The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) “safeguard standards and improve the quality of UK higher education wherever it is delivered around the world […] check[ing] that students get the higher education they are entitled to expect.” These documents are designed to assist you in ensuring your degree course meets the current standards.
UK Quality Code for Higher Education:
- Part A: Setting and Maintaining Academic Standards
- Part B: The Quality of Student Learning Opportunities following the Student Life-Cycle (includes: programme design, development and approval; recruitment, selection, and admission; learning and teaching; enabling student development and achievement; student engagement; student assessment and recognition of prior learning; external examining; programme monitoring and review; appeals and complaints; managing HE provision with others; and research degrees).
- Part C: Information about Higher Education Provision (focuses on public expectations about transparency).
Master’s Degree Characteristics Statement
Doctoral Degree Characteristics Statement