Doctor of Philosophy: Re-accreditation 30 Jan 2014
Renewal of course accreditation
Report on renewal of accreditation of four higher education courses of study offered by Sydney College of Divinity
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 Sydney College of Divinity for a period of seven years until 30 January 2021:
- Doctor of Ministry
- Doctor of Theology
- Doctor of Philosophy
- Master of Philosophy
Background to Decision
Sydney College of Divinity 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 Sydney College of Divinity for accreditation comply with the Provider Course Accreditation Standards. The course accreditation covers delivery at all Australian sites.