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Digital certification of assessed knowledge, skills and competencies in a specific area or field which can be a component of accredited programme or stand-alone courses supporting the professional, technical, academic and personal development of the learners” (MQA, May 2020).

Types of Micro-Credential offered

Stand-alone Micro-Credentials

  • Professional development courses.
  • Professional certification with industry partner.

Micro-Credentials as components of accredited programmes

  • Upon completion of a Micro-Credential course that consists of a series of modules, learners are eligible to apply for credit transfer.

What will you get upon completing a Micro-Credential @ SPACE UTM?

- Digital badge (upon completion of a module)

- Digital certificate (upon completion of a course that consists of several modules)

Benefits of Micro-Credentials @ SPACE UTM

        Flexible: You can learn at your own pace at anytime and anywhere.

        Shorter: A Micro-Credential course is divided into bite-sized modules with smaller scopes of learning.

        Demand-driven: You can choose any module/course that interests you. They are designed to serve as added value for upskilling and reskilling in terms of knowledge, skills and competencies.

        Recognition: You will earn a digital badge upon completion of each module and a certificate upon completion of a course that consists of several modules.

        Shareable: The digital badge can be added to your online profiles and social media page to impress your potential employers. Digital badge includes information on the issuer, the individual who receives it, the criteria to earn it and the evidence that the criteria has been fulfilled.

        Stackable: You can stack Micro-Credentials modules and courses to transfer credit for an accredited academic program. Standalone Micro-credentials modules and courses can be stacked towards a larger unit of competencies developed via a range of pathways.


- Blended Learning where 30-60% of the content is delivered online.

- Open and Distance Learning where 60-100% of the content is delivered online.


If you are interested to see the Micro-Credentials that we offer,

Click at UTMSPACE Digital Academy to visit our website.



If you are interested to develop a Micro-Credential,

Click here Microcredentials –> Developers