Notice Concerning The Criteria For University Education Relevance And Quality And On The Procedure For The Approval Of University Education

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om kriterier for universitetsuddannelsers relevans og kvalitet og om sagsgangen ved godkendelse af universitetsuddannelser

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Overview (table of contents) Annex 1

Annex 2 The full text of the Ordinance concerning the criteria for university education relevance and quality and on the procedure for the approval of university education

Pursuant to sections 11 and 14 of law No. 294 of 27. March 2007 on Accreditation institution of higher education shall be based on:

Accreditation Council tasks

§ 1. Accreditation Council accredits and approves undergraduate and master's degrees as well as masters courses and other part-time education offered in Denmark after the University Act, see. section 5, paragraph 1, and article 10, paragraph 1, of the law on Ak kre di tea rings in sti tu organisation for higher education.

(2). The Council shall accredit courses equivalent to education, which is covered by paragraph 1, and which Danish universities provider abroad, unless the individual education quality be ensured after the national quality assurance system of the country where the programme is offered without prejudice. section 5, paragraph 2, of the law on Accreditation institution of higher education.

Criteria for university education relevance and quality

§ 2. Accreditation Council shall decide on the accreditation of the supply of new and existing programmes in the light of the following three overall criteria columns provided for university education relevance and quality:

1) needs for training in the labour market,

2) research-based education and

3) education professional profile and level and internal quality assurance.

(2). The further elaboration of the criteria laid down in paragraph 1 pillars of university education to the relevance and quality of this publication annex 1.

(3). The descriptions of undergraduate education, graduate education, and Masters courses (type descriptions) in qualifications framework for higher education is used in the assessment of education targets for learning outcomes, see. Annex 2.

§ 3. For education, which can lead to the pursuit of regulated professions, and for which the approval is required, the Accreditation Council, establish additional criteria that ensure that education meets education relevant and regulatory requirements in the field. The Council must beforehand to discuss training content with the authority issuing the authorization for the exercise of the profession concerned.

§ 4. Accreditation Council must translate relevance and quality criteria laid down in article 2, paragraph 1, and in annex 1, in the Executive order on measurement and documentation points. The Council must publish its practice.

The approval process

§ 5. University Accreditation Council on accreditation and approval requests, see. section 1, paragraph 1, or for accreditation, see. section 1, paragraph 2. The request must be accompanied by evidence that the universities ' customer panels, see. University Act section 13 (a), have been involved.

(2). The University sets of education pursuant to section 1, paragraph 1, to the Council of education tilskudsmæssige within the classification on the Finance Bill laid charges, title, specific entry requirements for bachelor programmes, education and standard study time as well as possible fixing of maximum framework for the approach to training.

§ 6. Meet the Accreditation Council of the University setting under section 5, paragraph 2, the Council recommendation to that effect to the University and property agency. Accreditation Council can meet the setting for an existing education by a positive or a conditional positive accreditation, see. section 7 of the law on Accreditation institution of higher education. Option on a new education can only be met by a positive accreditation, see. § 9.

(2). Option to University and property agency shall be delivered no later than 5 business days after the training has been accredited.

(3). The Council did not meet the University's recommendation under section 5, paragraph 2, the Council shall communicate this to the University not later than 5 business days after the training has been accredited. The University may then within 10 business days to make objections. No later than 20 working days after the training has been accredited, the Council finally setting for University and property agency.

§ 7. University and property agency shall decide within 10 working days upon receipt of Accreditation Council's recommendation under section 6, accompanied by the necessary information, decision of education tilskudsmæssige within the classification on the Finance Bill laid charges, title, specific entry requirements for bachelor programmes, education and standard study time as well as possible fixing of maximum framework for access to education, without prejudice. However, paragraph 2. University and property agency shall immediately communicate the decision to the Council and the University.

(2). University and property agency shall submit to the cases concerning article 10, paragraph 3, of the law on Accreditation institution of higher education for the Ministry of science, technology and Development Department. The time limit referred to in paragraph 1 shall not apply to such cases.

