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Bachelor of Information Technology: Accreditation 31 August 2020

Course accreditation

Report on accreditation of one higher education course of study offered by Wentworth Institute of Higher Education Pty Ltd

On 31 August 2020, a delegate of TEQSA:

  • accredited, under section 49 of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (TEQSA Act), the following course offered by Wentworth Institute of Higher Education Pty Ltd, for a period of five years until 31 August 2025:
    • Bachelor of Information Technology.
  • imposed, under section 53 of the TEQSA Act, one condition on the accreditation of the Bachelor of Information Technology.

Condition 1: Staffing

Wentworth Institute of Higher Education Pty Ltd must not commence delivery of the Bachelor of Information Technology until TEQSA notifies the provider that TEQSA is satisfied that it has appointed the necessary suitably qualified academic staff engaged to teach and provide academic leadership in the Bachelor of Information Technology.

Main reasons for the decision

TEQSA made these decisions in light of risks that the course submitted by Wentworth Institute of Higher Education Pty Ltd may not meet, or continue to meet, the following provisions of the Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2015:

  1. Section 3.2 of Part A, in relation to the qualifications, and number of, academic staff engaged to teach and provide academic leadership for the Bachelor of Information Technology.

Application to withdraw conditions

In accordance with section 53 of the TEQSA Act, TEQSA may vary or revoke a condition imposed on the accreditation of a higher education course of study, either on its own initiative, or upon application by the provider for variation or revocation.