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Associate Degree in Science (formerly Associate Degree in Biotechnology): Re-accreditation 14 Aug 2014

Renewal of course accreditation

Report on renewal of accreditation of five higher education courses of study offered by Box Hill Institute (formerly Box Hill Institute of TAFE)

 

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 Box Hill Institute (Formerly Box Hill Institute of TAFE) for a period of seven years until 14 August 2021:

  • Bachelor of Science and Biotechnology [formerly Bachelor of Biotechnology and Innovation]
  • Associate Degree in Science [formerly Associate Degree in Biotechnology]
  • Bachelor of Computer Systems [formerly Bachelor of Computer Systems (Networking)]
  • Associate Degree in Computer Systems [formerly Associate Degree in Computer Systems (Networking)]
  • Diploma of Computer Systems

Background to Decision

Box Hill Institute (formerly Box Hill Institute of TAFE) submitted an application for renewal of accreditation of five 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 five higher education courses of study submitted by Box Hill Institute (formerly Box Hill Institute of TAFE) for accreditation comply with the Provider Course Accreditation Standards. The course accreditation covers delivery at all Australian sites.