Micro-credentials

Micro-credentials – Industry-recognised & Fully Online 

 

An Auckland Online micro-credential is a formal way of recognising and certifying your learning of a coherent set of skills, knowledge and experience.

See below for our list of upcoming Micro-credentials in 2021.

What is a Micro-credential?

An Auckland Online micro-credential is a formal way of recognising and certifying your learning of a coherent set of skills, knowledge and experience.

Designed for working professionals, the Auckland Online micro-credentials will allow you to study for a short period part-time in our fully online learning environment. An Auckland Online micro-credential will complement your existing qualifications and experience, as well as provide you with additional skills, knowledge and/or expertise in a variety of high-demand subject areas or capabilities.

All our micro-credentials are industry endorsed and recognised by leading employers in their relevant sectors.

What is a Digital Badge?

A digital badge is a visual representation of an accomplishment, achievement or skill that is validated and can be stored online and shared via email, social media or other electronic means. Digital badges are embedded with metadata that provides supporting information including the issuer, the recipient, the date of issue (and expiration) and any the criteria required to earn the badge. Digital badges can easily be shared electronically via social media and other online platforms, allowing students to showcase specific skills and accomplishments. Digital Badges also meet the needs of employers, who are seeking verifiable evidence of achievements or accomplishments.

What is a Digital Badge?

A digital badge is a visual representation of an accomplishment, achievement or skill that is validated and can be stored online and shared via email, social media or other electronic means. Digital badges are embedded with metadata that provides supporting information including the issuer, the recipient, the date of issue (and expiration) and any the criteria required to earn the badge. Digital badges can easily be shared electronically via social media and other online platforms, allowing students to showcase specific skills and accomplishments. Digital Badges also meet the needs of employers, who are seeking verifiable evidence of achievements or accomplishments.

A University of Auckland Digital Badge will be:

Meaningful and specific – Digital badges will be issued to recognise specific meaningful achievements or accomplishments and will be based on approved standards and criteria.

Portable – The University will use digital badges that are technically accessible and can be shared widely.

Verifiable – Digital badges issued by the University of Auckland will be able to be validated for authenticity.

Quality assured – Digital badges issued by the University of Auckland will be quality assured and reflect high standards of integrity and credibility.

Relevant – Digital badges issued by the University of Auckland will be relevant to Industry and employers.

Auckland Online Micro-credentials at a glance:

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World-class University and expert Academics Industry Recognised and Employer Endorsed Digital Badge Leverage your knowledge

Acquire job-ready knowledge from NZ leading University.

#1 New Zealand ranked by QS World University Rankings.

#1 globally in the University Impact Rankings by Times Higher Education.

All our micro-credentials are Industry validated with leading NZ organisations.

Showcase and share your micro-credential with our digital badge.

All our micro-credentials are credit bearing, so that you can progress your studies further towards a degree qualification.

World-class University and expert Academics

Acquire job-ready knowledge from NZ leading University.

#1 New Zealand ranked by QS World University Rankings.

#1 globally in the University Impact Rankings by Times Higher Education.

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Industry Recognised and Employer Endorsed
All our micro-credentials are Industry validated with leading NZ organisations.

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Digital Badge
Showcase and share your micro-credential with our digital badge.

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Leverage your knowledge
All our micro-credentials are credit bearing, so that you can progress your studies further towards a degree qualification.

 

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