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Queensland Institute of Higher Education: Registration and Accreditation 19 September 2021

Registration

Report on registration of Queensland Institute of Higher Education Pty Ltd

On 15 September 2021, TEQSA:

  • granted, under section 21 of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (TEQSA Act), the application by Queensland Institute of Higher Education Pty Ltd for registration in the category of Institute of Higher Education, for a period of five years until 15 September 2026.
  • accredited, under section 49 of the TEQSA Act, the applications by Queensland Institute of Higher Education Pty Ltd for accreditation of the following courses for a period of five years until 15 September 2026:
    • Bachelor of Business (Information Systems)
    • Bachelor of Business (Marketing)

Background

Queensland Institute of Higher Education Institute Pty Ltd (QIHE) applied to TEQSA for registration in the category of Institute of Higher Education and for the accreditation of two courses:

  • Bachelor of Business (Information Systems)
  • Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
  • TEQSA considered QIHE's applications and provided a draft assessment report with details of the assessment of QIHE's applications by the responsible assessment team. TEQSA's Commission considered QIHE's response to the draft report and made the decision to approve QIHE's application for registration on 15 September 2021 on the basis that it was satisfied that QIHE met the Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2021 (HES Framework).

Main reasons for the decision

TEQSA made these decisions on the basis that it was satisfied that QIHE meets the Provider Registration Standards and Provider Course Accreditation Standards of the HES Framework.

On this basis, TEQSA agreed that it was appropriate to register QIHE for a period of five years until 15 September 2026, and to accredit QIHE's Bachelor of Business (Information Systems) and Bachelor of Business (Marketing) courses for the same period.