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Marks of quality

Christian theology applied.
Moorlands College is validated by the University of Gloucestershire. We participate in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework, and are reviewed by the Quality Assurance Agency to ensure we fully meet national expectations as a provider of higher education.

Degree validation

All Moorlands degree programmes currently on offer are validated by the University of Gloucestershire. This means that the University oversees the standards and quality of what we do, and awards the degrees at the end of a student’s studies.

Quality assurance

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (known as QAA) is the body that is responsible for safeguarding standards and improving the quality of UK higher education. The College’s was recently reviewed by QAA and was found to meet national expectations in all areas.

The full report of this review is available here.

The College’s action plan of responses is available here: HER Action Plan 2018 09 17

Teaching excellence

Moorlands received a Silver award in the most recent Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) process. This means we are viewed as delivering high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students, and that we consistently exceed rigorous national quality requirements for UK Higher Education. We are the only independent theological college to have received a full award.

National Student Survey

Moorlands students are extremely positive about the quality of the College’s provision. We participate in the National Student Survey and our results are excellent, with 95% positive responses for the most widely quoted category of “overall satisfaction”, and an average of 97% positive responses for the four categories relating to teaching.

BA in Applied Theology results: https://unistats.ac.uk/subjects/satisfaction/10023454FT-BAT

BA in Applied Theology with Youth and Community: https://unistats.ac.uk/subjects/satisfaction/10023454FT-BATYCW