FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

Recognition and FAQ

Warnborough College  Ireland is an independent college for adult education. It is self-regulating and awards degrees under its Articles of Association (no. 264181).

Since its founding in 1997, Warnborough College Ireland courses, programmes and credentials have received recognition around the world for its innovative and practical approach to online and blended learning. Our graduates learn to link theory with practical outcomes to achieve success within their fields. We are proud of our graduates who are employed in top positions in commerce, industry, universities and the professions.

Warnborough College adheres to the Principles of Best Practice for Cross-Border Higher Education as recommended by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), the International Association of Universities (IAU), and the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC). There are also areas where we adopt frameworks from quality assurance bodies like the British QAA for our Prior Experience and Learning (APEL).

Our own quality assurance and peer review processes are based on ISO9001 standards as well as industry best-practice.  Standards are monitored by our Council, the Academic Board, external assessors, and industry partners.  All dissertations are examined by external examiners following European standards, and must be individually defended. Moreover, we work with universities and colleges around the world for mutual recognition, faculty and student exchanges, joint awards, partnerships, and other opportunities.

Some vocational qualifications receive additional accreditation e.g. the Bachelor of Science in Psychology (accredited by the ACCPH). Warnborough College Ireland is a recognised satellite centre (ID:128) of Awards For Training and Higher Education (ATHE) and authorised to deliver courses leading to ATHE awards. SAT test-takers can use the Warnborough College test centre code of 5765 as a reference.