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In line with our institutional quality statement, the University of Limerick complies with statutory quality requirements as enshrined in the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 and other relevant national acts. Furthermore, the university takes due regard of relevant guidelines and associated documents published by Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI, the statutory body that, amongst its other responsibilities, reviews and monitors the effectiveness of the QA procedures of higher education institutions). 

The Quality Support Unit follows a rigorous process for assessing UL compliance with statutory and related quality requirements. The quality requirements for which assessment-of-compliance exercises are complete, underway or planned are listed below.


QQI Statutory Quality Assurance Guidelines

Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESGs) 2015

Code of Practice for the Provision of Programmes of Education and Training to International Learners

Statutory Quality Assurance Guidelines for Designated Awarding Bodies

Policy for Collaborative Programmes, Transnational Programmes and Joint Awards

Topic-Specific Quality Assurance Guidelines for providers of Research Degree Programmes

Topic Specific Quality Assurance Guidelines for Blended Learning

Topic Specific Quality Assurance Guidelines for providers of Statutory Apprenticeship Programmes