Quality Code - Chapter A2: The subject and qualification level
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Higher education reference points
The Quality Code is the definitive reference point for all those involved in delivering higher education which leads to an award from or is validated by a UK higher education provider. It makes clear what institutions are required to do, what they can expect of each other, and what the general public can expect of all higher education providers. These Expectations express key matters of principle that the higher education community has identified as important for the assurance of quality and academic standards.
This Chapter provides an overview of the series of subject benchmark statements and also introduces the Foundation Degree qualification benchmark (FDQB).