International Links

Degrees Programme Partners

Partner Universities

Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University is the Connected University. We connect a global network of students on our degrees. Our main campus in Stoke-on-Trent and we have specialist Centres of Excellence in Stafford and Shrewsbury, plus a brand-new London campus that offers the latest in digital technology courses.

Our industry connections and emphasis on experience make our graduates among the most employable in the UK. We provide high-quality education across a wide range of subject areas including computing, design, law, and business, engineering and healthcare.

We don’t just teach the future generations, we’re immensely proud of our research too. Everything from helping protect the feet of people with diabetes and helping the UK meet its renewable energy targets, to developing video monitoring applications to help keep society safe. A huge number of our academics are research-active – and no less than 78% of our research is calssed as ‘world-leading’ or of ‘international importance’ (REF 2014).

Over the last few years, we have spent over £100m on new technologies to make sure you have the best chance of achieving your goals, including our state-of-the-art Esports Lab, Broadcast Journalism Suite, and the Smart Zone – a modern maker space where our students collaborate with industry while using the latestin practical and virtual technology.

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Help University

Help University

Ever since its founding in 1986, HELP University has developed into the leading institution of higher learning in Malaysia with a firmly established international reputation among universities, research organisations, scholars, business and corporate leaders and governments in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America.

The quality of education imparted by HELP ensures that not only are its graduates preferred over others for employment by multinational companies and discerning employers in many areas of the globe, they also rapidly assume responsible leadership roles and positions.

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Wawasan Open University

Wawasan Open University

Wawasan Open University (WOU), one of Malaysia’s foremost, private institutions of higher education, was founded in 2006, with a commitment to the expansion of opportunities in higher education, and to teaching excellence aimed at increasing the level of knowledge and scholarship among all Malaysians. We offer open distance learning (ODL) to enable working adults to pursue their educational dreams without disrupting their professional and personal commitments, and affordable on-campus full-time degree programmes in Penang for school-leavers and diploma holders. We equip our students with industry-relevant knowledge and skills that serve them incredibly well in today’s competitive work environment.

WOU programmes are accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and approved by the Ministry of Education (MOE).

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Credit Transfer Partner Universities

As an internationally connected college, DISTED offers a number of planned transfer and articulation pathways for students who wish to complete their studies elsewhere in the world. DISTED College articulation partners comprise of globally well-known universities in countries such as the UK, Australia and in the US. Our close relationships allow students to maximise the amount of credit/advanced standing/recognition of prior learning that they can be offered by these different institutions.

Each programme’s transfer and articulation partners are listed given below. Details of each articulation/transfer will change over time, and are also dependent on the specific course being studied at DISTED and the transfer/articulating partner institution. Please consult the relevant School or PPA on the specific details of each arrangement, and the amount of credit/advanced standing that is awarded.

Malaysia
Wawasan Open University

Wawasan Open University

Programmes accepted:

  • Diploma in Business Studies
  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Computer Science
  • Diploma in Business Information Technology
  • Diploma in Electrical & Electronic
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Australia
Deakin University

Deakin University

Programmes accepted:

  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Business Studies
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Griffith University

Griffith University

Programmes accepted:

  • Diploma in Business Information Technology
  • Diploma in Business Studies
  • Diploma in Computer Science
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Queensland University of Technology

Queensland University of Technology

Programmes accepted:

  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Business Studies
  • Diploma in Business Information Technology
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University of South Australia

University of South Australia

Programmes accepted:

  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Business Studies
  • Diploma in Business Information Technology
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Victoria University

Victoria University

Programmes accepted:

  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Business Studies
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University of Western Australia

University of Western Australia

Programmes accepted:

  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Business Information Technology
  • Diploma in Business Studies
  • Diploma in Computer Science
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University of Macquarie, Australia

University of Macquarie, Australia

Programmes accepted:

  • Diploma in Business Studies
  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Computer Science
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University of Adelaide, Australia

University of Adelaide, Australia

Programmes accepted:

  • Diploma in Computer Science
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University of Wollongong, Australia

University of Wollongong, Australia

Programmes accepted:

  • Diploma in Business Studies
  • Diploma in Business Information Technology
  • Diploma in Hospitality Management
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United Kingdom
Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

Programmes accepted:

  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Business Studies
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University Of Gloucestershire

University Of Gloucestershire

Programmes accepted:

  • Diploma in Business Studies
  • Diploma in Business Information Technology
  • Diploma in Computer Science
  • Diploma in Creative Multimedia Production
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University Of Hertfordshire

University Of Hertfordshire

Programmes accepted:

  • Diploma in Business Studies
  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Business Information Technology
  • Diploma in Creative Multimedia Production
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Middlesex University

Middlesex University

Programmes accepted:

  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Business Studies
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Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Programmes accepted:

  • Diploma in Business Studies
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University of Derby

University of Derby

Programmes accepted:

  • Diploma in Food & Beverage Management
  • Diploma in Hotel Management
  • Diploma in Computer Science
  • Diploma in Business Information Technology
  • Diploma in Business Studies
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University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Programmes accepted:

  • Diploma in Hotel Management
  • Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)
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Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Programmes accepted:

  • Diploma in Business Studies
  • Diploma in Accounting
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Manchester Metropolitan University

University of Essex

Programmes accepted:

  • Diploma in Business Studies
  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Business Information Technology
  • Diploma in Computer Science
  • Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)
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University of Hull

University of Hull

Programmes accepted:

  • Diploma in Business Information Technology
  • Diploma in Business Studies
  • Diploma in Accounting
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United States of America
Dallas Baptist University

Dallas Baptist University

Programmes accepted:

  • Diploma in Business Studies
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Sweden
Linnaeus University

Linnaeus University

Programmes accepted:

  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Business Studies
  • Diploma in Computer Science
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Taiwan
I-Shou University

I-Shou University

Programmes accepted:

  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Business Studies
  • Diploma in Hotel Management
  • Diploma in Business Information Technology
  • Diploma in Creative Multimedia Production
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Oriental Institute of Technology

Programmes accepted:

  • Diploma in Business Studies
  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Business Information Technology
  • Diploma in Computer Science
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