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Undergraduate Calendar 2012|13

Challenge for Credit

Undergraduate Fees, Refunds, Financial Assistance

The following fees are effective for students registering with a start date of September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2014.

7.1.6 Challenge for Credit

The challenge for credit process allows students to demonstrate that they have acquired a command of the general subject matter, knowledge, intellectual and/or other skills that would be found in an undergraduate course for which they are seeking credit.

Challenge for credit fees are non-refundable.

Before you consider registering in a challenge course, it is important that you read Section 5.2.3 Challenge for Credit.

The following are tuition fees only. Students may purchase the required learning resources, limited to textbook and readings as follows:

      1. by contacting AU’s Materials Management Unit at 1-800-788-9041, extension 6366, or via email at All materials will be charged at full cost (defined as AU’s full purchase cost, plus shipping, plus a 20 per cent handling fee) or;
      2. by accessing the list of materials from the course syllabus and sourcing the materials via a book store, online book retailer, or other means.

Note:  Students will not be provided access to the online individualized study course site, the student manual, or course study guide in a Challenge for Credit registration.

Depending on where you live, allow approximately three weeks or more to receive your learning resources package. Canadian Residents

Credit Weight Per Course
3 credit $354
4 credit $354
6 credit $708 Students Living Outside Canada

Credit Weight Per Course
3 credit $598
4 credit $598
6 credit $1,196 Non-Canadian Students Living Temporarily in Canada

Credit Weight Per Course
3 credit $708
4 credit $708
6 credit $1,416


Information effective Sept. 1, 2013 to Aug. 31, 2014.

Updated August 27, 2012