(3). Agency's decisions in accordance with paragraph 1 may not be brought before the higher administrative authority.

§ 8. In cases where the University's recommendation under section 5 (2) are met, it shall take a decision on the approval of an Accreditation Council education pursuant to section 10, paragraph 1, of the law on Accreditation institution of higher education as soon as possible and at the latest within 8 working days after the University and property agency has taken a decision pursuant to section 7, paragraph 1.

(2). Approval shall be notified immediately to the University Council and University and property agency. The decision will then be made public.

(3). In cases where the University's recommendation under section 5 (1) is not met, the Council shall consult the University as soon as possible and at the latest within 8 working days after the University and property agency has taken a decision pursuant to section 7, paragraph 1, of the University will

1) provide training on the University and property agency conditions laid down or

2) withdraw his application.

Proceedings, complaints, etc.

§ 9. Accreditation of the institution of proceedings is governed by the rules laid down in the Act on administrative procedures.

(2). Accreditation Council may, in accordance with § 5, paragraph 3, nr. 1 of the law on Accreditation institution of higher education, to take a decision on an application for accreditation and approval will lapse if the University does not comply with a reasonable time limit set by the Council to come forward with information that is necessary for the Council to decide.

§ 10. Complaints about legal issues at the Accreditation Council decisions of parties can be brought before the University and property agency no later than 14 days after the decision is communicated to the party without prejudice. section 14, paragraph 2, of the law on Accreditation institution of higher education.

(2). Agency's decisions in accordance with paragraph 1 may not be brought before the higher administrative authority.

§ 11. The notice shall enter into force on the 1. January 2010.

(2). Executive Order No. 1030 by 22. August 2007 concerning the criteria for university education relevance and quality and on the procedure for the approval of university education will be repealed.
Ministry of science, technology and innovation, the 14. December 2009 Helge Sander/Lene Britt B Annex 1

Criteria: the need for training on the pillar of the labour market

Criterion 1: the need for training

By accrediting new degree programs:




– The institution should account for education business aim and identify buyers for future graduates.

– The institution to prove that there is a need for training, and to relevant customers and customer panels have been involved in the development of training, as well as, where appropriate, set out the distinctive feature of training in relation to the related degree programs.

– The institution should describe the labour market situation for graduates from related courses.



By accrediting existing study programmes:




– The institution shall demonstrate that it is part of an ongoing dialogue with customers, customer panels and graduates in order to continue ensuring the relevance and quality of education.

– The institution must, when employment and unemployment degrees prove that graduates will find relevant employment.



Criteria pillar II: research-based education

Criterion 2: the education is based on research and is linked to an active research environment of high quality




– Education must provide students with knowledge, skills and competencies based on research in the field of it/the relevant subject area (s) and, where appropriate, based on the interaction between research and practice.

– The training is organised by active researchers.

– The students are taught extensively by active researchers.

– The training closely related to an active research environment.

– Research environment behind training is of high quality, which are documented by relevant research indicators.



Pillar III: criteria of training professional profile and level and internal quality assurance

Criterion 3: professional profile and Training targets for learning outcomes




– Consistency between education targets for learning outcomes, the name and the title, which confer the right to education.

– Training targets for learning outcomes meet the appropriate type description (bachelor's, master's or master's) in the Danish qualifications framework for higher education, see. Annex 2.



Criterion 4: structure and organisation of training





– The training is organised in a way that supports learning objectives for learning outcomes, learning specific entry requirements and sample forms.

– Teaching settled on educational and a qualified show of teachers.

– Training physical conditions appropriate for the training and the number of students.

– Training is organized so that students have the opportunity to be part of an international study environment.



Criterion 5: ongoing internal quality assurance of training




– Education must satisfactorily included in the institution's quality assurance system referred to in article 6. the European standards and guidelines for internal quality assurance of education universities.

