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Information and guidance

  • Higher Education Review (Alternative Providers): Handbook April 2015

    Higher Education Review (Alternative Providers), formerly known as Higher Education Review (Plus), is QAA's principal review method for alternative providers. This method applies to alternative providers undergoing review from 1 August 2015.

    This Handbook states the aims of Higher Education Review (Alternative Providers) and gives guidance to providers preparing for, and taking part in, this type of review.

​​The list below includes information and guidance published in the last 12 months. If you would like to find an older publication, please use the search on the main publications page. Publications not available on our website are available on request - please contact us at enquiries@qaa.ac.uk for more information​​.