Transfer from other universities
Students from accredited institutions of higher education may apply for admission to any AUST program in the same field of study if they have been in good academic standing, i.e., their Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is a least 2.0 on a scale of 4.0, or the equivalent, and they have not been the subject of disciplinary dismissal. However, those students who have not been in good academic standing (i.e. those having a CGPA of less than 2.0 on a scale of 4.0) will be allowed to transfer only to programs in a different field from the one in which they were enrolled at the institution they previously attended.
The transfer of credited courses is considered for students who are transferring to a similar program to one studied previously if:
their cumulative grade point average was at least 2.0 on a scale of 4.0, or the equivalent
the number of credit hours for the course is not less than that of the AUST equivalent course
the grade obtained on the previous course must have been at least C (or the grade that corresponds to "Merit/Good" for institutions using a different grading scale)
the course content at the institution previously attended should be similar to that of the corresponding course offered at AUST
If a student meets these transfer conditions but is unable to submit the course content that was covered previously, he/she may sit an examination set by the faculty (after payment of a fee). The examination result will be used to determine whether the credits of the course will be transferred or not.
Only grades obtained from courses taken at AUST will be taken into account in the calculation of a student's CGPA, i.e., grades obtained from transferred courses at the previous institution will not be taken into account in the computation of the CGPA.
It is important to note that AUST does not grant transfer students a degree unless they successfully complete at least 50 percent of the credit hours of the program, including the majority of the final year courses of the program on one of AUST's Campuses.
Any transferred student is required to meet the English Language Proficiency condition. Refer to English Proficiency Requirements