.  It should be stamped or signed by your previous institution and be on official letter-headed paper.

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  • which qualification you completed
  • the organisation you completed it through
  • when you completed it
  • which OU qualification you would like to transfer to

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