Diploma of Communication and Media Studies (formerly Diploma of Mass Communication and Media): Re-accreditation 04 Dec 2013
Renewal of course accreditation
Report on renewal of accreditation of four higher education courses of study offered by Kaplan Higher Education Pty Ltd.
TEQSA has determined, under Section 56 of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (the TEQSA Act), to renew accreditation of the following higher education courses of study offered by Kaplan Higher Education Pty Ltd for a period of seven years until 4 December 2020:
- Diploma of Commerce
- Diploma of Information Technology
- Diploma of Mass Communication and Media
- Diploma of Science
Background to Decision
Kaplan Higher Education Pty Ltd submitted an application for renewal of accreditation of four 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 56(4) enables TEQSA to renew accreditation of a course of study for a period not exceeding seven years.
Main Reasons for the Decision
TEQSA has determined that the four higher education courses of study submitted by Kaplan Higher Education Pty Ltd for accreditation comply with the Provider Course Accreditation Standards.