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Graduate Diploma of Engineering (Civil: Railway Infrastructure): Accreditation 25 July 2018

Course accreditation

Report on accreditation of six higher education courses of study offered by Engineering Institute of Technology Pty Ltd

On 25 July 2018, TEQSA:

  • accredited, under section 49 of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (TEQSA Act), the following courses offered by Engineering Institute of Technology Pty Ltd, for a period of seven years until 25 July 2025:
    • Master of Engineering (Civil: Structural)
    • Graduate Diploma of Engineering (Civil: Structural)
    • Master of Engineering (Chemical and Process)
    • Graduate Diploma of Engineering (Chemical and Process)
    • Master of Engineering (Civil: Railway Infrastructure)
    • Graduate Diploma of Engineering (Civil: Railway Infrastructure).
  • imposed, under section 53 of the TEQSA Act, one condition on the accreditation of the Master of Engineering (Civil: Railway Infrastructure).

Condition 1: Assurance that the course meets the relevant Australian Qualifications Framework standard

Engineering Institute of Technology Pty Ltd must not enrol students in or commence delivery of the Master of Engineering (Civil: Railway Infrastructure) until TEQSA notifies the provider that TEQSA is satisfied that the course of study incorporates relevant course content including theoretical frameworks and research findings to ensure that the course meets the specifications of level 9 of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) and so enables graduates to analyse critically and reflect on complex rail technology problems.

Main reasons for the decision

TEQSA made this decision in light of the risk that courses submitted by Engineering Institute of Technology Pty Ltd may not meet, or continue to meet, the following provisions of the Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2011:

  1. Master of Engineering (Civil: Railway Infrastructure): Provider Course Accreditation Standard (PCAS) 1.1 and 1.3, in relation to the content of the course.

TEQSA's assessment considered Engineering Institute of Technology Pty Ltd's arrangements for delivery at all Australian sites.