Annex 2

Descriptions of the ordinary higher degrees in Denmark (type descriptions)









 



Vocational college degree University Bachelor degree





Bachelor's degree





Master's degree doctoral degree





 





Knowledge and understanding



 





Vidensfeltet





Must have development-based knowledge about the industry and to practice and central applied theory and methodology must have development-based knowledge on professionens and to practice and applied theory and method





Must be research-based knowledge of theory, method and practice in one or more disciplines





To be in one or more disciplines have knowledge in selected areas is based on the highest international research within a subject area





Must have knowledge at the highest international level in the research area







Understanding and reflection level





Must be able to understand the practice and applied theory and method as well as central could understand the industry's application of theory and method





Must be able to understand the practices, applied theory and method as well as be able to reflect on practice and application of professionens theory and method must be able to understand and reflect on the theory, scientific methods and practices





Must be able to understand and on a scientific basis to reflect (s) knowledge and be able to identify scientific issues





Must have made a significant contribution to the development of new knowledge and understanding within the research field on the basis of scientific studies





 





Skills







The type of skills





Must be able to apply to key methodologies and tools as well as be able to apply the skills related to employment within the profession





Must be able to apply to methods and tools and will have to master the skills related to employment within the profession





To be able to use one or more contact and scientific methods and tools and be able to use general skills related to employment within the subject area (s)





Will have to master to (s) scientific methods and tools as well as master general skills related to employment within the subject area/s will have to master the scientific methods and tools as well as master other skills related to research and development tasks within the area







Assessment and decision





Must be able to assess the empirical issues as well as run and select options





Must be able to assess the empirical and theoretical issues as well as justifying and selecting relevant options





Must be able to assess theoretical and practical issues as well as justifying and selecting appropriate analysis and solutions must be able to assess and select from among the subject area (s) scientific theories, methods, tools and general skills as well as on the basis of scientific knowledge, establish new analysis and solutions





Must be able to analyze, evaluate and develop new ideas, including designing and developing new techniques and skills in the subject area







Dissemination must be able to communicate the empirical issues and possible solutions for partners and users





Must be able to communicate the empirical and professional issues and solutions for partners and users





Must be able to communicate the technical problems and solutions to both peers and non-specialists





Must be able to disseminate research-based knowledge and discuss professional and scientific issues with both peers and non-specialists





Must be able to take part in international discussions and to disseminate scientific results and progress to a broad audience





 





Skills Action space





Must be able to deal with development-oriented situations





Must be able to handle complex and development-oriented situations in work or study contexts





Must be able to handle complex and development-oriented situations in study or work contexts





Must be able to manage labour and develop lings contexts that are complex, unpredictable and require new approaches must be able to design and implement research and development tasks in complex and unpredictable contexts, Collaboration and responsibilities





Must be able to participate in disciplinary and interdisciplinary cooperation with a professional approach





Must independently could be included in the academic and interdisciplinary collaboration and assume liability within the framework of a professional ethics





Must independently could be included in the academic and interdisciplinary cooperation with a professional approach





Should independently be able to initiate and implement disciplinary and interdisciplinary cooperation and undertake professional responsibility





To be on their own could initiate and engage in national and international cooperation in research and development with scientific integrity







Learning





To be in a structured context could acquire new knowledge, skills and competencies in relation to the profession must be able to identify their own learning needs and develop their own knowledge, skills and competencies in relation to the profession must be able to identify their own learning needs and structure their own learning in different learning environments





Should independently be able to take responsibility for their own professional development and specialization






Must be able to independently initiate research and development projects and thus produce new knowledge and new skills such as developing research area





 





Formal conditions ECTS





90-1501)





180-2402)3)





1804)





1205)





180







Admission requirements





High school degree or relevant vocational education and training





High school examination with specific requirements for the subjects and levels or vocational training supplemented by requirements of certain secondary subjects and levels or VVU or diploma





High school graduation





Qualifying degree





Master's degree







Continuing education





Bachelor degree programs and diploma courses





Some master's programmes if necessary. through access courses, Masters courses and diploma courses





Candidate out dan nel looks, master out dan nel looks and di plom out dan nel looks





PhD and Masters courses





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The main institution-type6) Vocational academies university colleges





Universities





Universities





Universities







The knowledge base





Business and University based as well as development based





Business and University based as well as development based





Research-based





Research-based





Research





 

