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Foundation Degrees

Volume 481: debated on Thursday 23 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills which organisation regulates the quality of foundation degrees. (227428)

Foundation degrees are validated and quality assured by universities and they undergo the same rigorous quality assurance procedures as other higher education qualifications. The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) safeguards the standards of higher education qualifications by working with higher education institutions to define academic standards and quality.