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Who Accredits and awards Our Degrees?


Middlesex UniversityNSPC is accredited by the British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education.

NSPC is a partner institution of Middlesex University.  Middlesex awards all our degrees, which include post-graduate certificates, post-graduate diplomas, an MSc, an MA, two MProfs, and two professional doctorates.  Doctoral students are joint students with Middlesex University and enjoy the same facilities as other Middlesex students.  Some of our other degrees are validated by Middlesex, which means that students are studying solely with NSPC but are awarded their degree by Middlesex University.

Middlesex University is a leading teaching University with over 40 000 students in London, Dubai, and Mauritius, and 21 offices world-wide.  It has won two Queen's Awards for Enterprise for its overseas developments.  The Quality Assurance Agency audited its collaborative provisions, such as those with NSPC, in September 2011 and concluded that 

  • The care given to the validation of distance education programmes, which contributes significantly to the assurance of quality in such programmes

  • The pivotal role of the link tutors and the structures for their support and development in ensuring the effectiveness of collaborative partnerships

  • The Professional Doctorate Development Group and its role in promoting consistency of practice and in enhancing quality

Both of our doctorates are Professional doctorates are therefore included in the last commendation.