FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is AAI?

AAI is an acronym for ASCENDING ABILITIES INSTITUTE.

AAI is an educational institution dedicated to providing a wide range of Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses at an affordable cost. All learning activities, materials and content are provided online and in classroom using modern delivery models to make learning more engaging. On completion of an AAI course, it will give you recognised University credits to then “top up” at one of our UK University partners, saving you time and money.

2. Does AAI have a Campus? Yes, but AAI does NOT operate a standard campus model; We operates a unique teaching model which creates real life scenarios while studying. All AAI lectures are held in comfortable, luxurious environments. We believe that education should be inspiring. All our graduates have a unique mindset as they are encouraged to become world class business leaders.

3. Does AAI provide Job for Students?

No, AAI does not provide jobs for students but can assist with the search as requested.

4. Will I be writing an Examination?

All AAI programmes are assessed by assignments and assessment only, there are no exams. But Students may be required to write examination for our partner Universities. Do NOT worry we are here to guide you properly.

5. Will I really get a BA (Hons) in 2 years?

Yes, students who successfully complete their level 4 & 5 (Accelerated Study Model in 1 year) will receive a diploma from our partner awarding body and then proceed to year two (1-year Top-Up) with our UK partner University. After successful completion of the 2nd year, a BA in it related filed will be issued by the University you followed your studies with.

What is the duration for each program?

The undergraduate pathway program will be completed within 12 months or less each program or level. And top-up or Transfer program minimum 8 months. Very young students below the age of 16 years may be required to add a foundation year, which is the Level 3 or student without school certificate.

6. Can I go to the UK for graduation? Students who have successfully completed their studies will graduate in the UK, at the University Campus they studied with subject to successful UK Visa application

7. What are the entry requirements?

For the undergraduate, here are the basic entry requirements:

Foundation Level 3 (No requirement)

Three Years University (Year 1 & Year 2) Level 4 & 5 Diploma

WAEC / SSCE / NECO / OND / HND

For the postgraduate pathway program, here are the basic entry requirements:

Graduate & Postgraduate Level 6 & 7 diploma.

Mature learners with management experience (learners must submit a resume and career development courses)

BSc, BBA, OND / HND

For the doctorate degree pathway program, here are the basic entry requirements:

Postgraduate Level 8 diploma.

Mature learners with management experience (learners must submit a resume and career development courses)

MBA/MSC, BSc, BBA, OND / HND, SSCE etc.

8. Can I enrol on the MBA pathway program with OND / HND certificate?

Yes, the OND/HND certificate can be processed for a postgraduate pathway program. Top executives with valuable work experience can be converted for an entry qualification. Kindly speak with the admissions office.

9. What is the minimum CGPA required for admission? A grade of 2:1 / 2:2 is appropriate.

Every University graduate with successful completion of their undergraduate program can enrol for a pathway program. The admissions team will evaluate the courses offered and suggest according to guarding rules of the institution. Prospective students with less than 2:2 should speak with admission office.

10. What are the top-up degree Universities? Please check our accreditation and partnership for university progression or contact us for up to date list of institutions.

11. Do you have a payment plan? Yes, we can work with students to structure a payment plan fit for their specific work and income expectation.

12. Is this accredited globally? Yes, AAI, awarding bodies partners are programs are globally acknowledged with the progression partners in the United Kingdom, Australia and United States of America. AAI is accredited by our Awarding Body in the United Kingdom as a degree pathway institution, offering level 4, 5, 6, 7 & programs. (equivalent to Year 3 UK University Bachelor degree ­& University Postgraduates Studies)

13. What are the specialisations available? After completion of any level or all levels’

Postgraduate pathway program Undergraduate pathway program
MBA General  MA Human Resource Management  MBA Finance  MSc. Accounting and Finance  MSc. Organisational Leadership  MSc Management  MSc International Business Management  MSc International Management Others (on request)   Doctorate Degree (pathway) DBA & PhD. BA (Hons) Business and Financial Management  BA (Hons) Business and Human Resource Management  BA (Hons) Business and Management  BA (Hons) Business Administration  BA (Hons) in Law (LLB)  BSc (Hons) Information Technology for Business BSc (Hon) in Health and Social Care Management Bachelor of Education etc. Others (on request)  

14. Can I complete all the program online? Yes, all programs can be completed as online program from start to finish. Top-up or Transfer program can also be done in the issuing university abroad.

15. What type of visa is required to travel abroad for the Top-up or Transfer program?

Top-up study program abroad spanning 4 – 24 months will require a student visa by required authorities of the government abroad. You can contact country immigration website for details or embassy.

16. Will there be visa assistance? Our protocol team will assist our students on a top-up or transfer program abroad with all student visa details required. All payment incurred will be paid by student, including visa fee or service charge.

17. What are the curriculum for each program?

Kindly request specifies program title for detailed curriculum.

18. How is assessment or assignment done?

Each course has a quiz or project. The completion of the entire module will indicate student has satisfied learning and reading time. Assignment will be given to complete the Level enrolled.

19. What if I fail a module, what next?

In the event of a failure of any module, the exams and records office will investigate how the student can be supported going forward. Resit charges may apply.

20. Can I proceed to earn a PhD. degree with this?

Yes, the MSc degree earned or the Level 8 Doctorate Degree Pathway may qualify for a DBA/PhD. degree program. Kindly contact the issuing universities for details. Our admission team can also support in the search.

21. Will there be online study or distance learning be reflected on my degree certificate?

No. Your degree certificate will not be different from on-campus students.

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