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Master of Design: Extension of Accreditation 14 May 2020

Extension of accreditation period

Report on extension of accreditation of five higher education courses of study offered by Whitehouse Institute Pty Ltd

On 14 May 2020, a delegate of TEQSA extended, under section 57A of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (TEQSA Act), the accreditation of the following courses offered by Whitehouse Institute Pty Ltd:

  • Bachelor of Design from 20 February 2021 to 20 February 2024
  • Bachelor of Fashion Design from 15 January 2021 to 15 January 2024
  • Graduate Certificate of Design from 15 January 2021 to 15 January 2024
  • Graduate Diploma of Design from 15 January 2021 to 15 January 2024
  • Master of Design from 15 January 2021 to 15 January 2024

Main reasons for the decision

TEQSA made this decision in order to reduce regulatory burden for the provider in response to COVID-19 and its impact on the higher education sector. This decision is consistent with the principles set out in TEQSA's policy on extensions to the period of provider registration or course accreditation, including an assessment of risks associated with the extension.