Criteria for Credit Transferring 2557 Criteria for Transferring Bachelor’s Degree Credits

Notes: This relates to Academic Regulation 12

Note: Item 1-6 are definitions included in the original Thai document. The Thai document is the official version of this material and should be referred to in all cases of dispute. The English version is a translation summary for the convenience of Payap personnel and students who would like to have access to the substance of the regulations in English.

Note: Students are advised that the word “transfer” in this set of regulations has a special set of meanings and can refer to (1) the movement of credits for courses previously taken either at Payap or at another institution, (2) as well as the request to have previous study be considered as equivalent to the study in a course required for the student’s degree program at Payap, (3) and also basic competency that may not have been the result of formal education at the bachelor’s level [for example language proficiency]. Payap requires a student to either take the course or to apply not to take the course on the basis that the student has taken the course before and wishes to transfer those credits to apply to the present degree, or the student wishes to be exempt from taking the course on the basis of having proficient knowledge and skills already.

Division 1

Transferring of Courses and Credits within the Academic System

Part 1

Qualifications

  1. Persons who have the right to transfer academic credits must have completed secondary education (12th grade or the equivalent).
  2. Persons who are/used to be a university student.
  3. Persons who are accepted by the university.

Part 2

Transfers within the Academic System

  1. The courses or groups of courses must have been part of a bachelor’s level program, or its equivalent, or those approved by an authorized governmental agency, and must have at least three-quarters of the same content as the same courses [in the Payap curriculum], and the student must have received at least a letter grade of C, or numerical grade of 2.00, or the equivalent.
  2. Transfers of credits from international institutions must be from institutions recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, the agency with governmental authority under the law.
  3. The total number of credits to be transferred must not be greater than three-quarters of the credits from the degree program.
  4. Credits transferred from other institutions will not be used to calculate a student’s cumulative grade point average [at Payap].
  5. After being allowed to transfer courses and credits a Payap University student must complete at least one academic year of student at Payap in order to complete the program.
  6. In cases in which the university opens new courses of student, credits cannot be transferred from courses that are beyond the level of the year and semester that has been approved for instruction to begin.

Division 2

Transferring of Credits from Outside the Academic System and/or Independent Courses

Part 1

Qualifications

  1. Persons who have the right to transfer academic credits must have completed secondary education (12th grade or the equivalent).
  2. Persons who are accepted by the university.
  3. It needs to be matched to any available course of the university.

Part 2

Transfers from Outside the Academic System or Independent Courses

  1. The university will consider examination results from either proficiency or standardized examinations, but the student must have received a letter grade of at least a C or a numerical grade of at least 2.00 for all courses under consideration.
  2. Credits for courses for which the student took a Payap proficiency examination will be listed in the transcript as

(1) CE (credits earned through an examination)

(2) CS (credits earned from standardized test)

(3) CT (Credits earned from participating in a training workshop [which is organized by an entity other than an institution of higher education])

(4) CP (Credits earned from submitting a Portfolio)

  1. In cases in which a transfer of a course is allowed for which there was a basic pre-requisite course, it is considered that the basic prerequisite course was also included in the transfer. The student in such cases must also pay a transfer fee for the basic prerequisite course at the rate stipulated by the university.
  2. No more than three quarters of the credits for any program can be transferred to apply to a student’s program of study.
  3. After being allowed to transfer-in courses and credits a Payap University student must complete at least one academic year of student at Payap in order to complete the program.

Division 3

Fees

  1. A fee is charged of 500 baht for the transfer of each course.
  2. A fee of 2,500 baht is charged for each equivalency examination. (Issued as of 6 October 2016)
  3. A fee of 1,000 baht is charged for transferring each required pre-requisite course.

 

Dated 1 April 2557