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Associate Degree of Applied Design (Communication): Re-accreditation 22 Jan 2014

Renewal of 7 course accreditations in teach out mode

Report on renewal of accreditation of seven higher education courses of study in teach out mode offered by Think: Colleges 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 course of study in teach out mode offered by Think: Colleges Pty Ltd until 10 August 2015:

  • Bachelor of Applied Design (Digital Media)
  • Associate Degree of Applied Design (Digital Media)
  • Bachelor of Applied Design (Communication)
  • Associate Degree of Applied Design (Communication)
  • Bachelor of Applied Design (Branded Environment)
  • Associate Degree of Applied Design (Branded Environment)
  • Diploma of Applied Design

Background to Decision

Think: Colleges Pty Ltd submitted applications for renewal of accreditation for seven courses of study in teach out mode under Part 4 of the TEQSA Act. The purpose of this decision is to facilitate the completion of studies by students enrolled in the course or the transition of students into other equivalent courses offered by the provider or other higher education providers. This also means that no further enrolments are permitted into the courses. 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 higher education courses of study submitted by Think: Colleges Pty Ltd for accreditation complies with the Provider Course Accreditation Standards. The course accreditation covers delivery in face to face mode.