Admissions @ Online

Admission Process @ Online

This page provides detailed information about admission for programs conducted via online mode.

Admission Process

We have designed our application process to be user-friendly and efficient.

Online Campus

Next Start Date: 01 Mar 2023
Application Deadline: 25 Feb 2023
To be considered for entry into any of the online programs offered by us, you should meet the eligibility criteria for your chosen program. The admission process for online programs is much easier and faster compared to on-campus programs due to the lack of student visa and travel requirements. Once you are ready to apply and have gathered the documents required, you can proceed with the application using the apply now button.
APPLICATION JOURNEY
An application journey overview can be seen via the button above. More detailed information about each section is provided below.
Steps & Other Requirements
Choose a program

Your academic journey at Rushford begins with choosing a program that is right for you. Please carefully review the list of programs available via online mode. Our student advisors can help and guide you further to ensure that you have made the right choice.

Check your eligibility

Undergraduate:

For admission into undergraduate programs you should have successfully completed (with a minumum overall score of 55%) your upper secondary education (post-16) that gives access to universities in your home country. Overseas high school qualifications, tertiary studies that include studies in a bachelor’s degree, completed diplomas or advanced diplomas and preparation programs can all be accepted.

Postgraduate:

For admission into most postgraduate programs, you are required to hold at minimum a recognised bachelor’s degree with a minimum overall score of 55% (GPA 2.0 on a 4.0 point scale) or higher.

In some instances, you may also require relevant work experience and/or research experience. If applicable, you may demonstrate this through submission of a CV, portfolio, and/or a personal statement.

Doctorate:

Master’s or an equivalent recognized academic title in Business and Management;
Master’s or an equivalent recognized academic title in any discipline with over 5 years of managerial and/or business experience;
Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent recognized academic title in any discipline with over 8 years of managerial and/or business experience.

English Language Requirements:

Our programs are conducted in English language. As such, you must demonstrate proficiency in English language by submitting one of the following test scores during the application process:

IELTS Overall: 5.5
TOEFL (iBT: 58+; PBT: 490+; CBT: 167+)
TOEIC Overall: 555+
PTE Overall: 50+
Duolingo Overall: 90+

There are several waivers available for English language proficiency. Please refer to the English Proficiency section for more information.

Review your finances

Before applying, you should understand the fees you will need to pay. The fees applicable for our programs for each academic year are updated on the course specific webpages of this website.

Put together your documents

– Passport or any national ID card
– Degree / Diploma as applicable
– Academic Transcripts / Marks Sheets
– English language test results (if available)
Waivers can be requested if conditions are met. Please see the English Proficiency section for more information.
– Curriculum Vitae
– Passport size photograph

It is preferred that documents in languages other than english be translated to english however this is not mandatory for application to online programs. All documents can be submitted in the language in which they have been originally issued. Documents should be clearly scanned for use in the application process.

Submit your application

Once all your documents are available, kindly proceed with your online application via the Apply Now option available on this website.

Receive an offer of admission

If all your submitted documents are in order and a place is available in your chosen program, an offer of admission will be made within 5 to 7 working days. While we aim to process applications as soon as possible some can take longer than usual for various reasons.

Applicant's acceptance of the offer of admission

Along with the offer of admission, you will be provided a deadline before which you must accept the offer. To accept the offer log into the application portal. Failure to accept the offer may result in cancellation of the offer.

Tuition fee payment

Upon receiving the offer of admission you must proceed with the fee submission as per the terms and conditions of the offer.

Admission confirmation

An official admission confirmation letter is issued once the fees have been paid and you are then ready to start your program.

Start your program

You will be provided the login instructions to your program before the start date.

Undergraduate:

For admission into undergraduate programs you should have successfully completed (with a minumum overall score of 55%) your upper secondary education (post-16) that gives access to universities in your home country. Overseas high school qualifications, tertiary studies that include studies in a bachelor’s degree, completed diplomas or advanced diplomas and preparation programs can all be accepted.

Postgraduate:

For admission into most postgraduate programs, you are required to hold at minimum a recognised bachelor’s degree with a minimum overall score of 55% (GPA 2.0 on a 4.0 point scale) or higher.

In some instances, you may also require relevant work experience and/or research experience. If applicable, you may demonstrate this through submission of a CV, portfolio, and/or a personal statement.

Doctorate:

Master’s or an equivalent recognized academic title in Business and Management;
Master’s or an equivalent recognized academic title in any discipline with over 5 years of managerial and/or business experience;
Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent recognized academic title in any discipline with over 8 years of managerial and/or business experience.

During the application process you will be expected to submit a copy of several documents. At a minimum the following documents will be required:

– Passport or any national ID card
– Degree / Diploma as applicable
– Academic Transcripts / Marks Sheets
– English language test results (if available)
Waivers can be requested if conditions are met. Please see the English Proficiency section for more information.
– Curriculum Vitae
– Passport size photograph

It is preferred that documents in languages other than english be translated to english however this is not mandatory for application to online programs. All documents can be submitted in the language in which they have been originally issued. Documents should be clearly scanned for use in the application process.

Our programs are conducted in English language. As such, you must demonstrate proficiency in English language by submitting one of the following test scores during the application process:

IELTS Overall: 5.5
TOEFL (iBT: 58+; PBT: 490+; CBT: 167+)
TOEIC Overall: 555+
PTE Overall: 50+
Duolingo Overall: 90+

English Proficiency Waivers: 

The English proficiency test is not required for the following candidates:
- Native English Speakers, OR;
- Applicants having completed their schooling in English (i.e. High School Diploma or IB), OR;
- Applicants having completed their undergraduate or graduate studies in English, OR;
- 2 years of work experience in an organization where English is the primary language of communication.

Fees for all our programs are listed on their respective program page. Please check the program page for which you wish to apply.

There is no application fee for online programs.

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Additional Information

Timeline for processing

Applications for online programs are generally processed and offers made within 5 to 7 working days from the application date.

Application Tracking

Kindly submit your application using our online application portal. You will be able to track the various stages of your application.

Want more information? Contact our admissions advisors today!