Quality Assurance Agency Report

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) is an independent body ​entrusted with monitoring and advising on standards​ and quality in UK higher education. It is dedicated to checking that the three million students working towards a UK qualification get the higher education ​experience they are entitled to expect.​​​

De Montfort University International College (DMUIC), formerly known as Leicester International Pathway College (LIPC) has undergone an educational oversight monitoring visit by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and has received its final report, which is available in full at: 

QAA Review 2017

The monitoring visit in March 2017 resulted in the following judgements:

The QAA panel formed the following judgement about DMUIC (formerly LIPC).

  • confidence can be placed in DMUIC's management of its responsibilities for academic standards, as set out in its contractual arrangements with its academic partner
  • confidence can be placed in DMUIC's management and enhancement of the quality of learning opportunities
  • reliance can be placed on the information that DMUIC produces for its intended audiences about the learning opportunities it offers

Good Practice

The QAA panel identified the following features of good practice at  DMUIC.

  • the strong and collegial relationship between DMU, OIEG and DMUIC that contributes to the enhancement of learning opportunities
  • the comprehensive induction and the staff development opportunities offered to all staff that enables them to effectively support the specific needs of their international students

Quality Assurance Agency Action Plan 

The following Action Plan has been published in response to the above report. 

DMUIC's 2017 Action Plan (Download PDF)

Educational Oversight Annual Monitoring Reports

DMUIC's Annual Monitoring Outcome 2018 (Download PDF)

DMUIC's Annual Monitoring Outcome 2019 (Download PDF)

DMUIC Access and Participation Statement (Download PDF)

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