Advanced Certificate in Applied Economics and Public Policy
 

Students from JC Economics Education Centre can apply to be enrolled for this British qualification award at the end of the year.

 

 

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OTHM LEVEL 3: Advanced Certificate in Applied Economics and Public Policy

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Students from JC Economics Education Centre can apply to be enrolled for this British qualification award at the end of the year.

 

Who is OTHM?

OTHM is a global provider in awarding British qualifications. OTHM is an established and recognised Awarding Organisation (Certification Body) launched in 2003 as a not-for-profit organisation. Tens of thousands of learners have attained the OTHM qualifications and gained advance entry into UK Degree final year and Masters top-up programmes.

 

Who regulates OTHM?

OTHM’s quality team includes established academic from UK universities and industry experts who are responsible in overseeing our entire qualification development and assessment processes to meet high standard. OTHM is regulated and approved by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). OTHM is a recognised Awarding Body by Qualifications Wales and a full member of Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB).

 

Is OTHM a university?

OTHM is an awarding body not a university. OTHM works with university partners and approved centres to offer programmes from level 3 (Foundation level), level 4 (Degree Year 1) up to level 7 (Masters level).

 

What are the qualifications available which are equivalent to the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF)?

  • OTHM Level 3 Certificates / Diplomas are equivalent to Foundation level

  • OTHM Level 4 Diplomas are equivalent to Degree Year 1

  • OTHM Level 5 Diplomas are equivalent to Degree Year 2

  • OTHM Level 6 Diplomas are equivalent to Degree Final Year

  • OTHM Level 7 Diplomas are equivalent Masters / Postgraduate level

 

 

Why should I study OTHM qualifications?

OTHM graduates are accepted into corresponding degree and masters top-up programmes with advanced standing. OTHM is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). Ofqual maintains standards and confidence in qualifications in England for the following qualifications:

  • A levels

  • AS levels

  • Vocational and technical qualifications

 

Do I need to become a registered learner in order to study an OTHM qualification??

Yes, you will need to become a registered learner of OTHM through an Approved Centre. We work with our partner company, CPD Singapore Education Services Pte Ltd. You will need to pay a one-off registration fee through the Centre according to the level and size of the qualification that you will be studying.

 

Will I be able to apply to a UK university to study further?

Yes, we have established agreements with a number of UK universities who will confirm your exemptions and advanced entry points into their Bachelor's and Master’s top-up degree programmes. For more information, visit University Progressions page in this website.

 

How will I submit assignments, receive my result and claim certificate?

CPD Singapore Education Services Pte Ltd (OTHM approved centre) is responsible for:

  • Delivering the qualifications

  • Assessing your works internally

  • Conduct Internal Verification (IV)

  • Arrange External Verification (EV)

  • Certificates are issued within 2 weeks of successful External Verification visit.

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