Institutional accreditation United Kingdom model - Scottish variation: general topics for engineers (math, science and engineering)

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This paper presents an overview of the accreditation
philosophy and procedures adopted for higher education in the
United Kingdom. Following an assessment of the needs and wants
for accreditation, the paper discusses the role of the Quality
Assurance Agency and then provides a detailed background to
the innovative approach being taken in Scotland under the
umbrella of Enhancement-led Institutional Review (ELIR ), and
discusses the policies, procedures and processes employed to
implement ELIR.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational workshop on institutional and programme accreditation (IWIPA) 2011
Place of PublicationNew York
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781612842561
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventInstitutional and Programme Accreditation (IWIPA) - , United Kingdom
Duration: 20 Nov 2013 → …


WorkshopInstitutional and Programme Accreditation (IWIPA)
CountryUnited Kingdom
Period20/11/13 → …


  • confidence levels
  • quality assurrance
  • ehnancement-le institutional reivew
  • reflective analysis
  • ELIR outcomes
  • institutional accreditation
  • united kingdom model
  • scottish variation

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