University of Divinity (formerly Melbourne College of Divinity): Re-registration 15 Aug 2013
Renewal of registration
Report on renewal of registration of Melbourne College of Divinity
TEQSA has determined, under Section 36(1) of the TEQSA Act, that registration of Melbourne College of Divinity as a higher education provider be renewed for a period of seven years to 15 August 2020 in the provider category of 'Australian University of Specialisation'.
Background to Decision
Melbourne College of Divinity submitted an application for renewal of registration in the category of 'Australian University of Specialisation' under Section 35 of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (the TEQSA Act). Subsection 36(4) of the TEQSA Act enables TEQSA to renew a provider's registration for a period not exceeding seven years.
Main Reasons for Decision
As part of the renewal of registration process, TEQSA has assessed the application submitted by Melbourne College of Divinity against the Threshold Standards. The decision is based on TEQSA's assessment of the Melbourne College of Divinity's historical and current teaching and research activities in the Philosophy and Religious Studies narrow Field of Education (under the Australian Standard Classification of Education).
Melbourne College of Divinity has demonstrated to TEQSA that it continues to meet the Threshold Standards.
The decision includes the Melbourne College of Divinity's operations in Australia.