Requirements for quality in accredited study programmes – tertiary vocational education

All study programmes at vocational colleges shall comply with the national requirements for educational quality. This applies also to those study programmes that are established by colleges with self-accrediting rights within certain academic disciplines. The requirements for quality in study programmes are stipulated in the Act relating to tertiary vocational education, the Regulations concerning quality assurance and quality development in higher education and tertiary vocational education (by the Ministry of Education and Research), and the Regulations on the accreditation, supervision, and control of tertiary vocational education (by NOKUT).