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Bachelor of Traditional Chinese Medicine: Renewal of Registration and Accreditation 24 February 2021

Renewal of registration and course accreditation and revocation of registration conditions

Report on renewal of registration of Sydney Institute of Health Sciences Pty. Limited

On 24 February 2021, TEQSA:

  • renewed, under section 36 of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (TEQSA Act), the registration of Sydney Institute of Health Sciences Pty. Limited in the category of Higher Education Provider, for a period of seven years until 24 February 2028.
  • revoked, under section 32 of the TEQSA Act, Conditions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 imposed on the registration of Sydney Institute of Health Sciences Pty. Limited (refer public report of 26 October 2017).
  • renewed, under section 56 of the TEQSA Act, the accreditation of the following course offered by Sydney Institute of Health Sciences Pty. Limited, for a period of seven years until 24 February 2028:
    • Bachelor of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Main reasons for the decision

TEQSA made the decisions to renew registration and accreditation on the basis that it was satisfied that Sydney Institute of Health Sciences Pty. Limited continues to meet the Provider Registration and Course Accreditation Standards of the Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2015.

TEQSA found that Sydney Institute of Health Sciences Pty. Limited has demonstrated a commitment to:

  1. managing risks identified in TEQSA's previous renewal of assessment
  2. producing substantial improvements to SIHS' risk management approach
  3. ongoing cooperation with TEQSA throughout the assessment period
  4. ensuring that the learning outcomes and methods of assessments for the Bachelor of Traditional Chinese Medicine (BTCM) are consistent with a level seven qualification in accordance to the requirements of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

TEQSA made the decision to revoke the conditions on the registration of Sydney Institute of Health Sciences Pty. Limited on the basis that it was satisfied that the conditions have been met.

Application to withdraw conditions

In accordance with section 32 of the TEQSA Act, TEQSA may vary or revoke a condition imposed on the registration of a higher education provider, either on its own initiative, or upon application by the provider for variation or revocation.