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safeguarding standards and improving the quality of UK higher education

UK Quality Code for Higher Education Part A: Setting and maintaining academic standards

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Publication date: Oct-2013

Category: Higher education reference points

Size: 372KB​


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.

Part A of the Quality Code explains how academic standards are set and maintained for higher education qualifications in the UK.​​