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Alphacrucis College Limited: Self-Accrediting Authority 28 Jan 2016

AQF level 5-10 Self-Accrediting Authority

Report on Alphacrucis College Limited

 

Under subsection 41(1) of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011, TEQSA has authorised Alphacrucis College Limited to self-accredit courses of study at AQF level 5-10, in the narrow fields of Business and Management, Teacher Education, and Philosophy and Religious Studies.

Main Reasons for Decision

Alphacrucis College Limited has:

  • had no serious complaint made against any part of its higher education operations in the last five years, and no significant compliance problems in any assessment by any regulator
  • well-structured and effective academic governance arrangements, and robust course design and approval, review and improvement mechanisms which include rigorous external review
  • an active scholarly community and a demonstrated history of sustained scholarship and research outputs
  • a history of successful operation as a higher education provider including systematic, mature internal processes to assure and maintain the quality of its courses, academic standards and academic integrity
  • a proven history of successful graduate outcomes and a range of strategies and resources to support students at all its locations, and
  • has or is seeking professional accreditation and/or recognition within all the fields of education in which it offers courses.

Alphacrucis College Limited has demonstrated to TEQSA that it meets the Threshold Standards for self-accrediting authority in relation to courses of study at AQF levels 5-10 in the following narrow fields of study:

  • 0803 Business and Management
  • 0701 Education, and
  • 0917 Philosophy and Religious Studies.

The scope of the assessment included all Australian sites.