Bachelor of Fine Arts (Staging): Accreditation 12 May 2014
Report on accreditation of six higher education courses of study offered by The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA)
TEQSA has determined, under section 49 of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (the TEQSA Act), to grant accreditation of the following higher education courses of study offered by The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) for a period of seven years until 12 May 2021:
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting);
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Costume);
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Design for Performance);
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Properties and Objects);
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Staging); and
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Technical Theatre and Stage Management).
Background to Decision
NIDA submitted an application for accreditation of six courses of study under Part 4 of the TEQSA Act. Subsection 45(4) of the TEQSA Act requires a registered higher education provider who is not authorised to self-accredit the course of study to apply to TEQSA for accreditation. Subsection 49(6) enables TEQSA to grant accreditation of a course of study for a period not exceeding seven years.
Main Reasons for the Decision
TEQSA has determined that the six higher education courses of study submitted by NIDA for accreditation comply with the Provider Course Accreditation Standards. The course accreditation covers delivery at all Australian sites.