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Diploma of Arts (Interior Design): Extension of Accreditation 18 August 2020

Extension of accreditation period

Report on extension of accreditation of five higher education courses of study offered by Australian College of the Arts Pty Ltd

On 18 August 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 Australian College of the Arts Pty Ltd:

  • Bachelor of Applied Business (Fashion Marketing) from 25 October 2021 to 25 October 2024
  • Diploma of Applied Business (Fashion Marketing) from 25 October 2021 to 25 October 2024
  • Bachelor of Arts (Interior Design) from 4 May 2022 to 4 May 2025
  • Diploma of Arts (Interior Design) from 4 May 2022 to 4 May 2025
  • Diploma of Entertainment Journalism from 22 June 2022 to 22 June 2025

Main reasons for the decision

TEQSA made this decision in order to reduce the administrative burden of regulation 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.