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
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
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)