Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Education: Guidance for UK Higher Education Providers

Publication Date: 18 Jan 2018

The purpose of this document is to capture the impact of QAA’s 2012 guidance on Enterprise and Entrepreneurship and to provide a future roadmap for Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Education.

Author: QAA
Format: PDF
Size: 1019 KB

Contracting to Cheat in Higher Education - How to Address Contract Cheating, the Use of Third-Party Services and Essay Mills

Publication Date: 09 Oct 2017

​This guidance sets out best practice around promoting academic integrity in higher education, through tackling students' use of third parties' services in order to cheat. It covers the use of essay mills and other forms of contract cheating. It describes the issues, and sets out the steps providers can take to deal with these.

Author: QAA
Format: PDF
Size: 486 KB

Contract cheating leaflet

Publication Date: 09 Oct 2017

This PDF can be edited, using Acrobat Pro/Writer, to include relevant contact information

Author: QAA
Format: PDF
Size: 220 KB

Higher Education Toolkit - Alternative Providers: Engaging with the UK Quality Code for Higher Education

Publication Date: 30 Jun 2017

This toolkit is designed to help alternative providers align internal quality assurance processes with the UK Quality Code for Higher Education to support effective quality management.

Author: QAA
Format: PDF
Size: 760 KB

Education for sustainable development: Guidance for UK higher education providers

Publication Date: 05 Jun 2014

This new guidance is intended to support higher education providers wishing to embrace education for sustainable development as part of the student academic experience. The guidance is intended to complement the Quality Code but does not form an explicit part of it.

Author: QAA
Format: PDF
Size: 344 KB

College Higher Education Toolkit: Engaging with the UK Quality Code for Higher Education

Publication Date: 06 May 2014

Author: QAA
Format: PDF
Size: 615 KB

Engaging with the UK Quality Code for higher education A further education and sixth form college perspective

Publication Date: 01 May 2014

Author: QAA
Format: PDF
Size: 363 KB

Explaining student workload: Guidance about providing information for students

Publication Date: 30 Aug 2013

This is one of a suite of documents (for higher education providers and current and prospective students) intended to encourage the provision of clear and transparent information about higher education learning. QAA has produced this guidance in partnership with the Higher Education Public Information Steering Group (HEPISG).

Author: QAA
Format: PDF
Size: 293 KB

Explaining staff teaching qualifications: Guidance about providing information for students

Publication Date: 30 Aug 2013

This is one of a suite of documents (for higher education providers and current and prospective students) intended to encourage the provision of clear and transparent information about higher education learning. QAA has produced this guidance in partnership with the Higher Education Public Information Steering Group (HEPISG).

Author: QAA
Format: PDF
Size: 203 KB

Responding to feedback from students: Guidance about providing information for students

Publication Date: 30 Aug 2013

This is one of a suite of documents (for higher education providers and current and prospective students) intended to encourage the provision of clear and transparent information about higher education learning. QAA has produced this guidance in partnership with the Higher Education Public Information Steering Group (HEPISG).

Author: QAA
Format: PDF
Size: 194 KB

Explaining class size: Guidance about providing information for students

Publication Date: 30 Aug 2013

This is one of a suite of documents (for higher education providers and current and prospective students) intended to encourage the provision of clear and transparent information about higher education learning. QAA has produced this guidance in partnership with the Higher Education Public Information Steering Group (HEPISG).

Author: QAA
Format: PDF
Size: 109 KB

Explaining contact hours: Guidance for institutions providing public information about higher education in the UK

Publication Date: 11 Aug 2011

This guidance reflects how approaches to teaching, learning and assessment - including contact time - vary across subjects and across higher education institutions in the UK, and encourages institutions to communicate this information to students. It is primarily aimed at higher education institutions in England but may be of interest to staff and students in higher education across the UK.

Author: QAA
Format: PDF
Size: 578 KB

Contact hours: a guide for students

Publication Date: 11 Aug 2011

A student guide to contact hours. In higher education, the term 'contact hours' is used very broadly, to refer to the amount of time that you spend learning in contact with teaching or associated staff, when studying for a particular course.

Author: QAA
Format: PDF
Size: 516 KB