 

 

 

 

 









Descriptions of higher degrees during further education system for adults in Denmark (type descriptions)









 



VVU-degree





Diploma degree





A master's degree





 





Knowledge and understanding Vidensfeltet





Must be within a specialized area or in a broader perspective on the subject have development-based knowledge about the industry and to practice and central applied theory and methodology





Must be within a specialized area or in a broader perspective on the subject have development-based knowledge on professionens and to practice and applied theory and method





Must be within a specialized area or in a broader perspective on a disciplinary/multi-disciplinary area have knowledge and understanding, as in selected areas is based on the highest international research







Understanding-and

the reflection level





Must be able to understand the practice and applied theory and method as well as central could understand the industry's application of theory and method





Must be able to understand the practices, applied theory and method as well as be able to reflect on practice and application of professionens theory and method





Must be able to understand and on the basis of scientific knowledge, reflect on subjects on the Council/s knowledge and be able to identify scientific issues





 





Skills







The type of skills





Must be able to use the key methods and tools as well as be able to apply the skills related to employment within the selected area





Must be able to apply methods and tools and will have to master the skills related to employment within the selected area





Must be able to apply scientific methods and tools as well as master general skills related to employment within the selected area







Assessment and decision





Must be able to assess the empirical issues as well as run and select options





Must be able to assess the empirical and theoretical issues as well as justifying and selecting relevant options





Must be able to assess theoretical and practical issues as well as on the basis of scientific knowledge, establish new analysis and Dissemination approaches must be able to communicate the empirical issues and possible solutions for partners and users





Must be able to communicate the empirical and professional issues and solutions for partners and users





Must be able to communicate and discuss professional issues and solutions to both peers and non-specialists





 





Competencies







Action space





Must be able to deal with development-oriented situations within the chosen specialisation





Must be able to handle complex and development-oriented situations in work contexts must be able to manage and develop the social contexts that are complex, unpredictable and require new approaches







Cooperation and

responsibility





Must be able to participate in disciplinary and interdisciplinary cooperation with a professional approach





Must independently could be included in the academic and interdisciplinary collaboration and assume liability within the framework of a professional ethics





Should independently be able to initiate and implement disciplinary and interdisciplinary cooperation and undertake professional responsibility







Learning





To be in a structured context could develop own practice





Must be able to develop own practice





Must be able to independently take responsibility for own professional development





 





Formal conditions







ECTS





60





60





60







Admission requirements






High school exam, vocational training or basic education for adults and 2 years of relevant work experience





Business Academy training, VVU or particularly input sequences as well as 2 years of relevant work experience





Bachelor, bachelor or diploma and two years of relevant work experience







Continuing education





Diploma





Master's degree programme



 





The main institution-type7) Vocational academies





University colleges





Universities







The knowledge base





Business and University based as well as development based





Business and University based as well as development based





Research-based





 

 

 

 












1) Programme provides internship equivalent to at least 3 months.

2) Programme provides internship of at least 6 months.

3) A professional bacheloruddannelse can also be organised as an independent secondary education for one or more business Academy courses with a duration of at least 90 ECTS including. 3 month internship.

4) that can be approved propædeutisk education related to the bachelor's degree programme corresponding to a maximum of 60 ECTS. In the context of individual courses may be approved that training exceeds 180 ECTS due to paid work placement.

5) For master's programmes organised for the purpose of teaching in secondary education, can it be accepted that the training be extended by 30 ECTS, when the option is outside the Central Bay area. Individual master's programmes are approved to have a corresponding up to 180 ECTS.

6) specifies which type of institution which, as a general rule, the concerned degree provider type. There are exceptions to the general rule, URf.eks. can a business Academy is approved for the provision of professional bacheloruddannelser, like the diploma degree HD (diploma of business studies) offered by universities.

7) specifies which type of institution which, as a general rule, the concerned degree provider type. There are exceptions to the general rule, URf.eks. can a business Academy is approved for the provision of professional bacheloruddannelser, like the diploma degree HD (diploma of business studies) offered by universities.