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Graduate Diploma of Creative Industries: Revoke and Vary course conditions 10 January 2018

Revocation and variation of accreditation conditions

Report on the revocation and variation of conditions imposed on the accreditation of two higher education course of study offered by JMC Pty Ltd

On 10 January 2018 a delegate of TEQSA revoked, under section 53 of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (TEQSA Act), Condition 4 imposed on the accreditation of the following course offered by JMC Pty Ltd (refer public report of 20 October 2017):

  • Graduate Diploma of Creative Industries

On 10 January 2018 a delegate of TEQSA varied, under section 53 of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (TEQSA Act), Condition 4 imposed on the accreditation of the following course offered by JMC Pty Ltd (refer public report of 20 October 2017):

  • Master of Creative Industries

Condition 4 (as varied)

Within 2 weeks following the commencement of each teaching period for the Creative Industries (MCI), in relation to each student admitted into the MCI, JMC must provide TEQSA with information which describes:

  1. the qualifications or experience that formed the basis for the student's admission, and
  2. how the assessment rubric within the Admission Procedure has been applied to each admission decision on the basis of industry experience alone.

On 10 January 2018 a delegate of TEQSA varied, under section 53 of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (TEQSA Act), Condition 3 imposed on the accreditation of the following course offered by JMC Pty Ltd (refer public report of 20 October 2017):

  • Graduate Diploma of Creative Industries
  • Master of Creative Industries

Condition 3 (as varied)

By 31 March 2018, JMC must provide TEQSA with:

  1. a revised version of the Academic Staff Qualifications and Experience Policy which JMC uses to ensure that all teaching staff are qualified to at least one AQF qualification level higher than the course of study being taught by them or have equivalent professional experience. The revised Policy must explicitly state that professional experience must give those staff the skills, knowledge and capacity to apply skills and knowledge equivalent to an AQF qualification one level above the AQF qualification level being taught and the basis upon which that decision will be made, and
  2. minutes of its Academic Board meeting and (if applicable) Governing Council meeting which record the consideration, discussion and approval of the revised policy prior to its submission to TEQSA

Main reasons for the revocation decision

TEQSA made this decision on the basis that it was satisfied that the condition was no longer necessary.