Guidance

Applying for powers to award taught degrees, research degrees and university title

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Explains the criteria for institutions to meet when seeking their own UK degree awarding powers and university title. Applies to institutions…

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Applications for the grant of taught degree-awarding powers, research degree-awarding powers, and university title: guidance for applicant organisations in England and Wales.

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Explains the criteria for institutions to meet when seeking their own UK degree awarding powers and university title. Applies to institutions in England and Wales only. Similar guidance is also available for foundation degree-awarding powers (URN 11/782).