What is an Exit Award?

Sarah Kelly
Sarah Kelly
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An exit award is an minor award validated under the major programme award. Students are strongly encouraged to complete their major award as planned however in exceptional circumstances they may choose to apply to exit their major programme with a minor award if available. 


Examples of exit awards may include

Major Award Exit Award
Honours Degree Ordinary Degree
Masters Postgraduate Diploma
Higher Diploma



Students must confirm that an exit award exits for their programme before submitting their application. 

How do I find out if my course has an exit award?

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