Credit Transfers and study pathways

Study Pathways

There are several pathways of study that you can pursue at SAE. The below diagram outlines pathways that domestic students may take.

SAE Study pathways web

Credit Transfer

SAE recognises industry experience and previous studies from accredited institutions. The amount of credit will vary according to individual circumstances and the course. Applicants are encouraged to submit credit recognition information as part of the enrolment process so that course progression can be mapped accordingly. Please refer to our Academic Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - Policy


SAE recognises prior qualifications and learning,To request credit for previous study please complete our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Form and submit to Student Administration at your campus. Each application will be assessed by the SAE academic board for assessment.


SAE has established a number of Articulation and Credit Transfer Agreements with other education providers as well as SAE campuses globally. These agreements provide students a structured pathway into SAE's degree courses. 

SAE has agreements with:

  • Navitas English College
  • AAT College India
  • SAE Jakata
  • SAE Dubai
  • SAE Singapore
  • Hawthorn English
  • ABILITY English
  • IH-International House
  • Impact English College
  • PICE -Perth International College of English
  • Langauge Links
  • APC - Australian Pacific College