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Assessment Handbook (Microcredentials)

The Assessment Handbook (Microcredentials) has now been replaced with separate policies that cover different aspects of assessment whilst studying with The Open University. Separate course-specific information on your microcredential website will tell you about the individual assessment task for your microcredential.

Please be assured that there have been no changes to our assessment policy; this is just a change to how this information is presented.

If you wish to learn more about the policies surrounding our assessments, please visit the following policies:

If you wish to learn more about how you can apply for deferring your Microcredential, please visit:

For more information about changes to policy, terms and conditions, and curriculum visit the change log.